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Kindle author responds to criticism of her spelling with “poisenous venom”

How writers should not respond to criticism. It started when Big Al himself posted a review of a self-published novel by British writer Jacqueline Howett called The Greek Seaman. He starts off with a friendly bio note of the author and offers a link to her own blog, and gives a short objective description of the book, before getting on to his review. He calls the book “compelling and interesting,”…

Jason Scott’s New Gig

Great news from the world of digital archiving. That is in fact the main office of the Internet Archive, yes, that Internet Archive, and yes, this has really happened… It primarily means I can stop thinking about where my next meal is coming from or live in terror of getting sick and start thinking where the next cache of must-save data and computer history is. I am still going to…