Author Archives: Side Quest Publications

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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The Trouble With Kindle Scout Times 2

There, that’s the problem right there. I’m sure many of us have received the notification by now…. Kindle Scout is coming to an end. I received the email about it April 2 some time in the afternoon…. a few hours … Continue reading

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Migrating Certain Posts

I have discovered something. This website has a lot of variety of content, and Pioneers of the Shattered Waters, the site focusing on my own writing (my own not-blogging-writing, that is) has very little content of any kind. Well, actually, I’ve … Continue reading

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Captain Cold Cosplay–Product Review

Or maybe I just needed a new winter coat. 😉 Anyway, this here is the (hang on, checking my order history) Swiss Tech Women’s Parka Jacket With Faux Fur-Trim Hood. I originally found it, or one very much like it, … Continue reading

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The Trouble with YouTube’s Algorithms

Otherwise known as, a human would know better. Or, artificial intelligence is not that intelligent. In which I step up my plans to begin embedding (relevant) videos within my website in an effort to fight against the numbers game…. To … Continue reading

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Video Game Wishlist

Just a random list of games and gaming accessories I’d like to have… most (if not all) of which are on the list precisely because they don’t exist. Lego Dimensions for the Nintendo Switch Yes, I’ve read the articles saying LD … Continue reading

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Quit Shaking the Box!

*sigh* November’s barely started, and Christmas shopping this year is already off to a lousy start. See, some of my shopping is done online, for a variety of reasons. Case in point, an eBay purchase of some very hard-to-find, older-than-me, … Continue reading

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