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Archive for the ‘You have got to be kidding me’ Category

The Gaming Life,You have got to be kidding me

October 15, 2014

Gamergate and Misdirected Tweeting

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In regards to Gamergate, we’re having the wrong argument.

The Publishing Business,You have got to be kidding me

March 21, 2014

Author Alert Regarding Authoroffer.com

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The Sith Witch senses a disturbance in the Force.

You have got to be kidding me

August 16, 2013

If you are gonna spam me, at least get my name right!

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If you are going to try to tell me how much you can help my SEO, at least make sure you get the name of my website right…

Author Ethics Series,You have got to be kidding me

June 26, 2013

Authors Behaving Badly: Jordin Williams

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Random Thoughts on the ongoing train-wreck that is Jordin Williams.

You have got to be kidding me

April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher and Sloppy Journalism

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The Iron Lady is gone, and with her another nail is driven into the coffin of journalism.

The Publishing Business,You have got to be kidding me

March 1, 2013

Warning: Outskirt Press Best Book of the Year Contest

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I confess up front to not being a fan of their business tactics, but my initial thought was that it was pretty cool that they would sponsor an internal contest for their authors. Putting some cash on the line to encourage their folks to raise the bar in production quality and all that.

Geesh, was I wrong.

Author Ethics Series,You have got to be kidding me

February 27, 2013

Authors Behaving Badly: Kailin Gow

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You have to at least admire the sheer hubris of an author who simultaneously spends $500 on a Kirkus review and then claims that they asked Kirkus not to publish it for “Branding Reasons.”

You have got to be kidding me

February 7, 2013

A Reminder Why I No Longer Offer Book Reviews

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I thought I was being nice. Giving him a little encouragement and a push in the right direction. That was, of course, my mistake.

The Publishing Business,You have got to be kidding me

January 15, 2013

PublishAmerica Spamming Press Releases…to Publishers?

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I sincerely doubt Simon & Schuster shoot off press releases to Penguin.

Sith Nonsense,You have got to be kidding me

October 5, 2012

I’m a bestseller, you’re a bestseller, she’s a bestseller too!

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Forgive me for my complete lack of enthusiasm over my own non-achievements. I should try to be more perky.