Category Archives: ethics

Ahead of their time, or heady mistake?

Happy Wednesday. I hope your work week has been going well. I’m very happy to report I’m writing again. I was suffering from tendinitis in August and wasn’t typing (therefore not writing much), but I’m back to getting some work … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on Elder Abuse & Harper Lee

Harper Lee has been in the news a lot this week, with the release of her book Go Set a Watchman, her first release since  her beloved tale, To Kill a Mockingbird. When publishers said Lee, who hadn’t released a … Continue reading

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Back from the Abyss

Howdy, I’m back. From where? Nowhere really, just back from the chaos of life. My goal this year had been to write at least one blog post per week, and I’m on the brink of failing. I’ve been deluged with … Continue reading

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Book Deals and Clinical Trials

Happy Friday to you! It’s my kids’ last weekday of spring break, so we’re headed down to the National Mall to check out the Cherry Blossoms before the rain sets in today.  But, before we head down, I just wanted … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Power: Who Controls How Powerful a Story is – the Author or the Reader?

The 50 Shades of Grey movie came out Valentine’s Day weekend, and in the week leading up to and following the opening of the movie there’s been a lot of talk about it. A lot of the talk has been … Continue reading

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Being Blamed When It’s Not Your Fault

Kid: Teacher, would you punish me for something I didn’t do? Teacher: Of course not. I would never punish you for something you didn’t do. Kid: Good, because I didn’t do my homework. So, I start this post with this … Continue reading

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Ebola, curing paralysis, book marketing and Homecoming King

OK, now that I have your attention, it’s link soup day here. (Definitely check out the Homecoming King item, as that’s my favorite!) I thought I’d post a few interesting links today. First up, everybody in the US is watching how … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rulings, Slippery Slopes and Fiction

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent weeks about the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraception coverage in the Hobby Lobby case. Those who hated the ruling say it’s about to lead to the downfall of women’s rights, while supporters … Continue reading

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Brief Thoughts on Choices, Wealth and Publishing

If you have a print copy of any of the self-published editions of the WOOL series, you may have noticed something strange on page 99 of each book. Doesn’t matter which book in the series, they all have as the page … Continue reading

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The ethics of having a small family

For those who don’t know, ethical issues tend to interest me a great deal. So, I was intrigued when I saw this post discussing the ethics of procreation. It’s quite common knowledge that, in order for societies to survive at the … Continue reading

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