I’ve made a decision to cut the cord on my ongoing poetry anthology, Stir, and release it for Kindle and paperback. I’m going to finalize selections and upload in fairly rapid order. I’m doing this in large part because I’ve decided I’m no worse at poetry than some of the things I’ve seen in lit … More Poetry Imminent. Stir to be Released on Amazon.
I don’t know who this person is (an anonymous Kindle Customer), but they had this to say about The Party at the Last Tomorrow: 5.0 out of 5 starsFascinating. ByKindle Customeron November 10, 2017 Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase Well written. Muse is Everyman on a subterranean journey. Clever use of language to create a world to … More I Get Reviews, But Not Paperbacks
New books are live. More books are coming. The Devil Left Him is up on sale on Amazon. I just did the official announcement on Periscope. The Devil Left Him: Official Anouncement! https://t.co/1QM8l1tPx6 — Andrew J. Patrick (@ajpwriter) July 25, 2017 That should have showed up on Facebook as well. I explain that the book … More Everything is Back on Track!
Over at Quartz, a suggestion that Amazon, which has been making moves toward having physical stores (at present, “lockers” which function like post office boxes where people can pick things up), should buy Radio Shack, which has been faltering in just the way you would expect. It sounds exciting, but it’s a bad idea. The … More Why Would Amazon Want a Physical Presence?
Politics is the ultimate entertainment. Over at The Atlantic, a sober estimation of why TV is outperforming movies as quality entertainment: Networks love the cable bundle for the same reason that viewers hate it: It’s a relentless (i.e. dependable) transfer of money from households to networks, regardless of what television or how much television we … More Why Netflix is Still the King…
I have ambitions beyond this blog, and one of these is to write (another is to start my own Cramps tribute band). I’ve been trying to write since I was 14, and I’ve always been frustrated at the sheer impossibility of making a living at it. The competition daunts the amateur: even if somebody at … More Setting up a Publishing House