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Investaphobia

No one in the history of the universe invests money in a company knowing they’re going to lose all said money. Oh, some people may invest in losers because they know how to actually get more money later–yeah, real estate nightmare, anyone–but the plan is to make money eventually. People lose money of course. Plans … Continue reading

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Bad Stories and Good Fans

The other night I watch a documentary about a movie I haven’t seen. Well, the title Best Worst Movie caught my attention. And I had, at least, heard of Troll 2. Have you seen Troll 2? Even if you haven’t, watch the documentary. At one point, people in the film talk about how something badly … Continue reading

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The Light around the Corner

Sending your work out into the world is an adventure–no matter the path. E-publishing is a widening path these days, but that doesn’t make it easy. Friend and colleague, Niamh Clune, launched her book a few weeks back, and due to technical difficulties, has had to launch the book again. Many lessons learned, including–Amazon isn’t … Continue reading

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Brimming Over

Sometimes the mind just brims over with ideas. Do you ever have trouble deciding what to focus on or what to pursue? I’m going to pursue as many as I can. One is the idea of a princess detective. I want to try to write a princess that isn’t what most people think. I’m writing … Continue reading