Cussedness Corner

"My work may be garbage but it's good garbage." Mickey Spillane

Award Scams

Guest post by Steven Beeho. Coming next week a deeper digging from another angle by  another Steven, Steven Saus.) Here’s to my wealth of Stevens. Mr. Beeho is the author … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Darkness in My Work

We all have a bit of darkness in our souls.  Creatures that were sleeping under our beds as children and then evolve into the body of our accumulated hurts. So … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Guest post: Thea Larson

Thea Larson is the author of Trust, a YA science fiction novel published by Daverana Enterprises. I asked her to do a guest post for us and here it is. … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Serpent’s Quest and Self-Publishing

Serpent’s Quest is now complete on Wattpad. That is the entire novel. We will be bringing it out this month in print edition with six outstanding illustrations by Anne Stone … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kelly Freas

      One corner got torn in all the moving around I have done, but the picture was not harmed. Kelly Freas did this portrait of my ex. Kelly … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Chimquar the Lionhawk

My first “sale” was a giveaway to Jessica Amanda Salmonson. It was The Ruined Tower. I wrote it during the years that I was angry at having Christianity shoved down … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Nikki Palomino WTF?

I would like to say that I’m underwhelmed by Nikki’s comments. She went to my facebook where I had never mentioned her and attacked me. I did not know her … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 4 Comments

Tabetha Jones gets stupid? Maybe? What do you think?

Over at her Zoey Sweete facebook page, Tabetha Jones (who openly admits to being Zoey btw) posted this and I can’t quite decipher it. A Warning from myself and Nikki … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 19 Comments

Publishing Scammers and Rescues

I talked about our staff last time, now I wish to talk about our authors, or four of them in particular. I’m friends with Victoria Strauss and I read Writer … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment


If you go back far enough in this blog, you’ll find the ones I wrote while I was running away from my nightmares. I was seized by a feeling that if I … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Immorality of the Immoral

I want to open this discussion with a link to the Writer Beware post about Tony G. (Anthony Giangregorio). Writer Beware As you can see there,  Tony G. had this … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 8 Comments

Big Mouth, Small Dick

To keep matters short, I first posted the Open Casket Press contract. Scammers and idjits flourish through the desperation of writers to be published.  In the case of Open Casket … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 23 Comments

Open Casket Press: AVOID IT

What we have here is an example, converted from a scanned pdf, of the contract with Open Casket Press. This is post number one. I’ll explain it all shortly in … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Tale of the Vanilla Vodka

People are strange and, when you put life through the rosy sitcom glasses, amusing. Even when they are frustrating. I signed up through my healthcare provider with a service that … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m doing the learning curve with Hoots

I’m doing the learning curve with Hootsuite. So this is just a test post. Let’s see if it works. Leave me a zany comment or the description of the kind … Continue reading

May 18, 2013 · 4 Comments

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