Friends of mine often send me “calls for writers”. Such “calls” are often for unpaid publication in a webzine or on a website that I’ve never heard of before. I usually politely decline or simply file the forwarded “calls for writers” in my virtual trash can. Continue reading When to Give it Away…or Not
This month’s FM Merry-Go-Round blog is about my ideal reader. That’s an interesting topic. Especially since, as authors, it’s up to us to target our audience. My professional writing career started 1998 with the sale of my first non-fiction book, Continue reading Ideal Readers
Vices. Yes, another blogging prompt stolen from someplace else. Perhaps that’s a vice? The fact that I can’t always come up with my own blogging prompts? My prompt theft aside, let’s talk vices, shall we? I used to smoke. I Continue reading My Advice… Ad Vice?
Lately I’ve been looking at Demonolatry students and it dawned on me that things just aren’t the same way they were back in the 80’s when I started out. I realized just how much modern students lose now that the master – apprentice relationship between the magus and Continue reading What We’ve Lost
I have chosen, albeit controversial among my friends, not to let my website go dark on January 18, 2012 to protest SOPA and PIPA. But before anyone gets their panties in a twist, let me explain why. First – I do Continue reading SOPA & PIPA
I have to admit – there are actually some weeks I have to search for blogging prompts. I’ve shamelessly snagged a few from the Pens Fatales over the past year, but only because I aspire to be as awesome as some of Continue reading Productivity
Several times this past week I was actually chastised for writing occult books for money. Well, not directly, but indirectly. Let’s just say the topic came up several times. I really think this is something that needs to be addressed because I think Continue reading Should Knowledge Be Free?
A lot of people have been asking for my complete Bibliography so they can collect all of my books and stories. A list of everything I’ve ever written or published would be very extensive and exhausting, especially if we add Continue reading The Complete Bibliography