Author Archives: Side Quest Publications

The Trouble with Clutter

via me.me You’re absolutely right, meme-makers. Nobody needs the negativity that comes so easily from misquoting and taking things out of context. (The actual recommendation is to get rid of things that do not bring you joy, and the ideal … Continue reading

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Perplexed About Amazon Customer Questions

Or virtually any site that allows customers to ask questions of random strangers. And what I find perplexing is…. the people who answer–specifically those whose answer can be summed up as “I don’t know”–seem to think that they’re required to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Petting Them Anthology

Petting Them: An Anthology of Claw-Ver Tails can be found on Amazon as a Kindle Unlimited title (Amazon affiliate link included) Before I begin my review, let me point out that I will not review books on my site if I … Continue reading

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2018 Amazon Promotional Credit for Starbucks

Your time to shop for Christmas gifts is running out… especially if you shop online like I do and can’t be bovvered to pay out for faster shipping. 😉 But there’s still time to get some good gifts in and get … Continue reading

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Amazon Service (P)Review: Kindle Unlimited Trial

Well, my sporadic online habits means I missed advertising the “three months for 99 cents” deal, but new users can, as always, sign up for a free month of Kindle Unlimited to try out one of the various plans. Kindle … Continue reading

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Seller Feedback

I seem to be on a plushie kick lately which requires that I get rid of some of my old stuff… both so I can have space to store new stuff and so I have money to buy new stuff. With … Continue reading

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Unconventional Dialogue Tags

Like any industry out there, the world of writing has several rules–and several “rules” as well–that we’re expected to follow if we want our intended audience to know what we’re doing. I won’t go over these rules as any kind … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge Plans

Seen via slideshows on my YouTube channel in the following playlist: (Disclaimer and ulterior motive: due to changes in YouTube’s policy, none of my channels are currently monetized. I would like them to be, if only to have access to partner-only … Continue reading

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Author Newsletters: An Experiment

Also known as: Social Media Under the Influence Last night about, oh…. shy of midnight, I decided, in a moment of cold-pill-induced lunacy, to finally make an attempt at creating my own email newsletter. I’m thinking of calling it “Three … Continue reading

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Notification: Migrating My Fiction

If you were directed to this site via one of my self-published works (there are some few copies still floating around with the link), the focus of this site has since changed. Here I still write about writing, and include story … Continue reading

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