What’s Old Is New

It’s 1931; the newsstands are littered with pulp magazines; the world is filled with wondrous tales. One of those thrilling tales came from Astounding. A new space hero emerged; his name is Hawk Carse. In those days a reader picked up a 7″x10″ magazine of dubious quality and wiled away the day for a quarter.…

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The Things We Read

You can tell a lot about someone by what they read. Some read for information; some read for pleasure. I just read–everything. Looking at a book in the library that hasn’t been touched pains me. I might read Romance one day, Action-Adventures the next, but I truly love to read the old-time pulp stories. Raymond Chandler,…

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Technology Is A Two-edge Sword

This should be a milestone for me–and it is in a way–instead of a trial by Fire HD8. It’s my first giveaway. Yeah, I’ve given paperback books and ebooks away, but not products to promote a new audience. That’s why I wanted to give something away that isn’t necessarily Scott derived. The giveaway got off…

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The Perfect Audience

For the last year and a half, I’ve tried to identify just who likes my books. And failed horribly. The reason could be that it is hard to narrow down just who likes silly comedies. I’ve had octogenarians laugh out loud and tweens also. That’s a big group of people. Some who have never encountered…

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The Dreaded Meanies

Authors are sensitive people. We spill our guts out on paper in the name of Entertainment. Often we spend endless hours working tirelessly to produce something of substance. Then there are just as many hours tweaking to make a novel easier to read—all for possibly someday a little money or fame, or even just for…

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