Atlas Shrugged, the Movie.

| April 17, 2011

Just saw the film and here are my impressions in no particular order: Given the subject matter, I doubt there will be a single objective review of this film (pun sort of intended) since just about everyone will review the politics and not the movie. I think they tried to squeeze too much of the […]

For all those authors who explode over on-line reviews.

| April 4, 2011

You may think your work may have been unfairly treated by some reviewer, blogger, or some commenter on Amazon.  But no, really it hasn’t.  Your work has never been truly insulted unless it has been insulted like this: Gentlemen: “Dod Grile” (Mr. Bierce) is a personal friend of mine, & I like him exceedingly — but […]

Speaking of authors doing things wrong. . .

| April 2, 2011

Strangely enough, just as my ancient post on Mr. Patrick “fiction writer working at the very highest level today” Roscoe gained some renewed attention, another author decided to break the cardinal rule of writing in the age of the internet, that rule being: “Thou shalt not start a flame war over a review of thine […]