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

Phoenix Fire: The Project


First, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you who have posted here to bring so many aspects of the matters to my attention. I appreciate all … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Phoenix Fire: How to make enemies and create adversaries


Tabetha Jones and her cohorts arrived on my blog and created an amusing furor . I stand by my statement that Phoenix Fire is run like a vanity press. They expect the … Continue reading

December 23, 2012 · 92 Comments

International writing scams


The Taj Mahal Review  charges $25 a copy for a beautifully produced magazine.  They do not pay their authors and they do not give them a contributor’s copy. You have … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Seriously, Write Agenda, do you think this is going to appease us?


Write Agenda has twice revised their boycott list. First they dropped everyone (including myself) off their list except for Strauss, MacDonald, Crispin, and Elrod. Then they expanded it again to … Continue reading

October 9, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Nature of the Freedom of Information Act


The Write Agenda claims to have used the Freedom of Information Act to discover that NOTHING existed in regards to lawsuits filed against American Book Publishing. First, the Freedom of … Continue reading

October 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Write Agenda is Wrong


I could not lodge a reply because of a time limit, so I’m putting my rebuttal here. And then I will cross post it across all of my other blogs, … Continue reading

October 8, 2011 · 2 Comments


Victoria Strauss has an excellent article on self-publishing vs vanity publishing and she answered some of my long standing questions about my own effort to re-issue my books myself. There’s … Continue reading

December 3, 2009 · Leave a comment

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