the moment

January 30, 2011

Tags: energetic, seize the day, branding, blessed, publishing

Well, I've been told that I must blog. It's all about "branding" myself, so I read. A smart career move. Because books whose authors already have an online following are easier to place with publishers, you know? And older works in print will see their sales figures increase, yada-yada-yada. Talk about peer pressure.

So (more…)


January 27, 2011

Tags: historian, self-publishing, author, authorities, Lincoln

I don't know.

I just don't know.

This news about the semi-respected (until a few days ago) historian taking up a special fountain pen and having the chutzpah or balls or sheer rank ego to alter a handwritten document of Lincoln's has put me off my feed. He's not a young man, he should've (more…)