I send these missives out into the vast internet without so much as decent search engine optimization to guide them.
Disclaimer: I’m cheating, or at least playing a different game. I am using distribution channels (Kindle, Nook, Diesel etc…) to push out something that is not quite what people expect from them.* When I give my book away in the…
Towards the end of Avoiding Space Madness, Darwin starts ranting about how hard it is to find a truly comfortable chair. This is a minor scene, but it does a few things. It illuminates Darwin’s temperament and history; it fills in some details about the world he inhabits, and it was fun to write. It’s a good solid piece of writing.
I wrote the first draft of it over four years ago,