open access

Notes on a Screenplan — Now Available!

Once again, I’ve gotten my act together just enough to release another work into the ebookisphere. Like my previous collection of fiction, this item is available for free download on Smashwords.com. This book, Notes on a Screenplan, is a short, non-fiction work. Kind of a manifesto; kind of an opinionated rant. I wrote it because I […]



The Dark Outside – Now Available!

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) It’s official, folks. My first collection of short fiction is now available for download through Smashwords. As mentioned in earlier posts, this ebook is licensed with Creative Commons, so it’s 100% free to download. Please head over and download a copy to read! It’s currently available in EPUB, MOBI, and […]



A Short Handbook for the Open Access Ebook Designer

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) (3/12/13 – Updated with some revisions suggested by Derik at MadInkBeard. Much obliged, sir!) (3/18/13 – Updated with a new link to cover design tips.) I’ve recently written about my plans to create and make available my own ebook. When I initially devised this idea, I had no idea how […]



Publishing Choices and Proxy Dilemmas

After some time spent investigating options and some deep contemplation, I’ve decided to publish my first collection of work through Smashwords.com. Currently, I’m coding, testing, adjusting, and generally getting the ebook ready for public consumption. I’ll let you know when it’s available, and that should happen pretty soon. Now, it’s important to mention that, per my earlier […]



Open Library

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) I have just today found Open Library, and I’m really intrigued by it. This is precisely the sort of great, open-access work that I find so exciting and promising about the Internet. Through it, you can actually borrow ebooks from participating libraries if you visit their locations. Follow the link! […]



Mission Control

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the idea of mission statements and how they could relate to what I’m trying to do as a writer/creative artist/person. I mean this in the grand sense — what I have in mind as a long-term ambition for the work I produce, and […]