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This week, there was a bit of a scandal when the New York times wrote about self published authors paying for reviews. It's interesting, and on a certain levels, shows the kind of money invested by authors who want a successful book if they're doing...

Lately, the concept of author scams has been on my mind. It is probably motivated by the fact that I was asked to read someone's book the other week and, I thought, "This is it, this is my chance to open my dodgy author appraisal...

Back to work on the novel today, finally. I have a few short stories in my head that I'd like to write, but I'm holding off, since I'm on the downward slope of the novel (rewriting the final quarter) and I want to push through and...

I finished reading Joseph Heller's Catch 22 on the weekend and thought it was a very fine and excellent book, funny and sad in the way a book like that should be. I had tried to read it years ago, but never got far. I can't...