How to fight writer’s block with GarageBand

I recently published my fourth e-book, a choose-your-own-adventure style story called Death by Halloween. As my self-imposed deadline of mid-late October began to loom, I was forced to dedicate most of my waking hours to sitting in front of the computer, struggling to put words on a page. During this period, I used several little … Continue reading

In Defence of Stephen Mitchell (and ourselves)

Since the recent publication of our version of the Tao Te Ching, I’ve been self-consciously eyeing up many of the other versions that are available next to ours in the Kindle Store. Comparing the actual wordings of these other versions to our own has been enjoyable, but I’ve also spent some time exploring the reviews … Continue reading

I will sell you our translation of the Tao Te Ching

When we first started posting on this site, our primary focus was an ongoing project to translate the Tao Te Ching into our own words. We published 1 chapter a week for 81 weeks, and we like to think we did a pretty good job. This translation can still be found here. Lately, however, our … Continue reading

The Horrible Cripple of Toothpick Palace

In a previous post, I halfassedly mentioned the fact that I wrote a novel which is available as an e-book through Amazon. I felt awkward about this post at the time, because it felt a little desperate and self-serving. Since then, however, I’ve simply come to regret that I didn’t go further. Honestly, if you’re … Continue reading