How to get a $50K publishing deal for $5000

How to get a $50K publishing deal for $5000

This week I’ve been revising some old posts, and generally feeling down about everything. Most of the time, I’m just complaining about expensive publishing solutions and urging authors to take matters into their old hands. But then a potential client told me he was in talks with a (vanity) publisher and wanted to get my

The Matrix, the Metaverse, and the Antivax Movement

The Matrix, the Metaverse, and the Antivax Movement

Matrix 4: Resurrections doesn’t deserve a movie review, for many reasons: it’s not that interesting, or enjoyable – almost as if it’s consciously and deliberately avoiding the point of the cinematic experience as entertainment. It is not entertaining. Luckily my wife and I were the only ones in the theatre so we could...

Starting over with nothing at 42

Starting over with nothing at 42

Nearly 2 decades ago, only a few streets over from where I live now in Tainan, Taiwan, I had a panic attack about my future. What will I do when I’m OLD. What am I building and creating that will actually last; rather than all my efforts consumed in fire. I could argue, looking back, The 3 secrets to book marketing, and a haunted castle...