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Read my new book, The 10 Best Things You Can Do For Your Bird at Amazon or at many other fine distributors like Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo, and more.

By public demand, and after a delay of an embarrassing number of years, I've finally put my notorious essay, Ender and Hitler: Sympathy for the Superman, free on the fabulous internets.

A bibliography of my published books and stories.

Here's a simple card-counting FAQ to get you up to speed on the basics. Here's the true story of the notorious DD' blackjack team, told for the first time on the fabulous internets. No other team went from a starting investor's bankroll of zero to winning millions of dollars.

A Sadean take on Asimov's classic Three Laws of Robotics can be found in Roger Williams' NOW REVIEWED ON SLASHDOT!!! The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect. Adult readers only please -- explicit sex and violence. For updates on the "Dead Tree Project" and other topics, you may visit the official fan site, Passages in the Void..

My Bird Lists -- My Louisiana State Life List, My Yard List and, tah dah, My World Life List.

HEY! What happened to the Peachfront Conure Files? The world's only OFFICIAL Peachfront Conure site now features free peachfront conure coverage, including a magazine length Intro to Conures previously published in American Cage-Bird Magazine, now free on the web. I offer the best free Peachfront Conure information on the internet. If you have great Peachfront Conure info, stories, or photos to share, contact me so I can publicize your pet, your breeding success, your great photograph, etc. on my site. Thanks.

fun with self-publishing

2014-09-28 - 8:11 a.m.

I published Roger's The Passage Home Kindle short this week. Amazon changed the set-up so that you can now just stick in a Word Doc and get a properly formatted and converted book out of their site. That's cool. Calibre was taking up wayyyyyy too much memory on my computer for wayyyyy too much hassle, and now I could just delete it.

Then I found out that you can't get the Mobi files back off Amazon so that you can give readers Kindle-compatible advance reader's copies. My friend said, "Oh, just give reviewers a PDF." I'm already asking people to do me the favor of reading a whole book and then log into Amazon and post a review. Ain't nobody got time for a PDF! Most frustrating...

However, I do have the new short story all nicely linked to the right Roger Williams, and his Amazon Author's Channel is now neatly linked to his fan blog. So that's progress...slow progress...but progress.

a bit later

Yay! All solved now! Go me! Actually I found a guy on Amazon help forums who told me what to do. So yay for that guy. I can now supply all my ebooks in MOBI again.

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