Amazon Throws Salt in Wounds of Defunct Bookstores By Opening Up Brick and Mortar Location in Seattle

For too long, the world stood back and watched as Amazon’s online-only prices obliterated¬†bookstore chain after bookstore chain, wiping out many publishers with them. Now, in an incredibly cruel twist of irony, Amazon.com is taking over some square footage in the University Village Mall in Seattle. ¬†Not only is the …

Are You A Writer? [Insert Gag Noise Here]

For most “writers,” being asked the question, “Are you a writer?” is not an emotional experience that results in a five second existential crisis. Most people are completely comfortable with proclaiming that, in spite of never having been published and being a relative (or, rather, total) unknown, that, yes, they …