Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

Privacy is a myth: an unpopular position.

This is data. It says something.What, I wonder? Dr. Jen Frahm sent me a link: https://www.socialcooling.com. Because we are friends, and because she knows just what fuels my creative fires. It’s worth taking a look if you have the stomach for such things. It’s about social manipulation. It’s about behavioural shift. It’s brilliant, and itContinue reading “Privacy is a myth: an unpopular position.”

The pitfalls of a character named Jesus.

“So, what did you do to Erasure?”“Which character had their name changed?” Two of the questions I’ve been fielding over the last couple of days — mostly arriving as part of the congratulations messages (messages that I remain completely humbled by, for the record). What did I do? A lot, but nothing that in anyContinue reading “The pitfalls of a character named Jesus.”

NPR doesn’t want ALL of the opinions, apparently.

Photo courtesy of http://www.scenesofreason.com I follow Hedayah  on Facebook — an organisation that is doing some great work with regard to pushing back against religious extremism and radicalization. Along with their official posts, they also distribute the work of others in their social media feed, like this one by Average Mohamed via the NPR website. WhatContinue reading “NPR doesn’t want ALL of the opinions, apparently.”

Israel Vs. Palestine – the battle for Facebook.

In relocating to the Middle East from the Melbourne suburb of St. Kilda, I managed to move from Australia’s Jewish heartland to a country that is entirely Muslim. As a result, I have people on my friends list that are entirely Jewish, or entirely Muslim. I won’t name them. Because it isn’t important, but itContinue reading “Israel Vs. Palestine – the battle for Facebook.”

Erasure, now on Kindle Prime – so go borrow it!

For the first time, Erasure is now available via the Kindle Owner’s Lending Library. Do you like fiction?Prepared to be a little creeped out by every-day aspects of privacy?Are you a member of Kindle-Prime? If so, you are in luck. Fresh from the quarter-finals in this year’s Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards, Erasure has been releasedContinue reading “Erasure, now on Kindle Prime – so go borrow it!”

It remains a crapshoot – Part 1.

The path to the finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards continues. The next phase of the competition started rolling out today with the release of the industry-based “Publisher’s Weekly” reviews being added to pool of reviews that will be considered for judging purposes. Rather than bog people down with the why’s and wherefore’s ofContinue reading “It remains a crapshoot – Part 1.”