Neil Gaiman Goes Over The Edge, Caligula Goes into Rewrites, and The Journal Still Has No Name: An End of July Update

Here’s a Podcast: We had this recorded last month, and of the 2 hours+ we recorded, this is the stuff that was actually about the ostensible topic, Neil Gaiman. I think we went over the edge on this one. The rest of the merry nonsense is going up on a “Bonus Episode” for Patrons, which… Read More Neil Gaiman Goes Over The Edge, Caligula Goes into Rewrites, and The Journal Still Has No Name: An End of July Update

Larry Correia, Delicious Tacos, and Terror House: The Exposure Pay Conundrum

A few years ago, you’d never see the words “Huffington Post” mentioned on social media without someone getting in a dig that they pay their writers “in exposure”. Larry Correia made a point of it when fisking a HuffPo author (as is right and just): I’m pretty sure the average HuffPo writer considers me a… Read More Larry Correia, Delicious Tacos, and Terror House: The Exposure Pay Conundrum

Peerless, Fearless, and Hammered: Drunk Vampire Hunter Gets His Book

Of all the characters I’ve made on Unnamed Journal, DVH has been the easiest to write. I inhabit him (he inhabits me?) almost effortlessly. He’s bumbling but competent, self-overhearing but uninhibited, a Hamlet that fears not action, nor anything, save the cruelties of sobriety. He won’t get a name any more than Continental Op ever… Read More Peerless, Fearless, and Hammered: Drunk Vampire Hunter Gets His Book

The Internet is Filled With Writing Gurus Who Want Your Money

I sometimes thing that the only profitable part of self-publishing is sniffing out the flop-sweat on people who are desperate for attention because they wrote a book. Here’s a classic example, found on Facebook. It looks like every other website of this kind: Long scrolling page Center-justified, bolded text. Buy button placed at regular intervals.… Read More The Internet is Filled With Writing Gurus Who Want Your Money