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Is that light the sun or a train?

How is it that this monster can still shock me?  I think of that quote from the movie Se7en when Morgan Freeman says;  “If John Doe’s head splits open and a UFO should fly out, I want you to have expected it.” 817 more words

Relationships

Author Collaborations

Author Collaborations
Novelists, Inc. Conference St. Pete Beach Oct. 2014

A collaboration might consist of a single book containing a bundle of novels or novellas by different authors. 658 more words

The Writing Life

News Brunch 11/20: Special Topics - Domestic Violence

As special topics host today I covered domestic violence news around the globe including Bill Cosby allegations, Julian Assange charges and the murder of Miss World.

Local

Intellectual property: the definitive authority

Intellectual property and copyright are taken as given today, but it is little known that the concept and basis of a legal right to the product of one’s creativity was created by, and exists only in, statute. 2,845 more words

Libertarianism

Celebrity Abuse And Rape Cases Makes It Appear That Like Public Office, Our Justice System Is Also For Sale

The last twelve months have exposed a lot of problems in our society.  I am not talking about our political problems either.  In the last twelve months, we have seen certain people in our society get away with just about everything including vehicular homicide. 1,239 more words

General

The Call By Conservatives Like Laura Ingraham To Repeal Birthright Citizenship Rights Is Just Another Attempt To Homogenize America

Laura Ingraham has said that we should repeal “birthright” citizenship.  She believes that millions of immigrants are simply coming to America to have their babies so those babies can become legal citizens and therefore “game” the system for welfare benefits.  1,005 more words

Politics

Literary Estate Planning

Literary Estate Planning
Novelists, Inc. Conference St. Pete Beach Oct. 2014

Copyright is for life of the author plus 70 years. You have physical assets as well as digital assets. 646 more words

The Writing Life