Cussedness Corner

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

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

Paladin of Curmudgeonry hates scammers AND….

eeeeeejjjiits.  ooooo eeeee ooooo. No, seriously. When I stumbled upon Phoenix Fire Publishing and Tabetha Jones through a tweet from Victoria Strauss of Writer Beware, I had no idea of … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Phoenix Fire: Stupidity in advertising

One of the challenges of doing promotions on the web is the blog tour. There are many reputable places you can go to for good tours at reasonable prices. One … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 17 Comments

World Castle Publishing

The reason for bringing up World Castle Publishing, is that it was one of the companies that Tabetha Jones/Zoey Sweete mentioned on the phone to me on Monday.  She claimed … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 15 Comments

phoenix fire publishing contract

This is a copy of the contract that was never signed by Beth Wright. Phoenix Fire Publishing address removed, but saved. I’m going to give Tabetha a phone call Publishing … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 41 Comments

Interesting doings

I had a very interesting exchanges of emails with Tabetha Jones concerning Beth Wright.  Tabetha threatened to sue my company if I publish Beth’s books without first paying Tabetha $700. … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 29 Comments

Beth Wright: an outstanding talent

Last night I closed a deal with Beth Wright for two of her erotic speculative fiction titles: Desire and Fate (science fiction) and The Devil’s Pet Kitten (paranormal). She is … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · 18 Comments

Tarred and Feathered with the Same Brush

Back when I first considered starting my own company and self-publishing, I was told that I should not do this because of the bad rep that self publishing had. Even … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sooo Sweete (Not): Lindsay interviews Zoey Sweete AKA Tabetha.

Interview Lindsay is promoting Tabetha’s new giveaway. It reads as supercilious because of all the usages of awesome and amazing like some valley girl on steriods. Friend or not, promoting a … Continue reading

January 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

A strange thing happened on the way to author

Samantha Braide’s name has been removed from the author’s page on the Phoenix Fire Publishing page. Instead the same author picture is up for Elle Beth and the same book … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 32 Comments

What Else are They Paying for?

According to both “Martha” and Tabetha herself, the authors are still paying for their own covers. The difference is that Tabetha now has them going directly to the artist. But … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 5 Comments

Months and nothing

For months after the various authors pulled their books from Mystic Press, they demanded to receive a royalty statement form Tabetha. This grew louder as evidenced in comments from across … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 169 Comments

Wild Accusations

Tabetha Jones said in comments on my “Phoenix Fire Publishing: Avoid it” I also have a question for Janrae. I was told that you have a fraudulent copy of Stacey … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · 13 Comments


ON SA’NECARI SEXUAL HABITS, FERTILITY, AND GENETICS The sa’necari are a race of human necromancers who possess all the powers and appetites of vampires. They have one of the strongest … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Politics and culture of Daverana

          POLITICS AND CULTURE   Waejontor.   General   There are five main groups living in Waejontor: the sa’necari, the humans, the lycans, the vampires, and … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Janrae Frank

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