Cussedness Corner

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

The troubles with mixed genre


I am finding I have a lot of trouble promoting my books because they are mixed genre. The categories are almost set in iron. I often use Dark Fantasy I like … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

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

Call for submissions


Originally published on July 19, 2013 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daverana-Enterprises/398574250020 FOSSIL LAKE An anthology of the aberrant Edited by Christine Morgan To be published in 2014 by Daverana Enterprises What we’re looking for: … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 29 Comments

Tracking the Werewolf


My lycans are actually wolfweres, not werewolves.  On Daverana the werewolves are beasts that have no self restraint.  The lycans hunt them down and destroy them. My lycans first appeared … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

PR challenges


I caught so caught up in posting over at Daily Kos that I neglected this blog for two weeks. I am cross posting the contents of my newest Daily Kos … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Ghettoization of women


I posted a short take on this on my author page on facebook, but I think it deserves a longer look.  First I want to recommend this excellent article about … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 7 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

Be a character in Janrae’s World contest


Would you like to be a character in Justice of Wolves, the second book in the Lycan Pride series? What would you like to be? Tell me what you would … Continue reading

January 27, 2013 · 5 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

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

The Prophecies of St. Tarmus of Lorendon


The origin of this in my novels is mostly attributed to Nostradamus by my readers, however it would be closer to blame it on the bible. I noticed very young … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Janrae Frank