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Poems, Songs, Stories, Thoughts

“Why, Corona?” A parody

In light of the recent pandemic, I think it would be remiss of me to not write a poem about the coronavirus. Or in this case, a parody of the Kinks', "My Sharona" (which, apparently, "was going too  far" for Weird Al, according to the New York Post. However, many others have taken up the… Continue reading “Why, Corona?” A parody

Thoughts, Updates

Publishing platforms interview #1, featuring Caitlin M.S. Buxbaum


A lot has changed in four months, and yet, I still stand by most of my answers in this interview (the only thing I would change is that, obviously, I did publish some more books of poetry this year, and I am planning to self-publish The Blame Game).

Thanks again to Dave for sharing my thoughts with the world 🙂

On Writing Dragons

CMSB Interview

This past year, I’ve made the decision to self-publish The Dark Queen of Darkness. I met with a local graphic artist/cover designer to start that process going and he offered up a tremendous amount of really good advice. This is my first time to this rodeo, so there’s a hell of a lot I don’t know, which isn’t really a surprise to me, but it leaves me with huge, icy snowdrifts of work. One of the things he pointed out was that I needed to start thinking about a publishing platform. It seems to me that everyone uses Amazon Create Space, which is what I was sort of expecting to do. However, he presented a really good argument about using a different platform so I’ve got additional avenues for advertising and marketing.

With all this in mind, I’m going to try to do a series of ‘interview-style’ blog posts…

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