The Seasons Turn Which means another round of spring-cleaning! Oh, what joy, what pleasure, what horrors await. Joy, that the place gets a good cleanout. Out go the spider webs that took over the ceilings, hid along the edges of everything hung on the wall, drifted down from the light fittings like old man moss. … Continue reading A Few Days Until Spring Hits
Some people turn over a new leaf, some turn over a full page, but I'm going to add a page! At least to this site. It's not up yet, still in the design phase, but before long there will be --- drumroll, please --- a Copywriter Page Yes, I know. Sounds like a lot of … Continue reading A New Page!
The delays are due to the broken thumb/wrist. I can't work fast. Sometimes, not at all. Output to a standstill when compared to other days, weeks, months. The opportunity, though, is to catch up with the things I need to read. No, not fiction. I do that in bed before sleeping (without the cat these … Continue reading Delays or Opportunities
Trigger Warning: This is a rant, so if you don't want to read about abuse, rape, legal injustice, then STOP right here. Do not enter this black moment. *** A new thing lately is the bully romance. Did my chin hit the floor that this is a thing? This is how it's described: Bully romance … Continue reading This #MeToo Cake has no Icing
of attraction. Not between people, but toward a purpose, an end point. This is an experiment, so here goes ... Photo by Mitchell Luo on Pexels.com The Door The sign was for a new style of massage, with an image of strong masculine hands shaped to knead muscles. Hands with no callouses, short nails, no … Continue reading The Game
Hang on, hang on, it's just a few minutes away. I promise. Those clouds will part and there will be the light of a bright, sunshiny day. Okay, looks like I was wrong. Again. But the days are getting longer, the mornings are lightening earlier, and the flowers are blooming. Yes, they are. The purple … Continue reading Here Comes the Sun
Yep. Housekeeping time for the blog. It's a regular thing with the blog posts removed after a certain period of time. Pages get updated a bit, played with, but not a full spring-clean. Now is the time. If you don't see me for a while, it's because the doors are closed, the fumigators are in, … Continue reading Times be a-Changin’
Or critique feedback. It's not easy to write a story, let alone a book. It's not easy to get someone to read it and offer comments. It's not easy to get a critique on a book. But, if we want to keep writing stories and books, we need to take the first step (sometimes, several … Continue reading Getting the Goss
Today is the shortest day of the year - if you live in the southern hemisphere. It's the day I do a bit of a clean-out. Cupboards, rooms, shelves, eFiles, drawers, sheds, gardens. It's the shortest day, so getting it done within the time-frame ensures it can't all be done, only the things that matter. … Continue reading Looking to the Light
This is about books and advertisements. About publishers and what they offer as incentives to new readers. It's about the money they spend to get the books to readers. But it's only specific readers, the ones from a defined location. And there are some publishers who punish readers who aren't in the right location. Does … Continue reading A One-sided View – Mine!