Everything is ON SCHEDULE! “New Ickford Manor” Go medieval. The hard way. Lush feasts, sword play and pageantry were only fantasies until nature’s fury casts a group of renaissance enthusiasts into the reality of medieval England. This group, who used to spend their weekends only pretending to be feudal lords and ladies, live the dream … More For Immediate Release:
This lady not only owns, but has used a bunch of the popular readers and gives a pretty fair review of them in this article.
As a goatherd learns his trade by goat, so a writer learns his trade by wrote. – Anon
Those of us that love small bookstores have been griping about the way the big chains have been driving them out of business for awhile now. In a way, it is gratifying to see the big chains are now trying to kill off their competitors. From this MSN article: “Barnes & Noble is really complicit … More Book Wars
It seems the Boston free WiFi downtown isn’t so free. Here’s what one person found while attempting to use their network. From his article: “Disturbingly, I could not access many government web sites that inform me of my rights and responsibilities as a citizen, the punishments for various crimes, or available government services.” You can … More Censorship in Boston
Courtesy announcement by permission: ShibariCon V May 23 – 26, 2008 http://www.shibaric on.com The 5th Annual ShibariCon is being held in Chicago, IL over Memorial Day weekend (May 23rd – 26th) and draws an international crowd. ShibariCon is the world’s premier annual exhibition and conference that focuses on education and information exchange among lovers of … More ShibariCon V Announcement
Every year, there is a Cherry Blossom Festival in DC. My good friend, Stephanie Burke, her family and friends decided to attend and I grabbed a couple of pictures.
I have been working on a series of book thongs to use as promotional items at conventions and book signings. Since my first novel, New Ickford Manor has a medieval theme, this is the first sample: In the Viking tradition, Thor guarded the world with his mighty hammer, Mjööllnir which means crusher or destroyer. Thor’s … More Convention Swag
Microsoft made the Yahoo board of directors a buy-out offer that was 64% over market value. The board rejected it. Now, the software giant is taking it to the streets by giving the Board three weeks to accept or counter-offer. Is it just me, or do you see Yahoo getting sucked up by Micro$oft as … More Microsoft wants to buy Yahoo