Bob Smith or Bot Smith?

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker Yesterday, I filtered over forty spam comments from this blog. Many of them are transparent: in Scandinavian or Cyrillic alphabets, listing links to designer handbags, or patently nonsensical. Some are unsolicited invitations to take advantage of SEO services or getting me hundreds of Twitter followers for the nominal price [...]

By | April 4th, 2014|

Writing a Book: Hump Day

By Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker You’ve heard of hump day, that day in the middle of the workweek that you just have to get past? Well, we’ve finally reached the hump day for our book. We’re editing Chapter 8 in a 15-chapter book. While author friends have told us that writing a book is [...]

By | April 2nd, 2014|