Author Archives: C.A. Jacobs

About C.A. Jacobs

Just another crazy person, masquerading as a writer.

meggory84: glompcat: It’s a minor pet peeve, but it is everywhere today so errrr…. please keep in mind that “Rest in Peace”/RIP literally comes from a latin phrase and is a very very deeply Christian expression. When talking about the departed, Jews … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bone Dance by Emma Bull

I recently read Bone Dance (fantasy 315 pages) by Emma Bull as part of my Asexual Reading list for 2018. “Sparrow’s my name. Trader. Deal-maker. Hustler, some call me. I work the Night Fair circuit, buying and selling prenuke videos … Continue reading

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hmcbook: “I went to [Tolkien’s] public lectures. They were absolutely appalling. In those days a lecturer could be paid for his entire course even if he lost his audience, provided he turned up for the first lecture. I think that … Continue reading

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positive-memes: Crosspost from me_irl Source: positive-memes

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referenceforwriters: So You Want To Get Published. Source: referenceforwriters

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genericblog: writing-prompt-s: Humans are one of the most feared species in the galaxy. Not due to superior strength,speed,skill or strategy. In fact, it’s because in comparison to the other species, humans are just batshit crazy enough to try any half-assed … Continue reading

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writing tip #2362:

gr8writingtips: choose an outlining method that fits your writing style. i have named the method i use ‘chaos’

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artekka: whetstonefires: the-real-seebs: arjan-de-lumens: titaniumelemental: bookavid: arkthepieking: exomoon: isashi-nigami: ice-light-red: windycityteacher: burntcopper: things english speakers know, but don’t know we know. WOAH WHAT? That is profound. I noticed this by accident when asked about adjectives by a Japanese student. She … Continue reading

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This is a good, honest look at a small, independent publisher’s P&L (profit and loss) for a recent book. Thank you Belt Publishing & Belt Magazine for the transparency. The Cost of Books

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My Favorite Book Beginning

bookcub: there’s so much I love about this, the ridiculous facts, the sarcasm, the set up of the story, the introduction of The Corporation ™, the criticism of the US and American ideology, the commentary on modern day sexism and … Continue reading

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