So … I spent some time this year (local pandemic restrictions permitting) at a handful of live events (craft fairs, holiday markets, etc), where I had a chance to do a little book selling. I’d not done it very much before; I mean, getting out and trying to sell your products live, not from behind … Continue reading The Hidden Lessons of Moving Product
(Note: This blog entry contains spoilers for several fantasy works, including Abercrombie’s First Law series, Parker’s The Folding Knife, Moorcock’s Elric saga, and Tolkein’s Simarillion. If you don’t know or wish to know the conclusions to these stories, abort now.) So … I finished reading The Folding Knife the other day. Written by K.J. Parker, … Continue reading I like it dark. Dark! Okay, not that dark.
So…. If one were to listen to the news lately, one could be forgiven for thinking that the end is nigh. Between political strife, natural disasters, the fact that a man with the name Carrot Top has his own Las Vegas show…. And that’s just what’s going on in my native country. It’s repeated all … Continue reading The End