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Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules.

Golden Rule: He who has the gold makes the rules.

A couple days ago I posted a Twitter link to an article in the Huffington Post titled: PayPal Takes Controversial Stance Against Sex. The article reveals that Paypay has told a number of websites selling erotica that if they continue to sell work that features bestiality, incest (or pseudo-incest) or underage sex, Paypal will suspend […]

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E-book Design doesn’t have to be bad

E-book Design doesn’t have to be bad

A Twitter message of outrage over e-book pricing from @feliciaday (yes, that Felicia Day) reminded me of an embarrassing incident from the holidays. I’d put it out of my mind largely due to hysterical amnesia. You’ll see why in a second. For Christmas my brother, sister and I kicked in to get my parents an […]

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House Slaves vs. Spartacus

House Slaves vs. Spartacus

Others, most notably Dean Wesley Smith, have written far more eloquently than I shall about the issue of the coming civil war between writers. I actually don’t expect the war to be very civil at all, largely because the internet is not a place which cultivates or rewards civility. In fact, the very title of […]

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Monday, Bloody Monday

Monday, Bloody Monday

UGH. Today was one of those days. Tuscon was fun on Sunday and I stayed a bit later than I expected, talking to friends. On the drive back up to Phoenix I got to listen to a Sun’s game (exciting 1 point win in the last 35 seconds) and stopped at a huge wine/beer/liquor store […]

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Charity Auction: Relay for Life

Kassie Klaybourne and I, though our area in Second Life, are having an auction on Sunday evening (June 7th) at 6 PM Pacific time. You can find details on the auction by Clicking Here for more information. Among some of the items being offered are: * A $200 gift certificate to the Stormwolf Store * […]

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The Eleventh Language

In one of those cool and unexpected events, I got a contract today. My foreign rights agent, Danny Baror, has sold A Secret Atlas and Cartomancy for translation in Romanian! This becomes my eleventh language (including English, which I only count once despite the fact that I write in American). I don’t know when the […]

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Odds and Ends…

Odds and Ends…

J. C. Hutchins, the genius behind and author of the wildly successful Seventh Son novels—which he has been podcasting—interviewed me on the most recent of his hiatus-casts. The third, and possibly concluding volume in the trilogy, will debut on 07.07.07. Our discussion ranged all over the place and was a lot of fun. And if […]

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