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New Grandpa Hates the Bird story!

Hot off the electronic press: Not That Sick, a brand new Grandpa Hates the Bird story with all the dark, twisted, great-for-little-kids humor you’ve come to know and love.

Here’s a snippet:

“‘What do you think, Bird? Should we play Killigan’s Island with Grandpa?’ Maya asked.

I beat my wings as hard […]

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Is obedience overrated?

I’ve been thinking a lot about Stanely Milgram, the social psychologist who ran the (in)famous experiments in the early 1960s that looked at people’s willingness to commit acts of cruelty in the name of obedience.

Milgram was trying to figure out why so many Germans stood by or participated in Nazi acts of atrocity. He brought in 100 subjects, all men, […]

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October 12th, 2011|Categories: Being Human|Tags: , , , , , |7 Comments

Why write ebooks for kids when kids don’t read ebooks?

You see the stats everywhere: ebook sales are exploding, ereaders are flying off the (virtual) shelves. Everybody’s smartphone has an ereader app. Or two. But not for kids. Not yet.

It’s driving me crazy, but I can’t find the article I read a couple of months ago that broke down ebook sales for kids by age. Suffice it say, among kids […]

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October 3rd, 2011|Categories: E-books, Self Publishing|Tags: , , , |4 Comments