Yes, I am a huge fan of Cal Newport …

I’m a big fan of Cal Newport and his emphasis on the importance of focus and changing habits that distract you from doing thoughtful and high-quality work. He talks here about Ultra Processed Content. Processed foods are broken down into constituent components that can be fiddled with to create fatty, overly-sweet, empty calorie content crap … Read more

Polychron, Tolkien, and Amazon (Oh, My!)

Here’s an interesting lawsuit or two article about an interesting copyright dispute. One that involves “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Tolkien Estate Wins Court Order to Destroy Fan’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Sequel. The subhead to this article goes on to describe it in a summary very much like something generated by ChatGPT. Ruling … Read more

Hello! It’s Me!

This is an update I shared first with my Crime Cafe patrons and then with my Substack readers. I will now share it with you. In an attempt to actually keep you updated, I’m in the process of creating a series of books based on the Crime Cafe interviews. That’s just one of the things … Read more

E-book on Career Options for JDs

  This is something I created with ChatGPT, based on this prompt: “Based on sources written by attorneys, please write a blog post based on this outline: E-book on Career Options for JDs.” Introduction Obtaining a Juris Doctor (JD) degree can be a transformative experience. It equips you with a versatile set of skills, a … Read more

Do You Want to Start a Creative Business?

When I began selling my e-books online, it was with the assumption that I absolutely had to rely on Amazon and other e-book distributors to make money. That was before I thought in terms of starting a creative business. Not only are there other ways to sell one’s books, but there are all sorts of … Read more

Why You Should Start a Podcast

Disclosure: this post contains some affiliate links, which means I get a small percentage if you click the link and make a purchase through them. The terms on affiliates can vary, so I won’t bore you further with those. :) But my opinions are honest and my own.

If you’re reading this, I assume you’re wondering about the assertion made in the title. You may think it’s too late to start a podcast or that there are too many podcasts, so why bother?

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