Monthly Archives: May 2010

Fanfic

It started with a post on Teleread about an author who detests fanfic. In follow-up, there was another blog that took that and noted two more responses, which I responded to in comments. To copy my own comments, and then … Continue reading

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Reviews should be from familiar viewpoints

I’ve been somewhat enamored by Goodreads lately, but the reviews I see on various updates reminds me of certain statements. To be brief, the question is why do critics judge creative works they aren’t interested in to begin with? Lately … Continue reading

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Don’t slow down

If you are tall and have long legs, how fast do you walk? If you are tall and have short legs, how fast do you walk? “I walk at a normal speed,” both answer. And then you both turn, look, … Continue reading

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Read great works

I’m currently reading Umberto Eco’s “The Name of the Rose.” It’s an intriguing work. But it’s not the point of this post. Its contents could be controversial to some, and great to others. No, what I want to focus on … Continue reading

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Kindle and html

With another book on kindle, I found out some oddity with uploading works. Only use HTML. I did for both books, but for the recent one I checked with a normal MS Word created .doc. I cleared every ounce of … Continue reading

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