Author Archives: Dave

Eclipse

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First amazon review

The years have mellowed me. At one time, receiving a review of my novel such as this would have cause me to retreat and give up. Now I’m more determined than ever. “Obviously written in another language with bad translation. … Continue reading

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Out and about on a hot day

The bank thermometer reads 98. Outside the library there are kids playing in the shade. When we worry about how much time our kids–and we ourselves–spend inside, behind a computer screen, it’s nice to see a few people undeterred by … Continue reading

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Online ebook pricing conundrum

I’ve been experimenting with a novel I wrote. I have it published on Amazon as an ebook (see below). I really am more interested in people reading it than I am in¬†abeing paid. The conundrum is what price to ask? … Continue reading

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Good online (science) fiction?

I recently signed up for the trial of Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited. For $9.99 I have access to many thousands of books. Having recently written a novel, I’m looking for ways to learn the ropes of online publishing, promote my novel … Continue reading

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Lost in space, or Kansas…

If persistence is a virtue, then I have at least one. One interesting quandary I’ve discovered is that the ability to create–for the sake of argument, assume I am in that group–does not correlate with a skill in promotion. However … Continue reading

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It takes a lot to impress me

But these are simple, fascinating, elegant. ¬†Bringing the promise of what computer controlled fabrication can do. Ugears Are The Wooden Alternative To Legos. And They’re Awesome. https://ugearsmodels.com/

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Twenty minute walk from 9th and Kentucky.

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River receding

The river has dropped a few feet.  Mud everywhere.

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No revelations

Sometimes you just sit on a bench in the park and enjoy the grass, the trees, and the sky.

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