How Sh!tcoins Could Save Capitalism

How Sh!tcoins Could Save Capitalism

[This post is part 2 of our previous lesson. Read part 1 here.] In case you are unwilling to read the previous post, here is the Cliff’s Notes version: Capitalism relies on a system where saving money is not the best play. Bitcoin, as the greatest savings...
How Books Could Kill Movies

How Books Could Kill Movies

Aren’t sharks fascinating? Apart from their sexy status as apex predators, it’s hard not to appreciate how freaking old they are. Certain Greenland sharks alive today were born before the founding of the United States. But that’s only individual...
Title Reveal: New MG Novel

Title Reveal: New MG Novel

One of the most important tasks when publishing a book is to register it with an ISBN number. Of course, it’s not technically necessary for self-published works. But most indie authors get ISBNs anyway, as they provide a legal paper trail for their book’s...
Sparkle

Sparkle

It is the world’s best marketing technique. It seduces the rich, and bewitches the poor. Men want it. And women wan men who have it. And it doesn’t take a genius to understand it. You can sum up the concept in a single word—a word that doesn’t...
The Godfather of Bestselling Authors

The Godfather of Bestselling Authors

I know I’ve already talked about David Farland on this blog. Those who know me know that Dave (whose real surname was Wolverton) was my mentor and editor of my first book: Advent 9. What they may not know is that Dave was also the writing teacher of Brandon...
When Books Were Illustrious

When Books Were Illustrious

Once upon a time, illustrations in books—all books—was standard practice. And why wouldn’t it be? Words and pictures go together like ramma-lamma-lamma-ka-dingity-da-dinga-dong. People have paired them for centuries. And as publishing modernized...