( culture / writing / books / conspiracies ) How To Be a Successful Tyrant
by Larken Rose
Almost all oppression via propaganda is based upon scaring people, and then presenting a false choice where the people can chose either to do what you want them to do, or face some unknown (often purely fictional) horror. This is not the method of the common thug, which can be ... read more
( culture / writing / books / novels ) A politically-incorrect manifesto. Anti-corporate crusader Dobie Pokorny wants to save the world. His old boss, Colonel Charonne, wants to stop him. On his "speaking truth to power" tour, Dobie meets and falls in love with Kaylie while enduring attacks at every turn. Can they outrun Charonne and his minions? Will Major Watson steal her aw... read more
( culture / writing / books / novels ) Two of my ebooks are available free of charge all month (July) at Smashwords. The links are at the bottom of that page.
I've already sold five copies since yesterday as opposed to five copies over the past year. I guess the price is finally right. :)
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( culture / writing / books / advice ) Louis L'Amour once said he could write while sitting in the middle of the freeway. That didn't impress me at the time, but now it does.
Not one, but two dogs threw up behind me as I wrote. Was that a commentary on my writing? Wouldn't be the first time.
As I told these guys in the job interview, If you're wondering wh... read more
( culture / writing / books / novels ) My latest short story, based on our real life pugs Daisy, Chandler and Joey, the latter of whom is the only one still alive and barking. See https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085XM6QW8As recently as a few months ago, the Lazy Pug Café was nothing more than a dilapidated ... read more
( culture / writing / books / novels ) Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a temporary word processor (typist). For his latest assignment, he thought he was taking just another temp job. He didn't anticipate Venelia and the Dynamos. The what?
Cli ... read more
( culture / writing / books / novels ) . According to the Telegraph, anyway. An interesting list. Several if not most of these were that author's first novel (first published novel, anyway). I've actually read half of these, though it... read more