Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bureau of Sustainable Research – right on schedule!

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/152094/ I WOULD RATHER WE JUST ABOLISHED COPYRIGHT ENTIRELY THAN ENGAGE IN THIS TRAVESTY: “Reminiscent of buggy whip manufacturers taking legal action against auto makers, the former U.S. Register of Copyrights, Ralph Oman, has given an amicus brief in the … Continue reading

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what I’m looking for in a critique

To those who have a copy in hand: I look forward to your feedback. …but let me tell you what sort of feedback I’m looking for, and what you should and should not waste your time with. No: punctuation grammar … Continue reading

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title of the book two

The title of the first book “The Powers of the Earth” is a dual reference. On the one hand, it is a phrase that Thomas Jefferson used in the introduction of the Declaration of Independence to mean “the various governments … Continue reading

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economics of self publishing

Intro Writing is not a way to get rich. Writing is not even a way to have a decent middle class lifestyle. Writing is (for me, at least) torture that is worth enduring if you’ve got a story trapped inside … Continue reading

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two missed requests for alpha copy

I had an email hiccup and the last two folks who asked me via email for alpha copies of the book had their messages lost. Please resend. Also specify whether PDF is acceptable – I’ve sent out a dozen or … Continue reading

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