Marion on January 28, 2011

I put my novella, The  Death Trip up on Smashwords for free in November 2009 as my self-publishing “beta.”  I put it up separately on Kindle for 99 cents.  Since this was an experiment and I was simply hoping to attract readers, not make money, I would have happily put it on Kindle for free […]

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Marion on January 11, 2011

According to certain opinion-makers, anyone who suggests that Palin (and others) might consider toning down their rhetoric a bit, is now guilty of “blood libel.” Yes, it’s a pogrom being waged against Sarah — a virtual holocaust of blame for this Princess of Peace. She should lock up her daughters before the Cossacks beat down […]

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Marion on January 10, 2011

A few weeks ago while still feeling the sting of Obama’s “tax compromise” with the Republicans*, I made this comment over at Wonkette: If only it were possible for someone, a persuasive speech-maker perhaps, someone with the type of communication and narrative skills that would propel him or her to high office, to explain to […]

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Marion on January 7, 2011

In a recent interview, the newly appointed Speaker of the House, John Boehner took a brave and courageous stand for all of us who believe in the sanctity of the fundamental rights handed down to us by the blessed Founders in their infinite wisdom. When asked about the strong Birther-faith expressed by twelve in the […]

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(I started out aiming to write a blog about self-publishing on Kindle.  This was like that Sterne fellow attempting to write a short-story about the night his main character was conceived.  I got a bit lost and realized it would take me a few years to get to the point.  So, I’m going to publish […]

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