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Judgment Day Is Upon Me

Well, it’s just about time for me to send out query letters for my new book. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the painful methodology for selling a book, let me compare it to having your wisdom teeth pulled without anesthetic, while simultaneously having your lower extremities consumed by flesh-eating bacteria. It’s like… Read more »

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Candyman! Candyman! Candyman!

As I sat down to write this blog, I wondered if I should be writing about the upcoming presidential elections or about Halloween. Although Mitt Romney is certainly as frightening as any character from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, I was able to come up with an angle that will allow me to write about… Read more »

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How porn killed the Betamax

You may remember a few years back there was a battle for high definition video. There were two competing formats, HD-DVD and Blu-ray. In North America and Europe, Blu-ray won out, and the less expensive HD-DVD is the most widely used format in China. But before the disk wars, there were the video cassette wars…. Read more »

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What’s in a title?

As Rodney Dangerfield once quipped, “I bought a book called How to make it big…it was all about business!” Titles are important. They can make or break a book, a movie, or even a video game. So when it came time to choose a name for my book, I really gave it some thought. The… Read more »