That Most “Unsocial” Of Socials

That Most “Unsocial” Of Socials

Fed up. Done. Gone.

Letter To My Republican Friends

Letter To My Republican Friends

I voted for her in 2016. I did so because she was much more experienced and competent than him. And I feel 2020 has PROVEN that to be correct.

About Tomorrow Today

About Tomorrow Today

Q: Recently, controversially on your blog, you attacked sci-fi and fantasy writers. Are you trying to be hounded off of social media and chased into hiding in, uh, Norway?

N: There's nothing wrong with Norway. But I didn't attack them...

The “Editors”

The “Editors”

Much as her self-appointed arbiter of “good writing” popped up to troll tweet Ms. Avon, I feel the same could apply to that passage above: “Rewrite needed.” Why? Ahem, well...

At The End Of The Day

At The End Of The Day

Sometimes I write a comment and afterwards I think... that should not be "buried" among other comments.

Moments Of Life

Moments Of Life

I do get it. I don't live in a "la-la land"; and I believe most other people out here actually don't.

What Am I Doing Here?

What Am I Doing Here?

Why as a writer bother with a several times a week blog? Isn't it a distraction? Isn't it a hassle?

The Reach

The Reach

Here’s one for the Department of "If You Think No One Is Paying Attention, You’re Wrong."

Shouting For Help Into The Internet Void

Shouting For Help Into The Internet Void

I thought, too, that she seemed to be about my niece's age - in her young 20s. To feel/be so "alone" in her view of the world at that age as to even remotely consider doing that to herself? Her whole life ahead of her? With the whole world out there?

Request To My Followers: Please Visit This Woman’s Post

Request To My Followers: Please Visit This Woman’s Post

Let's keep her busy. Please consider following her and commenting. Please like her post. Let's make her phone buzz endlessly.

“While I like to hope I have changed your world…”

“While I like to hope I have changed your world…”

My guess is I have a modest flow of new novel readers only because as I have kept writing books I have also made sure I have regularly posted on my blog here: the two go hand in hand.

“Modernity” And Its Impacts

“Modernity” And Its Impacts

"Modernity" - its electricity, instant communications, machines, firepower, and medicines, including especially birth control - is what has been most responsible for the end of restrictive millennia-old roles allotted to women, and that process is ongoing.

Why Blog?

Why Blog?

Social media is about, above all, being, well, social.

Twelve Posts

Twelve Posts

If we are new to a blog that has been around for years, we may perhaps feel we have turned up "late" to a "party" where everyone else already seems to "know" everyone else. It isn't easy to try to pinpoint which older posts are the "more important" in order to catch up. And no [...]

Once Upon A Time, There Were Only Blogs…

Once Upon A Time, There Were Only Blogs…

We don't think a lot about it. But we have to remind ourselves how potentially dangerous spending too much time in front of screens may be. By midday Friday, I found myself developing a terrible headache. Too much time writing and staring at my Microsoft Surface in recent days had probably been the main culprit. [...]