Part 2: The Evil, Arrogant Publishers In my seed article writing as Chief Editor of IFWG Publishing, I hypothesized The Grand Illusion, a state where many self-publishers created a bubble around themselves, constructed of beliefs and views that were not necessarily based on fact. In Part 1, under my name, I discussed eBooks, and how, […]
Self-publishers often irrationally entangle eBook discussions with that of the virtues of self-publishing, adding to The Grand Illusion.
I don’t, personally, disagree with advertising one’s book on Facebook, Twitter etc, and I have certainly done it as an author, as well as a publisher, but I draw a well-defined line.
The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and
There’s a number of ways to dissect the writing craft – or any art form – and this article approaches the topic from the viewpoint of the art of illusion
Small-press publishers have existed since the creation of printing, and in fact, before. However, with the rise of large presses
When I started out as a writer, I wrote fantasy stories—and usually the heroic type. I still like the sub-genre. But I admit it didn’t take me long to lean toward darker tales, whether they were in the fantasy genre, or what some people call horror. Before long I spent more time and words on dark […]
The greatest minds of humanity contributed to an accumulated set of principles that are elegant, practical, and most importantly, self-critical
An absolute statement? No, not quite, but I think it might hold. Over the past week or so I have focused rather heavily on reviewing some stories that touched on the topic of whether story (A) was truly horror, or story (B) was ‘dark enough’ to be virtually horror. More specifically, there were some stories […]
I have chosen ‘Epic Fantasy’ as my first victim…er…category.