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Nude Webcamming, Is that something you would consider?

If it were not for all of the different types of people in this world, it would be pretty dull.

 

Greetings and welcome to my Blog.

Toward the bottom you will find and excerpt from Cyber Subs.

Tonight I wanted to answer some questions regarding some feedback, as well as some twitter comments.

“Did you know that you have some followers who are openly gay and even Trans?  Some followers of yours are openly porn dealers!”

“Yes, I know that some of my followers are gay.  Yes, I am aware that some of them are actively seeking clients for their activities on sites like My Free Cams.”

If I follow them or RT them, that does not mean that I endorse what they are doing.  I also will not condemn them. 

Yes, from time to time I will re-tweet those that follow me if there is something that I think others will find of value.  The ladies that “model” to fulfill fantasies of people around the world most probably do this in other local places beside the internet. Just a guess.

I welcome civil discourse from anyone that reads my blogs or books.  I will not judge you.  I may ignore you; if you are not pleasant.

If you were to gather some folks and put them all into a darkened room, I think you would find that what we have in common, far outweighs the biases that some impose on others.  I would encourage everyone to seek that which we share, and not that which divides us.

When I started marketing my books after I wrote several, someone followed me on Twitter who on her bio said “Cyber Whore or Slut.” I forget which.  Folks, I don’t judge people, that is above my pay grade.  If it were not for all of the different types of people in this world, it would be pretty dull.

If you ever get a chance to meet me, you will find that I will engage you in conversation.  Your tattoos or piercings or race or ethnicity or sexual orientation does not, or will not daunt me.  While many do this to rebel against that which is, I am not dissuaded.  I see through you! By “this,” I mean excessive ink or piercings or what have you.

Assuming that you are not stoned or incapable of articulating your speech, I welcome everyone to participate in civil, social intercourse. (talking)  Your ideas have merit!  Everyone brings something to the table.  I value you, just like I value those that read my work or blog or tweets.  It makes little difference if you are in lockstep agreement with me or not.

If we seek improvement or betterment, or as I like to say enlightenment, that is more than half the battle.   Someone once said, “if you are coasting, you are going downhill!”

Think about that, and then apply it to your life.

This person who followed me on Twitter piqued my curiosity as to why she would describe herself in such a pejorative manner.  Unaware that there was such a place as My Free Cams, I followed her link.  Her description was and is part of her marketing strategy.  That and some lewd pictures of herself.   I am all about self-discovery and accepting oneself for who and what they are.  I am also an artist who loves the human body of any gender!

I for one am thankful that she followed me.  We have talked a few times on Twitter. However, she has no clue that her spirit, if you will, is part of my book.

It took little time to discover what this site was about, and the fantasies that it facilitates. Some would say that this is probably a hollow existence. I have found however that imaginations, unlike people, seldom let you down.  One could arguably question the mental stability of those of us who choose to live vicariously through such actions; I would say that as long as you can separate the two, you are good to go.

Many of us live through some sort of fantasy, and not all fantasies are sexual. Some might watch sports, secretly envisioning themselves as the quarterback or the pitcher. When we read (and when we write) we live through the characters in the book.  That is why my characters are so dynamic!

Those that read EL James books are living vicariously through her characters.

Imagine if you will, allowing someone to pull down your panties and take a belt to your bare bottom. What could someone possibly get out of that? 

After a suitable amount of investigative research, I wrote such a book as an experiment.  Science Fiction is my usual mode of thinking when it comes to writing.  Exploring erotic fantasy with a technological bent was and is close.

Cyber Subs, no not submarines but SUBS!

Trisha and Denise were friends in a farming community in Kansas.  If you have ever lived in such a place, you know that it can get pretty dull.  Human sexuality being what it is, adding the internet into the mix, this story wrote itself.

Cyber Subs receives over 2500 hits every day.  Please consider owning your own copy, and by all means, give me feedback.  The price is low because I, like many, are independent authors.  That means that agents and publishers are not getting anything out of it.  It also means that we as authors do everything!  We write it, edit it, market it and do the cover art.  The amazing part is that Amazon and other e-publishing sites still get over 30%, and they do nothing.  They provide the place to put it along with millions of others.  They have some upfront programming cost, and everything else is automated gravy.

If you as an author or I chose to use their marketing tools, they charge for that as well.  That is why we enjoy it when someone like yourself reads our books and offers some feedback.  We love it when you give us feedback! I will guarantee that there are typos in our books.  Since I find them all the time in published Barns and Nobles type books, I can predict you will see them as well.  If you see them in my novels, please let me know.  I publish my books with a revision number much as software writers do with their code.  I will fix them when enough are found either by yourself, and or others like you, and fix them.  Once I do I will tweet about it as I did with Saga of the Starduster.  That novel is still my number one best seller!

Let’s see if we can get Cyber Subs to give it some competition!

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Much Love –TW

Below you will see an excerpt from Cyber Subs.

Trisha has bombed out at finding work in Kansas and decided to leave for Phoenix where her friend is managing to make a living.  What her friend does is shocking!

Escape from Hell

Trisha’s brother was secretly happy for his sister getting out of Kansas.  He knew that she was unhappy on the farm. After graduating from college, the jobs were not there.

“Do you think you will be coming home again sis,” David asked?

“David, I am not going to lie, I hope not, not to stay anyway.  I love you and Dad, but this is not for me.”

“After Mom passed I knew it was rough on you; Dad was so upset with you for leaving that he has me driving you to the airport.”

“David, I know you understand; I am not ready to be “the little woman” without the perks that go with it.  Farm life sucks!  I am twenty-six years old, and still a virgin for Pete sake, at least you get some action..”

“My friend Billy likes you, Trisha.”

“Billy, you can’t be serious. We are talking about a guy that failed gym class.  This guy fights the hogs for their slop!  I think I can do better.”

David laughed; he knew that she was right.

“Sis, come home for the holidays, there is little going on that time of year. By then maybe Dad and I will learn how to cook without poisoning ourselves.”

“Just remember, the smoke detector is not the oven timer! You will be alright.”

“Do you need me to park, and help with your bags?”

“No, one bag rides on the other, I got this David.  Stay in touch; you have my number.”

“Love you, sis, take care of yourself.”

David watched for a minute as she went to curbside check-in, then up the escalator as if she was running for her life.

Getting through the airport gave her time to think about what she was doing.

Her friend Denise moved before she graduated and managed to make it in Phoenix. If Denise could do it, Trisha figured she might too.

She missed her roommate and all the things that they shared; Trisha was looking forward to catching up.

The flight from Kansas City was bumpy as they went over the southern tip of Colorado on her to way Phoenix.  Once off the plane, it was evident that she was no longer in Kansas. The heat was intense; Trisha wished that she had a bottle of water as she waited on Denise.

A honking horn signaled Trisha that Denise was waiting along the curb for her.  It was all they could do to fit her luggage into the lime green Volkswagen that Denise had in Kansas.

“You still have Denny?”

“Can you believe it? How have you been sugar?”

“I was going crazy.  After mom passed, Dad has been a mess.  He and David are obsessed with the farm, and I got tired of being the “little woman.”

“That had to suck.  So, how long can you stay?”

“That is up in the air. If I can find a job and support myself, I might just stay here period.  Otherwise, I am going to try until my savings run out, and then buy a ticket home.”

“I don’t mean to sound cliché but Trisha; you’re not in Kansas anymore.  There are opportunities here.”

“You were pretty tight-lipped on the phone, what do you do to make it?”

“Don’t judge me, just listen and then we can talk.”

Pulling into the parking lot of her apartment complex, they each grabbed a bag and headed inside.

Denise had a three-bedroom apartment, a master, guest, and office.

“This is lovely Denise, ok, if you are managing this by yourself, I will try hard not to judge you, what are you doing?”

“Primarily I do waitress stuff, Trisha, opening her closet she showed her some outfits that belonged to a chain of restaurants that specialize in entertaining their men clientele.”

“You’re showing your boobs for tips?”

“I seem to remember you getting a few pinches on your bottom at the truck stop for tips; there is no touching here and, it is just some of the goods, not all of me.”

“If my parents had found out about those pinches, I would have been killed,” Trisha said.

“Me too but, we made some money, and we survived Lawrence Kansas.”

“In a strange way Denise, I miss those little pinches.  Does that even make sense?” Denise smiled at her reaching behind her, pinching her bottom, “are you better now?”

“Thanks!” she said laughing at her. “Are they hiring?”

“We are, and I already have you pretty much hired, are you up for pulling a shift tonight?”

“Without even an interview?”

Touching Trisha’s breasts through her blouse, “honey, with these things, if you wear one of my outfits here, talk like you have a few neurons firing in that beautiful blond head of yours, it will not even be a question.”

Trisha liked the feel of her touch.  She wondered what had changed.  Denise had never felt her before in any manner.

“If I can make some money, it will extend my stay, are you sure you are ok with me staying here with you?”

“For the first week or so, you are my guest Trisha, if you feel like you can make it, and you want to stay, share the rent and groceries with me.  Deal?”

“Ok, I guess I can wait tables again.”

“After we get you unpacked, let me show you a few tricks to get the most tips.”

“Like we used to get the answers for the test and share them?”

“Just like it…We are going to have fun.”

“I have missed you, Denise; do you remember all the adventures we had?”

“You mean the trouble we got into with the sisters?”

“Yea, that too, but we had fun.”

“Between the farm and school, I could not wait to get out of town!” Denise said.

“It was bearable until Mom died of cancer. After you left and she died, I could not stand it!”

“I am surprised you lasted as long as you did.”

“I think I still have bruises from Barney at the truck stop.  Are you sure they don’t touch here?”

Denise looked at her bottom and then her, “you know, with that bottom and those boobs, you may make more than me. No, they don’t touch.”

“You said primarily you wait tables, what else do you do?”

“Are you still open-minded?” She asked.

“I will still smoke weed if you can get it, how open-minded do I need to be?”

Denise led her to her office.  Opening the door, it looked more like a photography studio than an office.

“Ok, I will bite, what is this?”

“Trisha, I make a lot of money with this, and I have fun doing it.  I smoke a little grass, drink a little wine and tease the hell out of people from around the world.  They do not know who I am, or where I am.”

“Still not judging here, I have seen some cam stuff on the internet, is that what you do?”

“I am not sure what you saw but, do you remember Stacy that lives on that farm on the east side?”

“Of course, what about her.”

“I saw her on here, out in the field at that picnic table doing this from the farm.”

“You mean the picnic table we all ate watermelon on a few years ago?”

“Yes, and we played in the kiddie pool, it was still there!”

“Small world, how do you keep people from knowing who you are?”

Pointing to wigs, makeup and other outfits in the closet, she looked at Trisha. “Still not judging me?”

“No, I think I have butterflies in my stomach thinking about what it must be like to do that.”

“The first few times it was fucking awesome.  There is this huge adrenaline rush.”

“Do we have time to see some of this before we go wait tables?”

“Help me fix some lunch; we can watch a little while we eat.  I can take the laptop out to the kitchen.”

Trisha had obtained a quick tour of the camera site before they had to get dressed.  Fixing her clothing to look like she had worked there for years, the manager hired her on the spot.  Denise trained her in no time; it was a limited menu.

On the way home that night they stopped for fast food.  “What did you think of your first day?”

“I should be exhausted, but I am wired.”

“We have the same schedule; Burt knows that you are staying with me, and he likes you.  Between the two of us, we will probably bring in more customers for him.”

“These boobs have not done much for me so far; why not bring in some money?”

“That is the way I look at it. I am good for a couple of hours, would you like to watch me cam a little?”

Trisha looked at her, “Ok, I think I would, that will be terribly personal won’t it?”

“You are my oldest and dearest friend, besides; you might like what you see.”

Trisha now knew that something had changed with her friend.  A frisson went through her, as she thought about how this night might end. Denise set her up in an opposite corner of the room with her laptop logged into the site.  Trisha could see the cameras that Denise was using as well as a behind the scenes look.

This novel is 105 thousand words of a story.  I admit that it has some tawdriness to it but, it is a complete story with humor, love, plot twist and turns and even some remote love of a very different kind.

Share with your friends and assist us, independent authors!

Thanks!

 

-TW

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Excerpt from my number one best seller!

How about a fun filled romp through the galaxy with a surprise ending?

Below you will find an expert from Saga of the Starduster Chapter “1955 meets 2016.”

This book is one of my 25 published Novels. It also happens to be one of the most popular among you. Thanks for that! As an author, we can only hope that you will enjoy what we write.

Saga of the Starduster started out as tweets. I was doing two things at one time. Marketing my brand, and writing practice. When we write we try to use as few words as possible to convey an idea.

Saga of the Starduster started out as 140 character tweets. So many folks asked for the story I pulled it and wrote a story. The story you can download is complete and edited pretty well.

So many have already downloaded this novel that I must have done something right. Please support independent authors and read our work. Because we are independent our work is incredibly affordable. For less than a cup of coffee, you can read our stories. With 25 Novels out there I suspect that one day you will be able to say, you were reading me when I was nobody.

Everyone is somebody but, you know what I mean.

What has just transpired is, Sarah has brought Don, his mother and his third-grade teacher to the Starduster. Don had a medical need and Sarah wanted Don.

When you read the following if you are so compelled, follow the link and get the whole book. This is my number one best seller out of the 25 thus far. See what all the fuss is about. Thanks!

These next few lines are from the book, chapter 1955 meets 2016

 

The women awoke to find themselves nude in the presence of Sarah and her assistants. “Calm yourselves, Patty and Martha, here are some clothes for you to put on.”

“Where is Donny?” Martha asked.

“He is in the next room dressing as well. Clothes are not something we are used to here, so I am afraid that you three might feel out of place.”

“I don’t want Donny seeing his mother this way!” Martha said.

“Donny is Don Martha; he is a grown man. I stopped his aging process at 30. When you look at yourself Martha, you will see that you too are about 30. Patty, I left you at 21. You can choose to age naturally, or I can arrest the process right here.”

“Sarah, I feel different,” Patty said.

“Each of you had some neural pathways created between the two hemispheres of your brains. Your learning ability will be accelerated as well as your IQ.”

“Was there purpose in this?” Martha asked.

“Your race blew themselves up, Martha. We sent Don back to change history. By removing you three, we altered the timeline somehow. ”

“I thought that we were going right back to the second we left?” Patty said.

“The outcome would not work out. Don, instead of contributing to humanity would give them the information that they need to make their atomic weapons stronger than what they were. We saw that Dr. Flint was working with your government and was also working for another superpower as a spy.”

“Does Donald know this?” Patty asked.

“No, not yet. Are you two ready to meet Don, the man?”

The anxiety level of both women shot up, and Sarah could sense it.

“You both might want to sit,” Sarah said. Both sat on the table as Don made an entrance. The 6’2 inch man with wavy hair, chiseled chin, and sharp blue eyes looked at the two women as he could feel their love for him. Embracing the two, Martha started to cry, and Patty was speechless.

Follow the link and read the whole book!

Much Love TW

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The following is an excerpt from Diamond Joe.

Here is a sample from my book.

 

Donna is a professor at the college.  After losing her husband, she had shut down emotionally. Fate played a hand as she happened to own a racehorse and was not getting it trained.  When one of her student’s friends, happened to be a trainer comes to assist her, things change.

 

I won’t spoil the book for your but below are a few paragraphs out of the chapter “Society.”

Donna and Sam fell in love and she married her.  She did it in a very public way which caused all sorts of issues for some stuffed shirts.  Below is from the book…

 

Some of the staff got together over dinner one night, and Blake was in attendance as well. Donna was enjoying the camaraderie while visiting with her peers.  Blake was tying one on.

Coming up to Donna the booze had its effects on him.  “Can I ask you something?”

“Sure Blake, what is on your mind?”

“You caused me a lot of grief a few months ago.”  He lamented.  Donna saw that he was feeling his drinks. “I am sorry about that Blake, what is your question?”

“No, it is ok, Sally straightened me up.  She even told me to pull my head out of my ass!”

Donna laughed at that as she thought Blake often suffered from Rectal-Cranial Inversion or RCI.

“So you were not upset by my wedding to Sam?”

“I was at first; I had people wanting to pull their support from the school and all kinds of foul calls, it was awful.  Sally pointed out that I was acting like a caveman and I needed to get with the times.”

“Blake, I had no idea that I would love another woman, but I do, what is your question.”

“Why the paper, why the public wedding.  Why not just do your thing in quiet and live your life.  You live so far out there that nobody would ever have known!”

The rest of the staff was listening ready to bite his head off.  Donna looked at them giving them the backoff look which they all knew well.

“Blake, I am going to tell you this, which I hope you will remember because I will not repeat this to you again.  I originally wanted to do just that. I told Dane and Marcie that nobody must know about this.”

“So what happened?  Why?”

“The teary-eyed love of my life looked at me and asked, we can tell people eventually can’t we?”

“Blake, that broke my fucking heart!  When I realized that I had just marginalized the love of my life to some god damned secret, it killed me! I will not apologize for loving another human being, not to you, the board of directors or the fucking president of the college! Anyone who thinks our marriage is any less than theirs is full of shit and fuck them! I have no tolerance for bigots.  When you realize that we are all human, barring a few minor differences in plumbing, we are basically the same; it makes a whole new argument out of it.  The inconvenience I caused you and some at the school is trivial in comparison to how badly I hurt that person who is so special to me! I hurt her by wanting to protect the fucking school over her.  Family comes first Blake!”

“I am sorry Donna, I had no idea.”

“I had to bribe the damned preacher to meet us at the hotel and marry us!  He would not do it at his church, and I had to agree to keep his name private.  Do you know how that feels?”

“Why not just go to the courthouse and do what the others….”

“Do you see what you just did?  “

“I see the problem; you feel cheated.”

“Blake I had the white dress, the flowers the parties and all that stuff with Steve.  Samantha got none of that!  She got screwed by the system, by bigots and ignorant assholes. The whole time that preacher was doing his thing I hated him in my heart!  He took money to do that which is against his fucking idea of morality.  Did you know that morality has a price?”

The people at the table were shocked.  They had no idea what it took to get married like most people. “I wish there were something I could do to make any of that right,” Blake said.

 

Yes, people, the book is that good and even better.  Most of my novels are that good if I do say so myself.  But…Since Saga of the Starduster is my number one seller maybe people like science fiction better than stories that are germane for today.

You can read part of it for free on Amazon but…I really would like you to read it and support independent authors such as myself.  I am loathed to waste my time trying to use the right magic words attracting an agent, so I need you guys to assist me.

With 25 novels out there, I just need one of them to go viral.

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Much Love -TW

 

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Healthcare the Final Frontier

Hate is a poison that you take in hopes that it will affect someone else.

With our somewhat screwed up world, everything becomes a political football. (pun intended)
I am not going to try and figure out the answer for healthcare. Is it a right, privilege or commodity? I would say, (yes!) While we argue about socialism again with political Einsteins like Bernie, our hope seems somewhat lost. Healthcare is a commodity like food, water, electricity and so forth. You want it; you pay for it.

The rub comes when we have large parts of society who are somewhat irresponsible with their resources and misspend them. Working in the ER, we saw lots of accidents or gunshot victims with gold teeth or tattoos, beautiful clothing, packages of cigarettes and no insurance. On top of that when the toxicology reports came back many were full of drugs or “recreational chemistry.”

Folks, if you work two jobs, are dead tired on your feet, and still have the family to take care of, seeing this will piss you off! The people who live in ivory towers are removed from reality. Also, the people who cannot (or will not) find work, are also removed from reality. Their idea of reality is not mainstream.

Reality is working your ass off, watching your paycheck taken from you in fees and taxes, and then seeing the freeloaders calling you a racist for not wanting to pay their way too! That is tough stuff. It is hard not to become jaded. When gaming the system is an art, that we could write a dummies book about, something needs to change.

Here is why…
I have such a friend who worked two jobs and has taken care of families and been there to assist others when they down. “A good person!”
She recently was diagnosed with Cancer.
Cancer is a scary word, and if the body is not treated as a whole, the prognoses can get bleak.  The doctors order test and procedures, and she pushes forward dutifully going to this doctor or that. The chemo makes her sick; the surgeries are painful. Her hair is all but gone, and then she sees yet another specialist.
This doctor wants to do XYZ . The insurance company declines it, and then the ballet ensues. Phone calls are left, and messages and e-mails from you to many who don’t  care about their job are written. They sit in their chair for eight hours and talk on the phone when they have to. Communications go unanswered, and another form letter is pushed out the door, denying coverage.

While your phone call to them is critical to you, where they are concerned it is simply another task that they have to do.  This can be put off until after lunch or Monday or whenever they just are forced to deal it with it.  Your problem is not theirs and they don’t care.

The text from their friend or family or perhaps what is going on with facebook ranks higher than what you need.

Their hope is that you just give up.
Here is the issue. When someone is sick whether it be cancer or some other illness the entire body needs to be treated as a whole thing. Spirits need to be high and the person not only should be kept comforted but, comfortable. They do not need the frustration of dealing with auto adjudicated edicts from the damned insurance company.

Why are they auto?  Becuase the people who have the job to assist you are more concerned with where they are going for lunch or who Jane is sleeping with, on some tv show.

I worked behind the scenes for too many years, trust me; this is life in corporate America.

Hate and anger feed cancer; I am convinced of it. Hate is a poison that you take in hopes that it will affect someone else. Foolish person, hate is killing you.

Frustration with a  stuffed up system breeds anger which breeds hate.
Any time there is a decline in coverage an actual human should be required to look at the original request and see if the nurse or doctor forgot to check some box. Instead of looking for ways to deny coverage, they should be required to look for any way possible to pay for it. I realize that is counterproductive for the bottom line but folks, that is where the problem lies.

So here is another idea I am going to give away!

Someone who knows the healthcare industry and insurance industry should provide a service and sell it like insurance. The service would be the go-between, between your doctor and your insurance company and you. Like we have agents for car insurance we need an actual agent to deal with the insurance company.
You call your agent and tell them; I am going in for testing I may have something wrong.
Your agent then gets involved on your behalf and slogs through the red tape of bureaucracy and employees who don’t want to do their jobs, and is your advocate.

Instead of you fighting with a system that you are most probably ill-equipped to deal with, your advocate does it for you.
Usually, we call these lawyers, but I don’t think we need lawyers. With all of the layoffs in the insurance industry with the outsourcing and ravages left from the Obama Care debacle, there should be a plethora of folks who might want to tackle this and make a company out of it. Maybe the H&R Block folks who might not have work in the near future could take on the mantle of Health Advocate. HA for short.

Look, if you make millions of dollars with my idea, please keep me in mind, at least buy some of my books!

If you are a patient, who needs such a service tell me what you think.
Would something like this work?
I think having an advocate on your side to deal with the crap while you focused on getting better would assist many and possibly cut the cost of healthcare.
Many claims that are denied are simple coding errors, but since a computer looks for every dot to be filled correctly and adjudicates the petition based on human filled in dots, that is where the bulk of the problems arise. It is a simple truth table to the computer. IF A+B=C then everything is a go. One bit out of place, and it is denied.

Many just don’t bother to fight it and guess what, you are fighting for your life, so I get it.

Send this to @RealDonaldTrump about a million times, and maybe he will see it.

We need a little common sense in the industry and a little compassion for those who are dealing with illnesses like cancer. We need to keep the special interest and politicians out of it as they are responsible for the mess we have today. Many are paying thousands of dollars a month for insurance they will never use. If they do need it one has to wonder what it would cover.

Would it be better just to pay your way for the cheap stuff and then not have insurance and go to the ER anyway? That is the current system for many Americans and non-Americans alike. And that is one reason the cost of healthcare is so damned high!

You are indeed paying for the deadbeats and yes that is socialism.   If you can afford to pay for it, you pay in spades.

If a senator has issues, do you think he or she worries about what will be paid for?

To quote Lilly Allen, “It’s not fair!”

Go check out some of my books. If you are a sci-fi person or a romantic kind of person I have it all. If you need a laugh, which we all do, go and check out some of my novels. Warm-hearted romance, to a nude romp through the galaxy in Saga of the Starduster.

Much Love – TW

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Is it ok to be Topless in public?

Boobs in New York!

This topic has been on the minds of people for too many years to comprehend.

Let’s back it up, shall we?

Where did clothing come from?

If you are creationist, then you know after the snake convinced Eve to take a bite of the fruit from the tree of knowledge, she discovered that she was naked and was ashamed.  After convincing her husband or partner to eat of the same fruit, he too found that he was naked and now ashamed.

I know this makes so damned little sense to most that you must either take it as allegory or swallow the rest of it as the “Gospel.”

Putting talking snakes and the tree of knowledge aside, why were they ashamed.  It was only the two of them in the entire world.  Oh yes, god was there walking through the garden.

Don’t take this criticism of Genesis to mean any more than I see the bible a bit differently than some.

My point is, I do not think that this is where clothing came from.

“Where did it come from then TW?”

“Wow, nice of you to ask.”

Early man was nomadic.  Early man followed its food source which was also nomadic in that it traveled north or south per the seasons.  Somewhere along the way “probably from watching animals,” man discovered that certain leafy things were good to eat.  With that advent of a developing agrarian culture, they stayed put, during seasonal changes.

Oops it got cold, and we are naked, what shall we do?  I know, the animals have thick fur what if…?

I doubt that fig leaves were the first clothing and indeed doubt that they were created for modesty.

There is plenty of evidence to prove that early man had much more natural clothing, i.e., hair.  If you read Saga of the Starduster, I talk about that as the two species get to know one another.

The first clothing was most certainly for protection from the elements.  As they wore it more often, their bodies evolved losing much of the hair as now they did not need it for the warmth or protection.

“What is all the fuss about women going topless?”

Early man was used to being around nude people, and boobs did not act as sexual stimuli. As a person today when we go to the beach, and we see another person of the opposite sex, try to notice where your eyes go to when they are not looking into your eyes.

If you are honest, you will admit that they go to the parts of their bodies that are covered with some clothing whether it be a complete drapery of dress or a Wicked Weasel Bikini.  Why?

Our human brain will look for what is missing and fill in the blanks kind of like this “W_RD.”

It is human nature the way that we are designed, and once you wrap your brain around that, you can understand some of the problems with the question that we need answers to.

Because we are a “modest” society, breast and genitalia, have become sexualized to an extreme.  People have made fortunes exploiting that in magazines and other media by providing a peek at the nude human either in movie or picture or even through the written word.  Sex Sells, and that is due once again to our human nature.

It all goes to the reward center of our brains.  That same center that keeps us addicted to smoking and overeating.  Chemicals are released when we feed it. Release enough substances, and things start to happen.  With men they become priapic and women, libidinous.  Chemicals are released to begin the process of procreation, and that is just the way it all works.

Since most today are not used to seeing people without clothing, when they do, it starts the process. Let’s not pretend that it only happens with men either that would be a lie.

“But TW, it is not fair that men can walk around without shirts on and women cannot.”

“I know very few men who would fight a woman on that.  Those that believe everything in Genesis is the word of God might say that they are offended, but they would still sneak peeks.”  Why, they are men and are wired that way.  Other women that might have issues with it would be those that were insecure with their own body and truthfully that is their problem. And it is a problem as everyone is beautiful and that mindset that some are not is faulty.

“Well, why do men have tits?”

“What a great question!”  Men, you might want to skip over this next paragraph if you are fragile where your man card is concerned.

It would seem that when a fetus starts out it starts out as a female.  Yes, everyone that you know started out life as a girl.  For you overly religious types sorry to rock your world too.  Where Genesis talks again about taking a rib from Adam and creating Eve, the evidence would point to something entirely different.

Everyone starts out life as a female.

“How do you know that?”

Evidence.  Lots of lots of scientific evidence.

When the fetus hits a certain point in its development, things happen to genes to either virilize the baby in that womb, and turn it into a boy, or they don’t happen.  If they do, and everything works as it should the wiring in the brain changes.  The ovaries drop and turn into tentacles.  The clitoris turns into a penis, and the labia turn into a beautiful little house for the testicles called the scrotum.  That line up the middle of the scrotum boys, that is a scar where the labia formed to become the scrotum.  Yes, the tits are still there, they just don’t have the swollen mammary glands that females have.  Some men have actually been known to lactate.

How is that man card now boys?

Knowing that the only difference between male breasts and female breasts are swollen mammary glands, should it be legal for men to walk around topless?

“Now honestly, did you expect me to turn that around like that?”

Americans are prudish, and some are addicted to sex.  We have over-sexualized the female and to an extent the male through media from Hollywood.  Sex sells, and in advertising, we use it to sell everything from insurance to sports cars.

If you take prudish behavior and mix it in with Topless Tuesdays, we see some men who misbehave.

What are we as a society supposed to do?

I have some thoughts on that.

I would like to see parts or areas of cities where nudity is permissible. With warning signs in those areas alerting that those that have issues with nudity, should probably steer clear of the area.  Personally, I think it is healthy and normal. The human body and all of its bits are not sex toys for the addle-minded bible thumping go to hell or praise Jesus crowd.

The sex organ that some people define as genitalia is not in fact genitalia or breasts.  It is your brain.  All of the parts of you that make you unique are not your rude or wobbly bits.   What makes you the beautiful, talented, gorgeous person that you are, is sitting on top of your shoulders.  Anyone who thinks differently is not well educated or has been brainwashed by someone or something.  (In my humble opinion.)

“Why not nude downtown in Times Square?”

For the same reason that drunks should not go into places where alcohol is served, people with an addiction to pornography should not go into strip clubs or places where nude people can congregate together.  If we are all in some park and nude, you still have no right to come on to someone and act a fool.  The person who you are seeking to connect with is not the breasts and bush that you see, but the gray material between their ears.

I deal with this and much more in Saga of the Starduster which out of 25 Novels is my number one best seller.

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Share this and follow me as we traverse the universe of humanity through the written word and conversation with you lovely people!

Much Love!

-TW

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Can I be an activist and still be an author?

Does your opinion matter?

That question is a from one of my followers that took the time to e-mail me. I told her to read my response here on the blog.

  • Do you want to right wrongs, or sell books?
  • Are the two mutually exclusive?
  • Do you feel like tilting at windmills?

With social media today everyone is an activist. The trouble is most people believe exactly what they heard last from whatever news source they listened to.

If you watch or listen to Fox news only, or perhaps CNN, the two are diametrically opposite of each other. Since journalism in this country is dead, the two are furthering the divide or chasm in this country. That assist the political elite as they must have us divided so they can herd us to the polls when the time comes. Yes, we are being manipulated by the gods, (little g).

Social media has turned so caustic that I have all but removed myself from Facebook and just about refuse to spend much time reading tweets from trolls.

Yes, you can have an opinion but with a stipulation that you are so committed to your belief that you don’t care if it cost you readership or “translated,” sales.

Firstly people pick up our books “novels” to escape from their world.
The same types of people go to the movies to be entertained and escape.
Again we go to baseball and football and soccer and hockey etc. to be entertained.
With the television, we can turn the channel or switch it off.
At the game, we are stuck for whatever nonsense they do.

If we pick up a book that you wrote, we don’t want to have your political views overarching our fantasy to the misty moonlight over the garden. We want to know if he will show up as promised, or will it be his miserable old stepmother that will crawl out of her hole, and greet us with a cackling voice?

Some of these “celebrities” are stuffing it up big time.
Like many, I will not see a movie if it has some activist in it that I can see them in my mind’s eye spewing hate speech or some view based on talking points. I don’t want to think about politics or rich vs. poor or guns or any of that trash.

The reason they should keep their opinions to themselves is that we think we know them from the roles that they play.

We see them as altruistic, and we think we might like to know them. Thank writers like you and me for that one. The chances are good that some of those people on the screen that you think you love are vapid, narcissistic, slime from the black lagoon. I could be wrong, but I doubt it. I have known too many that had much money in their lives, and they are hollow inside. The veneer on my desk has more depth to it than most of them. They get paid to regurgitate lines and emote.

When a good part of the country are sycophants for these “idols,” you can see why we don’t want to alienate them.

Writers, on the other hand, are not insipid beings. We cannot be, or we could not string a noun and a verb together in the same sentence and make it coherent. When you read my novels, you get a small sense of who I am.

Growing up with friends whose parents were very well to do, I watched them transform from human to god status. Soon I was too much of an insect to be friends with. The truth of the matter is, they were also hollow and had bought into the lie.

I worked through school; they did not. I bought everything that I needed from the toils of my labor. They had a credit card and checking account from mom. They had beautiful new cars, and I had what I could afford.

When I was not available to hang with, because I had to work, they soon found others to hang with that did not work. These were childhood friends that I grew up with. I lost contact with them after this time of my life. Money and power just screw some people up severely.

If you should choose to share some opinion and call others out on it, the odds are good you will offend half of the population or possible readers of your work.

It is a free country and by all means, follow your heart. I was asked for an opinion, so I am opining.

A natural question that you might have is; after all these years would you like to catch up with them?

“No. They were obviously fair weather friends. Since I am still working a day job, and writing by candlelight as it were, I would still be an insect to them. Am I ashamed of my status you might ask?”

“Hell no! If it is going to happen, I am going to make it happen. This is my passion in life, and that is worth more than their silver spoon, credit card from mom!” I treasure the memories of our friendships before they lost their sole.

Onto more exciting news, Saga of the Starduster is September’s number one seller for me, and for October thus far it looks like it is going to continue. If you are one of the readers, thanks so much for that!

I am halfway through my 26th novel and am taking a small hiatus as I came up with an idea for a short story. I Usually don’t do this as it is hard to get started again but this story I think will be perfect for Asimov magazine. I know that limits what it will make in revenue to a one-time flat price but, I like to keep myself in print in other places too.

That story is close to halfway through so stay tuned; I will let you know what goes on with it.

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Much Love! -TW

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“How do you manage to produce so many books while working a full-time job?”

Learn how to find more time to write.

Paraphrased, this is probably the question that I get asked the most.

Action plan

To know what direction you are headed you need what?  You need a goal. If I, for instance, wanted to drive to Chicago from Dallas how would that work?

When I was a lot younger and had no deadlines pressing me, I might throw some clothes in a couple of bags, hire someone to watch the house, get into the car and point it north.

I love road trips without real purpose. However, we have stated that we have an end goal of arriving in Chicago.

Heading north as stated earlier would not get me to Chicago but North Dakota or Minnesota if not Canada. Again all great destinations but, missing our goal entirely.

Firstly we must map out our route which even with the technology we have today, there are several possibilities.

There was a time in my life when driving for twelve or thirteen hours straight was no big deal.  Now, not so much.  I would at least stop halfway.  Planning my trip today would include points of interests along the way, and I would indeed drive out of my way to see or visit something along the way.  These types of activities often provide fodder for manuscripts.

Let’s face it, if time were a real issue, I would hop on board a plane and be there within hours.

My action plan would include proper clothing for the season, as well as places to stop along the way.

The action plan would indeed include something known as “Time management.”

Writing a term paper or a novel is not much different.  With time being the common denominator that we all share, it is also the one thing that we must all guard against wasting.

What do you do with your time?

If you are uncertain about the validity of what I am saying; for a week log every minute of your day.  Don’t cheat.  Much like writing what you eat to assist you in a diet, try keeping up with what you did during the day.  Time management is crucial, and you must be good at it to be successful in life.

I think that sitting in front of the TV being conditioned continuously by whatever you are putting into your head is possibly one of the worst ways of wasting your precious time on this earth.  I truly think that it also dulls your senses and might rob you of who you truly are by supplanting what you know for ideas which are just bullshit.  Someone’s ideas that are put forth in a way to convince you that your long-held beliefs are false.

That is my opinion, and possibly you have a differing one.  We all know people who live through the TV.  Cancelling the cable might be not only a good money saver but, you might find you now have time to do other things.

Not only do we have TV and Netflix but, we have the computer or internet, and of course we have our tablets or phones to steal our time.  We spend so much time communicating nonsense with countless others, that we don’t communicate with those that we are the closest to.

How do you manage to write so much and work a daytime job?

What little I see of TV in passing makes me shake my head. Hundreds of cable channels to fill and they come up with some of the lamest stuff ever.  I am waiting for one of the channels to be of grass growing or paint drying.

Our Culture is changing and in many ways, I don’t think for the better.  Morality has taken a hit as our role models now often spend time behind bars for beating their wives or some other criminal offense.

I could go on and write a complete book about narcissist and sycophants but that is outside the scope of this blog post.  If you want a role model, my friends, look into the mirror and become that which you seek!

Years ago I was on a cruise to Alaska and we parked by one of the glaciers watching it melt.  Yes, if it were not just a glorious day to be outside on the balcony watching ice melt, I would have been pissed.  Finally a large chunk of ice “calved” and that was the highlight of the afternoon.  The massive ship rocked as the ripple from the tons of ice falling into the abyss reached out to us.  Feeling the effect of the displacement of so much water, made the time spent stationary that afternoon, and subsequent sunburn, more tolerable.

Don’t misunderstand me, you must do things in life, especially if you are a writer.  You must travel.  You must speak with people of all walks of life.  I make it a point to learn people’s names and something about them wherever I go.  People are what make life worth it to me.  You are interesting.  Sitting in front of the TV like so many do, getting spoon fed someone’s idea of what is morally acceptable changes the entire audience over time.

The Stepford wives come to mind as so many people around the globe watch things produced in Hollywood.  Our values or Hollywood’s values reach far and wide.

In Saga of the Starduster, I have my aliens tune into our TV to see what they are about to deal with.  Finding Sharknado on the screen, their first impressions are that the sharks are the apex life forms, and humans are their prey.   Not too far from reality except these sharks travel by manipulating vortices and attack bipedal creatures who have chainsaws mounted on their appendages.

When the Ularins tune across a football game, my aliens think that this is some sort of war and the football must be explosive.

If Aliens were listening to our radio and watching our Hollywood version of life, what would they think?

“How do I manage to write so much?”

I try not to waste time, and I scheduled several hours a day to either write or market my books.  Having said that I also look for opportunities to go out into the world and be part of it.  Watching it through the eyes of some Hollywood producer is not the way I care to figure out who we are as a people and why we are the way that we are.

Time management is key to life in general, not just creating your first or twenty-first novel.  Make time for what you are passionate about.  If that is writing, don’t let a good idea get lost in the shuffle of the noise in our lives.

You Mom’s and want to be authors, don’t allow your dreams to get cast aside.  God invented Bed Times so parents can still live a life. Enforce them while killing the internet and other things that might keep the urchins up and in your face.  We had quite times an hour before bedtime which meant they could read.  Lights out was strictly enforced. Not only so they got enough sleep, but so we could still have some modicum of life.  Phones are taken away at dinner time, and bedtime.  There is no excuse to allow a child to take an active screen to bed with them. Like us, they need their sleep.

Laptops and writing worked just as well as reading for me as an author.  Just saying.

Shameless plug for my work.

While many of you are downloading my books, I need many more to follow me here, and on Twitter.  I spent way too much time working on my novels and not enough time marketing them.  I just knew that once my first book was published, it would sell millions and I would be able to stop the day job.  HA!

The sales are enough to give me hope, but not near enough even to let me think about chucking the day job.  I have some great ideas that are waiting to come out on paper!  Share my work, follow me and tell your friends.   Thanks for the follows and of course the purchases!

Much Love–TW

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A word about Hugh.

 

I myself have or had little use for or knowledge of Hugh Hefner.

I have read through his magazines over the years as some of the articles were, well written.

As an artist, I found his models posed for the most part in a respectful/artistic way.  Unlike the porn we have today which is hard not to stumble over on the internet, Playboy was rather bland in comparison.

As a mature person, I remember some of the early magazines with clover leafs over nipples, and what have you.

If a (person) makes a conscious decision to model for a magazine like his, who are we to say anything? Our first lady was a model of impeccable taste.

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As many of you know, I worked in the Advertising industry for years.  Sex Sells!

We, humans, are geared for sex. Men are more visual creatures and I can tell you that the advertising industry knows that all too well.

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Hugh knew it too and made his fortune selling the sizzle and not the steak.  Hugh sold the fantasy and portrayed that fantasy in his silk robe and pipe.  That fantasy sold millions of magazines and to be absolutely fair, started many young ladies careers.

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The Religious folks are now trashing him on social media and folks, his sin was no worse than theirs or mine or yours. Sin is sin is sin!  Unless you are Jesus Christ himself, you are a sinner! If you feel differently, you clearly don’t understand sin.

To judge this man is not their job, that job is reserved for God.

To judge me, or other writers who might write some tawdry novel is not your job, or theirs.  It is gods Job, and I am ok with it.

I talk about marketing and what sells.  Sex sells not only in a visual medium like the centerfold, but it sells in my novels where I paint a picture with words that are what?  They are a fantasy for you to enjoy.

Some folks are so hypocritical.  One of my friends was upset with her husband because she caught him looking at pornography on the internet.  Sticking out of her purse was a copy of 50 shades.

50 shades

To me, that is like having a diet coke with a slice of German chocolate cake thinking that will help with your diet.

I can paint some pretty graphic pornography with words as can many of you.  Porn is porn and your sin is no less sinful than his.  Men are visual and women well, like their porn too, they just like it disguised in romance novels.  The idea of being held down while the burly stranger that you have been teasing with rips your silky panties off you is…porn.

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I am reminded about casting the first stone and me for one live in a glass house, as do you.

Hugh lived a life that most men only dream of, I would guess.  He had 7 girlfriends at one time and I would bet it was not all peaches and cream.  I can say that because I have read the bible several times and King Solomon had several hundred wives and several hundred Concubines.  Can you imagine what his household was like?

Judge not should be all of our mantras, it is certainly mine.

Whether you are a “religious” person or not, judging others is not our job.   For the religious right to call him the names that I am reading is just wrong.  My theory is that they are jealous of what he had and what he did in his 90 odd years so they are using the bible to beat their chest while being a bully to those who don’t know all of the facts.  They are wrong on many levels, and it is sad.  It is actually a sad day for Christianity as it is a terrible role model of what Christ was about.

I understood Hugh did many good things with his wealth while he was alive, so again, judge not.

God has this….

I for one believe that one day we might meet one another. I will shake his hand if he/we indeed have hands in heaven.

If you just muttered under your breath that we will meet in hell, man, examine your soul!

RIP Hugh.

 

Much Love -TW

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Are you your brother’s keeper, even if he or she is a total idiot?

The last thing that I am is judgmental.  What you do with your life is your business as long as it does not affect me or others that would suffer some detrimental consequence from your actions.

Having said that, some of you are just plain crazy!

This is not the first time that I have seen this, but certainly, I wish it were my last.  While going to lunch today someone of very limited intelligence sped past me going in excess of a hundred miles per hour on a motorcycle.  This person on a two wheeled rocket was weaving in and out of traffic as if he or she owned the road.

The noise of the vehicle I did not hear until it passed me.  I was about to switch lanes as I needed to get to one lane on the interchange to get where I was going.

So here is why I call this person a complete idiot.

  • Going at least twice the speed of traffic.
  • Weaving in and out of traffic
  • Doing so at an interchange where people would be changing lanes to get into the exact lane for the precise road that they wanted to take.
  • Doing so at the lunch hour when the roadway was super busy.

I am sure I missed something, but you get my point. We all know that motorcycles are just damned dangerous anyway.  In many people’s mind, when they see them, they don’t see them because they don’t register as a car.  It is much like playing Russian roulette.  Instead of one chamber containing a bullet, three of the six are loaded.

There was a study not too long ago that stated a third of the drivers on the road are driving under the influence.  Let that sink in.  33% of the drivers or one out of three is not all there.  Now add to this the wonderful smart phone.

In Texas, we just enacted a law stating that texting while driving is a ticket able offense.   The phone manufacturers could have fixed this by crippling certain apps when the vehicle or phone is in motion, but they elected not to so the government had to step in.

So you have a third of the drivers under the influence and how many more drivers are screwing with their phone?  Now you add the motorcycle into the mix.  They are not as visible as a car; many drivers do not register them as cars ergo ignore them and, you have the idiots trying to get their fix of adrenaline.

Much like the phone, someone is going to get smart and outlaw motorcycles.  “They would never do that TW.”

Give me a break.  Every time some loon shoots someone we hear people screaming about gun control.  Please, Mr. Government we are too stupid, we need you to protect us from ourselves!  BS!

If he had clipped me, he most certainly would have been killed, and it would have been his fault.  Somewhere he probably has a family that would have been missing his stupid carcass. Whether it was his parents or god forbid a wife and children, his death would have adversely affected many, including yours truly.

What about me?  How do you think I would feel if I had some small part in the death of a fool?

What can we do?

Think like the idiot adrenalin junkie.

When you are on the road, you cannot see idiots like these as they are moving twice the speed of traffic.  You cannot hear them until they are past you.  So if I were that damned stupid and had a death wish what would I depend upon.

Everyone else on the road must be predictable.  That means that you use your signals.  That means that you don’t make a last minute correction to a lane you need to be in because that fool idiot may be whizzing past you at any second.  That means that you should probably be going less than the speed limit leaving plenty of room around you on either side and in front of you.  In short, you have to think for the damned fool that is not thinking.  I believe they call that defensive driving.

You cannot afford to be on auto pilot.

You must be focused on your task which is driving.

You cannot be distracted by anything.

You must act like the motorcyclist should act, in that you should drive as if everyone is out to get you.

It is not a matter of if, but when, that guy will be a grease spot.  Sometime in the future, that guy will be meeting with the grim reaper, and someone’s family will be having a really bad day.  Don’t let it be you that is part of his or her poor decisions.

One last bit of advice is this.  If you are passed by one such idiot be very careful not to switch lanes or make any sudden movements.  Stupid generally travels in pairs or packs.

I think that a dashcam might be a good idea.  If you are involved with such an idiot, there are some subhuman life forms out there they call ambulance chaser attorneys that would seek damages from you in civil court on behalf of the idiots family.  They work on contingency, so it cost the family nothing.  You, on the other hand, would need to hire an attorney, and it might cost you up to five thousand or more to protect what you have.  There is payback for looking out for the idiots so yes, you are your brothers or sisters keeper.

Do me a favor and tell your friends about my blog.  Use the share buttons.  There are real pearls here and more should be reading them then what are.  Yes, I do this for a number of reasons and one of them is marketing my novels.

Another is for you to get to know me and I you by following each other.  I started this part or the social media part of my marketing very late in the game.  While my novels are selling well all over the globe it would be nice if more of them were selling.

One way for that to happen is more people need to know me and this is one of those ways.

Check out http://www.authortwscott.com or follow me on twitter @authortwscott  Currently I am halfway through my 26th novel which is a YA sci-fi.  It is coming along splendidly! I can hardly wait to share it!

-Best

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Climate Change—Fact or Fiction?

 

The short answer is, both.

The real question is “Does man have an effect on the climate and if so what is it?”

As “man subdues” the planet, man changes the environment.  This is a fact.  With less forest and more city or pavement, man indeed changes the dynamics of the world or weather.

For instance, you might have noticed that tornadoes rarely strike a large city.  Is it because of pure statistics or something else?

Something else is the correct answer.  The sun hits the surface of the earth and causes what?  The sun strikes grass or fields and causes rising air currents but not near as much as those areas of the planet covered in concrete.  Concrete absorbs the sunlight thus letting out much heat, causing high-pressure areas to form over the major cities.

Here in Dallas, we end up with Ozone alerts as an area of high-pressure forms over Dallas.  Houston and other large cities often see similar stories.  As unstable weather approaches a dome of high-pressure, the weather is often moderated by the “stable” air often mitigating the effects of the unstable air mass approaching it.

All of this concrete certainly attributes to climate change too.  How much and to what extent are the questions we need to address.

Al Gore and his ilk would like you to believe it is all about carbon emissions because they want to quantify how much each thing that you do expels greenhouse gasses so they can tax you on it.

The tax will not limit your driving habits or the use of your homes air conditioning; it will just be more expensive as those politicians who devise such schemes get money from those who print, track and keep up with this tax.

Yes, we need to be good stewards of our planet but paying some tax and not changing our habits is not the answer.  A perfect example of this is Freon.

In the 1970’s Dupont and other chemical companies sold Freon which we all came to love and adore as it keeps our beer cold. It also keeps our cars and houses cool, and it makes our shopping experiences tolerable.

R12 and R22 were too cheap.  It was and is a very efficient gas, but there was money to be made if a case could be made to replace it with something else.

This gas has fluorocarbons in it which are destructive to the ozone layer.

“Prove it!”

They point to the ozone layer over the Antarctic is getting thinner.  Hmmmm

Don’t you suppose that there might be other reasons for this?  “But TW, they are the scientist; don’t you think that they know?”

“I think that almost anyone can be bought.”  Putting that aside let’s talk about the evidence, shall we?

I like to follow the money when something like this comes along.  Fluorocarbons are heavier than air.  For those chemicals to get to the stratosphere in any quantity to break down the ozone layer as they are claiming, tell me just how in the world are they getting there?

“They aren’t”

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I don’t know if any of you saw the pictures from Jupiter or Saturn.  They showed the poles over each planet.  Saturn has a hexagonal clearing over the pole.

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Jupiter has a large vortex over its pole much like the eye of a hurricane only much more significant.  Don’t you think that it is possible that a gas heavier than air might be thinner over the pole much like a centrifugal effect might have on it?

Some people are sheep and will buy whatever the Shepard tells them.  In the case of fluorocarbons, a pound of R22 Freon went from a $1 a pound to over $100 a pound.  I have no idea if you can even still get R12.  Pressurized cans of chemicals used in industry and residential applications went from a little over a $1 a can to $15 a can.  Canned air cost over $5 to $8 a can… Dust air…  The same chemicals that “kill the ozone” are still in them; they just cost more.  WTF?

“If fluorocarbons can get up to the stratosphere why can’t the excess Ozone that we generate, get there too?”

The gasses you use to cool things off in your cars and houses today are much less efficient and work at much higher pressures.  Translated, that means that your equipment has to work harder, which means that you will have more frequent breakdowns and higher and more frequent service calls.

The cost to replace the coil on your AC unit in your attic is around $1800.  With the new freon, you will be replacing it.  Why?  the metal in the coil cannot stand up to the higher pressures.

The folks that come up with this nonsense are part of the DC elites or Gods that protect you the little people or insects from yourself.  What they are really doing is taking more money from you while lying to you.

How much can they tax you and charge you without creating an environment where the masses just give up?  How much of a load can they put onto the middle class before they just say screw it, and figure out how to live off the government like so many already do?

Once they do, it is game over.  Socialism depends upon someone working to take care of the very rich, the gods; and the very poor.  You want to talk about slavery, this is it!

The simple facts are the poor people pay little into the system as the tax code is written in such a way to protect them.  The Gods or elites from the SWAMP also don’t pay their share as they have ways to protect their ASSets because once again the tax code, all Ten thousand pages of it protect them too.   Of course, they wrote it to do that and they don’t want to change it as they are very happy with the way that it takes care of the swamp creatures.

The middle class who has this can do attitude, work two or more jobs to try and make ends meet while watching up to 40% of their income go to stupid shit!

If you want to understand why Hillary lost, she was all about more of the same. The middle class who is being vilified by everyone was the reason a nonpolitician who is a populist won the election.

The middle class has had enough.

Is the climate changing?

Possibly, but not near as fast as the political climate is in this country and around the world.  I would not at all be surprised to see the middle class be more vocal, taking an active voice in this politically charged environment we have today between the alt right, alt left and the damned fools who have no idea what communism or socialism is.

I would actually like to see some ANTIFA folks come up against some East Texas Red Necks!  I think that their education that day would be most valuable.  When the fascist become the hooded thugs pretending to be anti fascist someone is delusional.

Our educational systems are failing our youth, and I for one would not persuade a young person to go into tens of thousands of dollars in debt to listen to some old hippie teach socialistic ideals. Learn a trade and develop your own ideology regarding your social structure.  Turn off the TV, stop going to movies and go into your society and serve.  Get to know your neighbors and by all means, stop listening to those who try to indoctrinate you with false narratives.

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Regarding the climate, the earth has shaken off much worse things than what man has or could ever do to it.  Mankind is like fleas on a dog (insects or parasites.)  One day some super volcano will erupt, or some dumbass will think you can win an argument with nukes and humanity will be but a memory on a shiny disk attached to a cold dead metallic object hurtling through space away from this planet.

Carl Sagan and his crew put such a disk on one of the Voyagers.  I bet it did not have any of our crappy histories on it, only our good stuff.  So when those aliens come peeking around after finding this disk, they will not understand what happened to this race of life called man.

All of the Al Gore scare tactics will be reverberations or harmonics or echoes of the humanity of what man was, as the planet cycles itself once again through another ice age.  After enough time to cleanse the “dog of its fleas” has passed, a new breed of creature will show up, and it will start anew.  Will another Cain Kill another Able?

Without a history to learn from, most probably.

One of the things that we all have in common is this:

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What is it?

Live for today, my friends!  Love one another, they don’t expect you to do that.  Controlling you with emotions like hate is easy.  Triggering the masses with lies is their method.  They call it propaganda.

Much Love -TW    

 

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Harvey and no, Not the pooka of Jimmy Stewart’s movie Harvey

Update 8/26/2017 17:13 EST

As you can tell by the map the storm has moved inland as predicted.  Now a tropical storm rain and tornadic activity are the main worries as flooding will be problematic in the areas that the storm has already been over.

I have searched social media retweeting tweets with pictures and updates which you can find over on the right side of the screen.

This storm is held in a restricted area by two upper-level high-pressure areas that will most likely not budge.  Rain fall predictions in the area are grim, to say the least.  Houston is basically flat with so much concrete the water has no place to go.

Rockport and Aransas Pass took the brunt of the storm thus far.

 

Update 826/2017 01:44 EST the eye passed right over Rockport Texas.  Damage reports have been sparse as there are few with the ability to get information out of the affected area.  Some buildings have been damaged including a hotel and a high school.  I am certain once the sun comes up there will be much more damage.

As the storm stalls over the area, copious amounts of water will no doubt be the concern of many for days to come.

 

Update 19:10 EST Now Cat 4 130 mph gust still 155mph  17 miles wide, the eye of the storm.

45 miles east of Corpus Christie

Update 18:04 EST  Cat 3 winds 125 mph gust to 155mph  35 miles off shore …

In Texas, terms Hunker down if you are still there…

 

Update 15:02 EST Winds 120 mph gusting to 130mph Some reports are predicting up to 35 inches and one report suggested over 50 inches possible.  Landfall sometime Friday night 8/25/17 or early Saturday morning.

The Euro computer model is predicting 53 inches of rain for the next few days in that area.

If you elected to stay behind you are asked to write your social security number on your arm.  If that does not wake you up, nothing will.  Your window to evacuate is now very narrow.

Update 2:14 AM EST  winds are now 100mph…

I have set up some tweets in hopes that some in the path will see them and possibly they will help them.

While I would not stay through another hurricane as one was enough for a lifetime, many will.  Harvey looks to be a different animal in that it might very well bobble around on the coast causing massive amounts of flooding up to 100 miles inland.

I lived through Alicia.  Three weeks without power, or water well.  I had planned for it so I had food and supplies but what I did not have is air-conditioning, water or a way out of the neighborhood as trees blocked the roads.  Mosquitoes and other insects made living like camper miserable, but at least I am here to write about it now.

Had I had it to do over I would leave.

With two or more feet of water in a short period flooding will be the largest threat to life.  The high winds and cloud to ground lightning will certainly be part of this, but flooding is the greatest threat.

Most people who lose their life in such a storm are found dead in their cars for driving through a flooded street.

Currently, at this writing, Harvey is a category one Hurricane with 85 MPH winds.  The part of the gulf it is over is warm which will provide adequate fuel to strengthen the storm.  Some time Friday if things hold this storm will make landfall.

The storm surge could bring flooding to the area to the tune of several feet.

When a mandatory evacuation is called for as it is on the coast if you stay behind you are on your own.  Only after the storm has passed will they look for you.  If you have injured, you or a someone else who stayed will have to do their best for you.

While I mention several things in my tweets that one might need there are surely list on the internet that can guide you.

Leaving with your family and pets is the best course of action, so medicines, food, and clothes for three to seven days are standard advice.

I would plan for longer as this storm I think might be different than the others in the past.  There are no steering currents a loft which is one of the main things they are looking at.  A high-pressure area will slow it and possibly stop it from going inland which is what they are concerned about.

Get out of dodge folks.  Better safe than sorry.

 

Much Love -TW

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The Saga of the Starduster

The saga of the Starduster was a fun novel to create.

TW loved creating stories as a child.  Having no idea that the bed time stories, created on the fly, would ever amount to anything.  Thinking back on my youth, I often wonder what it would be like to travel back in time knowing what you know now, but still in your child body.

The saga of the Starduster has a scene where our hero does just that through a fluke of alien technology and a lot of imagination from the author.

TW enjoyed crawling into the mind of Don as he is whisked off the international space station by an alien race who was shot at unbeknown to them by one of their foes.  Thinking that the hostility emanated from the blue planet not far from them the captain with a name we cannot pronounce investigates.

That antics TW takes the readers through while the Captain is trying to figure out who or what is on this blue planet are hilarious.  They use television broadcast to seek to determine what or who is on this planet and are they friendly.

TW references a scene from Sharknado among others.  The Captain and the crew of the alien vessel see the shows and take an entirely different perspective.

As Don learns that he has Cancer, the alien doctor tells him that she has created a virus to attack his cancer cells but must sequester him as the virus is meant for his cancer which is unique to him.

The story takes on many twists and turns as you travel back in time with Don, who ends up in his third-grade class as a child with the mind of a fifty-year-old man.

Love blossoms as his crush on his teacher now play out in a very strange way.

Romance with an alien doctor on a space station light years from the Earth is just one of the highlights of The Saga of the Starduster.

This novel is quickly becoming one to watch as the downloads are picking up worldwide. I have not marketed it much at all.  It is an inexpensive read with a surprise ending.

This novel is available on many e-book retailers including Amazon and Smashwords.

TW does not believe in sad endings, but your heart strings may be tugged at a little.   For you, science fictions nuts like myself, this novel is not lite on science fiction.

TW’s wry sense of humor and wit are all through most of the stories with the brand TWScott, but especially in this one, you will see several examples of it.

So if you were Don and ended up sitting in front of your third-grade teacher now, what would you do?  If you had a crush on your first or fifth, you pick her or him and then tell me, (us) what would you do?

I love the idea of it, so to me, it was a bonus for the novel.

Update!  Since the novel has been selling rather well I went back and took a look at it.  Finding a few typos I fixed them, added some text here and there and modified the cover art to include the phrase “Skinny Dipping on an alien world was probably not their best idea.”

If you want to get better at your craft practice practice practice!  This novel just got better.  It is updated on #amazon rev 3.1.  Give them a few hours to approve it and then go and get your updated copy!

Much Love -TW

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Safe Place

 

Greetings!

If you landed here from Twitter; thanks so much for following the link.

As a writer, we often don’t have all the answers for marketing our products.  One of them that I will share now with you is the successful use of Social media.  Many have created a business out of retweeting your books for money.  If a robot re-tweets your book, who is going to see it?

The bottom line is you have no idea.  People follow you when you have something interesting to say.  I don’t follow robots, do you?

As far as the blog is concerned, I do go out of my way to have something on here for you to read and consume.

Marketing is important if you want to show folks what you have been working on, so at least they can take a peek and see if it might make a nice weekend read.  This blog is not for pecuniary interests per say, but it does, however, sell books for me.

If you are an author or writer, I would love for you to follow me and by all means, stop by and say hello.  I try to take the time to visit your blogs as time permits.  Not a young person who is looking to hook up nor am I an old person looking for some encounter of the dissolute kind.  Just a writer and author, looking for like minds to share ideas with.  A safe space if you will.

I realize that the words SAFE Space has received a negative connotation.  I can assure you that is not the case here.  I love a healthy debate, and I will challenge you if you are like me and don’t want smoke blown up your bottom.  “I can handle the truth.”  Can you?

The simple truth is, to be better at what we are doing we must accept the truth or forever languish in mediocracy.

If you want to help me and don’t want to spend money, go and read my stuff on Amazon Kindle Unlimited and tell me what you think.  If you have an account here as most serious writers do, it cost you nothing, and you will be entertained.

I have 25 Novels selling around the world and am working on #26.  The story is unfolding, and I am taking notes.  This story, unlike past stories, has a plot unfolding during the day and night, and I make notes of them.  I have yet to write more than two chapters, but I already know how the story starts and what the issues will be.  This story will be developed, unlike anything that I have done in the past.  Wish me luck!

Follow me here on this blog, and by all means, let’s connect.  Tell me what you are up to.

 

On Twitter, you can follow me @authortwscott or @twscott823.com.

My website which already needs more work is www.authortwscott.com

If you know of an agent that is not too proud to take on an independent author, send he or she my way would you?  I would love to leave the marketing to the experts, and just write stories.

 

Much Love!  TW

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New Release of Book 2 of the Ailani Trilogy! and….Why?….

Know why …

As promised, I released the second in the Ailani trilogy today. Both on Smashwords and Amazon!

Passions overflow in this second book of the Ailani Series.  When magic and love mix with revenge, their morality is tested.  Discovering that Tina is pregnant, the story takes on several twists as Tina had a hysterectomy early in life.  Waking up ill, Tina soon finds out that the scar from the surgery has vanished.

Changing history from eons ago, also modify the others from her past who now seek to find her in this life.  While previous souls seem to find one another, Ailani’s mother, daughter of Pele, has other ideas.

If you like romances of a different kind, with reversed roles with the women are the heroes, this novel might be for you!  Each story can stand on its own, but one does build on the other, much like many books or movies you read or see today.

The first book in the series was a success and has been downloaded too many times to count, all over the world.  I was in hopes that an agent would stumble across it and want to represent the last two.  I guess that they have plenty of work as nobody is beating down my door to handle the last two in the trilogy or for that matter any of the other twenty some odd novels!

One day TWScott will pop up on their radar, and some agent will ask, “Why didn’t they contact us?”

Let me answer that question in advance… Query letters suck!

I have begged for attention in the form of query letters for far too long, and I am done!

“If you never hear from us consider it a pass…”  That one did it!

If you do this Query letter process correctly, it takes no less than four hours and very possibly a lot longer.  For those of you who wish to try your luck with the gods of the publishing industry, allow me to lay out the process for you.

  1. Know your audience.

In this case, you must know what the agency typically publishes.  That means read what they published or be familiar with their authors that they represent.  If your work is not in that niche, don’t waste your time.  Notice I did not say their time as most probably it is an intern reading your material.  When I say read, that is most likely an overstatement.  They “read” it much like you and I read junk mail, about 3 seconds at most and it better grab them by the balls, or something else equally as sensitive in that 3-second window, or deleted it is!  Maybe you might get a form rejection letter, perhaps….

  1. Read their specifications and follow them to the letter.

If your work does not fit the mold they are looking for from the get go; it will never make it past the intern or their 12-year-old daughter.  If they ask for 2.5 chapters, that is what you give them.

  1. Research the individual that is actively searching for your style, genre or subject matter. What have they accomplished?  Are they writers too?  How long have they been with the agency?  This could go in the audience section too, but if you get past the intern, you are now begging some agent, possibly someone recently promoted from intern to agent to read your material.  What are they looking for?  Is it another Jane Austin or JK Rowling?  Maybe they are looking to discover another ELJames.  Is that you?
  1. It is about money! Make the case why they should represent you.  Publishing or taking on your project is not cheap.  They must know within a few minutes if your material will sell.  If they have someone with some vision, they will be able to tell if your work can be manipulated to fit some mold that has a track record of succeeding.  Have you ever watched This Old House or House Hunters?  It is kind of like that.  If I take on this project what will it cost me and what kind of profit can I turn and how quickly can I turn it?     Once the agent you queried likes your work, it must then pass muster with his or her partners or the people who roll the dice.  What will it cost to make your work publishable?  Are you amiable to doing exactly what they want you to do, even if it is re-write the whole damned book!
  1. Don’t write to get rich! I was an artist long before I decided to pontificate in writing on the injustices of life, or in this case fantasies.  By all accounts, I am a pretty fair artist.  My works have sold all over the world and are mostly commission pieces. I still have a day job.  I have written over 25 novels, and they are selling all over the world.  I still have a day job.  Keep your damned day job!  Write because you enjoy it.

“TW, why do you do this if you still have a day job?”  The answer is simple; I love what I do.  When you or one of the many of my readers send me a note and tell me that they liked my book that is the reward.  That is my affirmation.  With my art, it is the same, although commission pieces, I do get paid nicely for. The odds of getting rich from writing a novel are slim and none. One of the problems is that too many think that they can write and they, like you or me, feel like their stuff is the best stuff around.  Cough, “Join a writers guild!

  1. Get connected. Joining a writers guild or even a local club will give you an idea if your writing is up to snuff.  Folks, you have to have thick skin to put anything creative out there and then ask people to buy it.  I give a percentage of my novels away for free so they can take a peek at my writing style before they plunk down money.  While none of my material is expensive, even the free stuff can be suspect if you don’t know the author.  Allowing others that you trust to read your stories is one way to get feedback.  Insist that if they tell you they don’t like it, make damned certain that they say why!  Know yourself.
  1. Know why. When you look at art or you read something or watch a movie, and you had a high opinion, know why you had it.  What is it in particular about that which you read or watched created this emotional response?  If your critics can adequately tell you why they felt the way they did, then listen.  When I wrote Under Roswell, one of my friends read it and said that she did not like it. “Why?  What was it that you did not like?”  “I don’t like Sci-fi!”  FFS!  Many have read it, too many to count and people that love Sci-Fi, like it just fine.  Don’t force something on your friends if it is not their cup of tea.
  1. Develop your brand. From years of working in an ad agency, I probably have a leg up on many as I know a thing or two about marketing.  Your Author name is your brand.  I knew of an author who wrote all kinds of work much as I do.  She wrote certain kinds of work under one pen name and others under another.  TWScott is my brand, and everything goes under that name.  With twenty-five novels out there, I don’t have much time to diversify.  The naughty stuff, the science fiction, and the young adult stuff are all under TWScott.  Currently, I am playing with a Christian book, it too will be under TWScott. Social media is critical for getting your brand out there.  Without spending money, take advantage of all of the free stuff that you can.  Don’t make others rich at your expense.
  1. If you understand capitalism, you know that one business feeds others. That is the way of the world and the way that it works.  There are services out there who will do so much for the independent author.  Folks, those are the people that make money most of the time.  Let me edit this for you. Allow me to format your text for you, so the meat grinder on Smashwords will like it.  Wait, let me create the cover art for you because good cover art sells your book.  You could spend tens of hundreds of dollars to get your creation sitting in front of you in several boxes of paperback books ready for the world to buy.  Don’t do it!

    Part of the process of being an independent writer is to learn the entire process of publishing your work.

If you decide to spend money on all of these services you could spend more than a few hundred dollars and still have a book that might sell $10 worth the first year.  Harsh?  I am sorry, but that is the hard truth of it.  Listen, not everyone is Hemmingway!  Practice writing here on blogs.  It is free, it won’t make you any money, but you will make some new friends.  I know an author who wrote a book about a passion he had, in this case flying.  I support authors such as this, and I bought a copy of his book.  I visited with him enough to know that his book would flop but, I still got his signature on the cover and wished him well.

Reading the book, I found typo after typo, and the grammar was terrible.  Amazon and others make it very easy to get your book into print.  How many times have you re-read your masterpiece and found a typo?  I still do to this day, and it pisses me off!  I can read the same sentence 100’s of times and miss the “you instead of your, or you’re.”

One trick that I use that I will share is I keep a list of my common typos and guess what I do with that list?  Ctrl F every you in the document. Is it correct or not?  You can use that with your typos and eliminate much.  I use Grammarly at the end of the process. If you leave it running from the get go, it disables auto save.  That to me is an incredibly stupid design.   It also uses so much horsepower that it often bogs down word to where word will crash.

This blog is about sharing, and if you read my blog, you know that I freely share with you.  Please share your tips with me, and by proxy others who read this.  I believe that we authors are not competitors but belong to a particular breed of people which unite us in a special way.

I hope that something I wrote you can use, but if nothing else, buy one of my books and tell me what you think.  They are all inexpensive reads, and some are free on Amazon Kindle Unlimited!  Feedback is invaluable but remember, if you offer it, I will want to know why.  Not why you offer it but why you did or did not like it.  Get into the habit of learning more about yourself by asking yourself always, why did I not like this or why did I like that.  It is critical in marketing to know why you liked an ad or not.  This process you can use in your entire life, everywhere with everyone.  The more that you know about yourself will assist you in learning more about others.

“WHY?”

Much Love  -TW

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Yes, Smashwords does not like crack..Buttcrack…

Yes, they really did object…

Dragon Master and the Witch
Book Cover for Dragon MAster and the Witch By TWScott

If that is not art I will eat it…. Good thing it is digital…

When I posted that blog about my cover art some were amazed that Smashwords would take issue with my witch in the lake.

It is sad that I had to do this to pacify the Puritans …

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No, witches don’t really melt when you get them in water.  Could you imagine if they did, there would be no witches, Well, no witches that you could stand to be around as they would stink the high heavens!

Yes, Witches enjoy a shower like the rest of the world.  Yes, some witches do have nice butts even though I admit that my cover art witch, is my creation…. Lol

My claim is that I was under the spell of the witches to create butt that is perfect from the bottom to the top…

I like Big Butts and I cannot lie… oops I digress 

I was thinking about a story regarding Francisco Goya when I got this from Smashwords.

Modified Goya Nude MAJA
modified by others and eventually me to look more natural.

This painting of his was so risqué that it was not seen in public.  He in fact never got to see his work on public display during his lifetime.

I love this painting, not so much for the Nude Maja but the incredible detail.

I did a study of fabric with my own nude and mine is crap compared to his.

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Fabric Study 2000

I found Goya’s on line and took the liberty of doing a little touch-up.  Still this is a fabulous painting so much so that I may do one like it just to have it on my wall.  No, can’t sell a copy of someone’s painting but there is nothing wrong with doing it for yourself.

Often times we artist get into trouble when we do such things for pecuniary interests.  (Making money)

Copying his work however to learn, is perfectly acceptable.

I enjoy art immensely.  I could not resist touching up this painting by Goya.  I did it for two reasons really.

The first is the copy I found on the internet has been modified already from the original.  Second I came to know the painting as I can see his brush strokes.  The paint used is nothing like we have today.  Back in the day, they made their own paint and cadmium red or cadmium anything was toxic as hell.

While we think that we are safer today with our modern day paints and chemicals I would tell you that just because it is odorless does not mean that it is not toxic.  I still use very well ventilated areas for painting.  In the cooler months, I might very well go outside to paint.

Today with the IPad Pro and some good software, I can get my art fix with no chemicals.

Take a look at the Goya and then my fabric study and you will see what I mean.

I did this fifteen plus years ago so consider that when judging me … LOL

In other News, Perpetual Palpitation seems to be moving up the charts of books downloaded. 

If you are on this blog, and you are the one of those buying it, Thanks for that!

I look for trends and then try to analyze them.

Marketing 101 ….

For Some of you, it is already Monday Morning…On behalf of us still, on Sunday have a great and Super Week!

Much Love  -TW

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WebCam Shows

Would you pose nude on a cam show for hundreds of men?

One of my twitter followers had a bio of Web Cam Slut.  She then had an advertisement for herself on MyFreeCams.

From time to time I actually look at some of my follower’s bio’s, and I must tell you I was blown away.

If you go to this site, there will be around one thousand ladies online at any given time.

This was excellent fodder for Cyber Subs which is an entirely made up story on my part.

Here is the truth of it though.

Think about this for a second.

At a certain time of the day, you are going to allocate X hours to entertain whoever you can via a site like this.

Thirty minutes till that time you go take a shower and put on some sort of costume that will include sexy underclothes.  You fix your hair and makeup and then make things really sexy.  I like the thong under the sexy panties routine personally.  A little more to tease folks with.

You have been advertising through social media that you will indeed be on at a particular time.

Shutting off the phone and locking yourself into your studio you bring up the site.  You place the camera accordingly.  You even have the professional studio lights that cast the right amount of light to enhance your ….assets….

Among the rest of the accouterments, you have your Hitachi charged and ready for action.

You place certain toys to taunt your audience within reach, and of course, you have a goal in mind.  Your goal is stated in such a way that you make it your audience’s goal.

The time you planned to start is now. You flip on your camera and wait for your regulars to show.

If you have worked your act up, your followers will be waiting for you.

Selling peeks at certain parts of your body for tips the bell rings, and now you must come through for them. Flashing a breast or something else starts the ball rolling.  Teasing the regulars who find you irresistible are most probably taking matters in hand, while others get things going.

Someone from somewhere decides that your bottom is just so sweet that it needs some color.

Paying the tips needed for some spanks you must now follow through.

In my book Cyber Subs, I have the two girls working the crowd punishing one another; among other things.

While the story wrote itself, I wonder if the ladies that do this get anything out of it other than money.

It is modern day prostitution without the fear of getting some disease.

This novel has been downloaded so many times it is evident that people are obsessed with erotic novels such as this. Unlike 50 Shades, you could actually become a model on one of these sites.  The 50 Shades fantasy requires a misogynistic billionaire who is “fifty shades fucked up.”

Webcam shows just require an internet connection, camera, and some guts!

Think about that for a second.

There are all types of women on there.  Yes, I was curious, and I looked.

As an artist, I love the human body either man or woman.

Is there such a site for male models?

Some young ladies appear almost anorexic and then there are some who have apparently never missed a meal.  Not judging, just making a point.  Your body type is not a show stopper.  There was one lady on there that was so pregnant one had to wonder if she was planning on giving birth on cam for tips!

Where are we as a society?

We are tethered to our smart phones and tablets.

We spend more time on social media than we do with our friends.

We spend time berating those who breast feed in public and then look for sites like this to watch women masturbate.

I for one agree with the Free The Nipple people.

Breasts on some men look as though they might belong to a woman.  Scout Willis is pioneering this effort, and my hat is off to her.

The dichotomy that exists is this.  Some women are horrified that men find women sexually attractive and thus feel objectified as a sex object. Thousands of women model on these sites and are doing what?

They are attracting the worst part of the male species and extorting money from them while debasing the feminine argument of being objectified.

Not all men will seek such sites.  Not all women will approve of such actions.

Here is the truth of it though.

Some of these ladies are doing this to be told how pretty they are.

Some of them are so starved for attention that being naked on cam is one way to get someone to tell them how much they like them.

Conversely, some men are real losers.

In my book, I refer to them as Billie’s  “Read the book to find out why. You will like it!

The truth of it however is, that man is driven by visual stimulation and women by emotional stimulation.

If you want to attract a guy let’s face it, you need to look like a ten.

Guys, if you want to attract a gal, you also need to be well manicured, and that means no beer belly. You must also be emotionally there, and supportive.

People look for visual clues when hunting a mate.  Symmetry starts the process.  We are genetically programmed for such things.  That is why sex sells.  PR firms know how to manipulate the masses and they do it perfectly.

When looking for a possible mate some programming instilled in us comes to life.  Those ladies on sites such as this are capitalizing on genetic programming.

When people mature they realize that there is more to life than looks.

That is why some of the ladies on these sites are there.  They know that some men are also not tens but require that connection even if it is through PM’s and a video or two from some cum show.  Yes, I said it, that is one of the things that they sell.

When I read certain novels I fall in love with the characters without ever seeing them. Who I am actually falling in love with is the writer who created them as those characters represent some small part of their creator.

If you want to get to know someone read their books.

Writing about the underbelly of the internet, was an eye opener for me as a writer. Placing myself in the roles of Denise or Trisha and then working through the parts that I just laid out was rather interesting.  The only way I could have done a better job of it would be to get on cam… Not going to happen…

No, I have never been on cam but, I must admit the thought of it was titillating.  Can you imagine yourself seductively removing your clothing for hundreds of people?  Some of the ladies have several hundred viewers watching their every move.

Take a look at Cyber Subs and tell me what you think.

“If you are one of my twitter followers and you are also on one of these sites, tell me… how close did I call it?”

Before I end this post, let me repeat that I am NOT judging anyone.  We all have our skeletons in the closet, and not one of us is perfect.

I just finished Dragon Master and the Witch, and I am looking for an idea for the next Novel.  Go check it out and support an independent author …Me…

If you were going to read something, what kind of book would you be looking for?

If I use your idea, I will mention you in the acknowledgment section of the next book!

If you are an author or writer that might mean something to you.  With 25 novels selling around the world, it is only a matter of time before one of them goes viral.  That is my hope anyway.

Much Love  -TW

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Devil or Angel

Spooky stuff

 

 

After eating lunch today, I am sitting in traffic. In front of me is a smaller car with two images of Betty Boop on either side of their rear plate.

One of the images is a Betty Boop Devil and one a Betty Boop Angel.

I have always liked Betty Boop, and I suppose many of you have no idea what a Betty Boop is.

Here is the part that leaves me wondering…

I had this urge to turn on the satellite radio.

Switching from my regular channel, I turned it to the fifties station and would you care to guess the very next song that played????

The Clovers and…Wait for it… Devil or Angel…..

I kid you not!

Some will say it is a coincident and maybe it is but…. This kind of thing happens to me all of the time.

Anyway, I have work to do… Just wanted to drop in for a moment and tell you about my day thus far.

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Much Love -TW

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Dragon Master and the Witch

Yeah!  It is finished!

This story took longer than anticipated.  Six weeks give or take with several edits to get it right.

A week of that time I was traveling so, I guess 5 weeks to write a book.  I like to wrap one up in a month.

During the late 1200’s Blaise, the Dragon master is banished to the top of Mount Sherman by the Queen for a disagreement that the Queen and his father got into.

Blaise took the time to train his dragons and learn from his father.  After his father dies, Blaise becomes the Dragon Master.

Sarah and Blaise were set to be married until the falling out.  She would often sneak out of the castle to meet up with Blaise until one day she was captured by another who sought to control the dragons.

Removing her from the dark ages of England to 2017 in the United States, Sarah hardly fit in.  Unaware of where she was or what the place was famous for, the portal through which they traveled had its own plan, taking them near Salem Massachusetts.

Blake, the Son of the evil sorcerer, was in love with the Queen ’s other daughter; Katherine. When Blakes mother died suddenly, Zolof placed the blame on the villagers.  The anger that ensued was all that Zolof needed to turn the heart of his son dark; thus controlling him to do his bidding with a spell.

While Sarah attempts to put together a Coven of 13 in 2017, Zolof needs to lure Blaise through the portal where his powers would be useless allowing Zolof the opportunity to kill him.  Once Blaise dies, Zolof would inherit the loyalty of the dragons giving him all the power he would need to bring the world to its knees.

What we have here is a love story in the classic sense.  We have a fairy tale where my sense of humor and wit come through in my characters.

The artwork is a combination of a painting I did years ago and some digital art to make a rather impressive cover.

This is my 25th Novel, and I believe a milestone.

Currently, my work is selling around the globe on more servers than I can count.  I have to trust that I am being paid for my work but truthfully, I have seen my works pirated on sites that I do not even have a clue of what the language is.  If it is good enough to pirate, I guess I should take it as a compliment.

Amazon should release this book in a day or so.  I published it on Smashwords too.  Smashwords, while a pain to publish on, does send it to many different sites including B&N, Apple, and too many others to mention.

Once a month I get royalties from them via PayPal, so there are good things about them as well.

The link for Smashwords I will put here, so you can get your copy and tell me what you think!

We, independent Authors, appreciate you the readers of our work.

We don’t have multi-million dollar publishing companies hyping our Books.  We, the independent must write it, edit it, create the art work and market it! To get it in your hands, Amazon and other companies like them provide a website to sell it on and take as much, if not more than an agent would charge.

Agents provide the technical services as well as the marketing! Agents hire editors who not only look for typos but know how to guide the author in ways that would make the story more palatable.

Dangling participles aside, a good editor is hard to find.  Many on Twitter will offer their services, but I must tell you the truth of this.  An independent writer cannot afford $10 a page.

The hard truth is that most “independent writers” will think their work is great and be willing to spend the money betting on the ROI. The facts are that few will make over $10 in royalties in their first year.  If that hurts, I am truly sorry but it is the bitter truth.  Don’t write for pecuniary interests. Don’t play the lottery for a retirement strategy. Keep your day job!

Another service people offer is cover art design.

And still another is marketing, and the list goes on.

The only folks who make money in this business are those who provide some sort of service, with no guarantees.

That is why readers like yourself are so important for the independent author.

Folks, we need you!  I support independent authors, and I know most of you do as well.

With 25 novels selling around the globe, one day you will be able to say, “you knew me when!”

“Yes, I have made much more than $10…”  The truth of it is that I would do it all over again if I were to only make $10.  I love what I write so at the very least, there are 25 novels out there with the Brand TWScott that people are enjoying. That means something.

You can contact me here, or on my website at www.authortwscott.com.

Follow me on Twitter @authortwscott or @twscott823

Buy my books.  Not one of them cost more than a cup of fancy coffee!

Many are on Amazon Kindle Unlimited so you can read them for free!

Those that have read my novels to date; tell me that they like them; so I am on to something. Some of the feedback on Cyber Subs had me go back and change much of it.

I am always looking for an idea for the next novel.

I wrote a story about a couple of young ladies who do web cam shows for money.  Tonight on the news I learned about a young mother who poses nude on Instagram making about $5K a month.  If you like a little titillation, read that book called Cyber Subs!

The interesting thing about this woman is she is no model.  She is a mother and married to someone in the military who takes the photos of her.  One of my themes in many of my books is about loving who you are.  I would not mind interviewing her as I think that might make a story too.

Thanks for the purchases of my books!

Thanks for the follows and retweets!

If you are an agent or know of one that is not too proud to support an independent author such as myself; I could use the help!

I am a writer; that is what I do.

Marketing, I would rather leave to the professionals.

I spent years working in an advertising agency, and I would still rather write, than market.

Much Love -TW

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Gods and Insects

Entitlement is a misnomer in our society.

 

As many of us here in the states take the 4th of July off, I wonder how many appreciate what it is for.

Let me start by offering my sincere thanks to all of the active military men and women and special thanks to our veterans!  I know who you are and what you are about.  I know that honor is part of your blood.  While there may not be a medical test for it, I know it is there.  God Bless You!

Currently, in the States, we are in the middle of a battle.  It is not the kind of campaign that you military folks can fight alone.  This fight will take all of us.

A populist running on a platform of draining the swamp won the election.  The swamp is fighting back with every tool in its vast arsenal. Trump is easy to hate, as he is far from perfect.  His arrogance and thin skin make him an easy target for those that don’t like him.  Their rhetoric can cause him to say or do things that are not presidential.  These things make his presidency more difficult as his detractors use anything he may say or do including gesticulating while talking, as a negative.  In short, he is his own worst enemy.

With a 24-hour news cycle, it never ends.  It is all about ratings so making up anything that will garner attention, is what they are doing.  Hence #FAKE NEWS

The swamp creatures are power brokers.  They, in short, are gods with a little g. Self-anointed gods who only look out for their interests while feigning an interest in the little people or the insects.  This interest displayed in the insects are only for votes so they can continue their strangle hold on your children’s money.

Trump, a non-politician is doing what many expected him to do.  Be the proverbial bull in the china shop. He is not elegant and is an easy target for not only those on the left but RINO’s as well.  Trump, in fact, is up against the gods of the swamp and their allies who are the media and some on the left who believe all the lies manufactured by a super partisan press.

The insects are trapped in the middle.  The creatures in the swamp are vicious creatures. If you have watched any news at all, you know that they have no boundaries when it comes to maintaining their sovereignty. These folks are far from God with a big g.  They are in fact lost souls, even more lost than you on the extreme right or left.  They value power and the dollar more than humanity.  These are the swamp creatures. However, not all in Washington are swamp creatures. Much like the sci-fi the pod people, it is only a matter of time before they become one.

Jesus had a model of living and was and arguably still is leading by example.  His example was giving, not taking.

There are those among us who ask what is in it for me, and how do I get it.  While the swamp creatures are the worst of the worst, those who sell their votes for money are just as creepy.

“Ask not what your country can do for you but what you can do for your country?” (Kennedy)

Entitlement is a misnomer in our society.

Social Security is an entitlement.  When you work, part of your paycheck goes into a fund that in years to come will be paid back to you, providing you live long enough.  You are “entitled” to it.

Some who have never worked are currently getting money from that fund, screaming that it is a right.

No, it is a handout.  It is the government purchasing your vote.  While not all that are taking this money are doing so maliciously, many, too many are.  What they don’t realize is that by taking these funds that they are slaves to the gods of the swamp.  Keeping them pacified and ignorant is the god’s goal.

There are many problems with this but let me address the one that is particularly troubling. They are finished stealing from the middle class now.  We are twenty trillion dollars in debt.

That is such a large number that most have no clue how much that is.  We have nothing in our society with which to place it into a context. Without something to compare it to that number is like the Charlie Brown teacher Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah.  It means nothing!  It does, however, and you should really try and grasp it.

No, they are now stealing from a generation that is yet to be born. Possibly they are stealing from a second or third generation that has yet to be born.  The gods of the swamp know this, but need their votes, so they are ok with stealing from the unborn.

Imagine a child being born.  With his birth certificate is a bill for a couple of million dollars.

$20,000,000,000,000.00  Does anyone out there have a clue how much money that is?

If we don’t turn it around, we will go the way of Greece or Venezuela.

I know they must have stopped teaching economics as many that I speak to today carry a balance on their credit card with some crazy interests rate, and think their retirement strategy is playing the lottery.  If this is you, go back and re-take economics.

There is this doomsday scenario called M.A.D.

It stands for Mutually Assured Destruction.   If one person lobs a nuke and that country responds you won’t have to worry about that twenty trillion.  Everyone will be dead.  All the partisan bickering and hate that you see and read will be for nothing.  It will be a cold dead planet for millions of years.

Here is another kind of MAD.  If this country, a superpower goes bankrupt, we will take down the rest of the world’s economy.  China, Russia. Japan you name it, they depend upon the stability of our economy, and us theirs.

All those entitlements and other discretionary spending will be to blame.  Unlike going out in a blinding white light and millions of degrees, much like Lenin’s people, we will all starve to death.  If the economy breaks down, you can bet the gods will be covered.  The military will have to patrol the neighborhoods as the worst of humanity will rear its ugliness.  In Venezuela right now, Toilette paper is a black market item. Their money is worthless.  Whiskey and cigarettes are currency.

Trump wants to fix this.  He is delivering on his promises even though the left is doing everything that they can to stop him.  The left is afraid for their standings as power brokers and like the swamp fine, just as it is.  Putting money into “movements” against the administration, while smearing his administration in lies and innuendo, is their current ploy.  Russia Russia Russia… Geez!

The left and right understand MAD but, they are gambling that it won’t happen on their watch.  If it does, they will get on their private jets and go to some fallback plan and place where they have investments, leaving the insects to deal with the chaos.   Sipping champagne as they watch the destruction below, they can brag about what they did and what they can do better next time.

If you are against this president, you are against America and the people of this great land.  If you cannot find it within yourself to honor the office of president, find some balls and leave the country. Have the conviction of your heart and mouth, to find a country that you are more comfortable with.

If you cannot support America in good times and bad, then please turn in your citizenship and find another better country that espouses those values you hold so dear.  When you determine which country that is, please get on Facebook and Twitter (if free speech is allowed where you go) and tell your compatriots where you are so that they can join you.

I would avoid Venezuela or Greece as those values that you are looking for have already broken those two countries.

If you are a citizen of the US, Trump is your president!  Stop wasting your energy being a petulant child and live with it, or leave   It is time to put on your big boy or big girl underpants and act your age.

No, I am not a Trumper or a Hillary person.  I have accepted what things are and am making the best of it while using my energy in the most positive way that I can.  The office of President is to be respected as is the American Flag.  Disrespecting either is disrespecting Americans, all Americans.

This country is my home, and I will defend her in good times and bad.  I ask you to join me this 4th of July and #stopthehate.

God Bless

-Best

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Naughty Novels

Wherever you find love you should hang on to it!

Perpetual Palpitation 

As I stated in an earlier blog, I have tried my hand at a few stories with adult content.

The reasons are many but suffice it to say, I enjoy books with a story, a plot and hopefully an unpredictable trope or two.

I recently noticed an uptick in sales of Perpetual Palpitation.

If you have read this book, Thanks so much!

Perpetual Palpitation or forever and heartbeats   One could and should interpret this to Love Always.

After a brutal divorce, instigated by his wife of many years, Ben decided he must change his course in life.  Spending his early years starting and building a mega-business, he had no time for himself and certainly no time for his young family.  Not even aware that his daughter was not really his, Ben buries himself in his work until one day he is served with divorce papers.

Selling the company per the divorce decree, Ben takes his half of their fortune, packs his car with some clothes and his laptop; and leaves California in his rearview mirror.  With no destination in mind, he only heads east.

Several days later Ben ends up on Amelia Island; he simply ran out of road away from his past.

Finding a beach house to rent, he pulls out his laptop and seeks to do that which he has always dreamt of, writing a book much like the Sherlock Holmes novels he loved as a young person.

Ideas whirl around in his head as he decides to take in some of the local culture.

Dr. Stein, a world famous heart surgeon, is also part of the culture that Ben runs into in a pub.  She is there because she lost one of her patients to greed and unjust laws.  Fate plays a role as the two become inseparable over time.

Dr. Stein has a dark secret which pushes Ben to the limits of his prudish ways.  Adjusting to who they are together, Ben and Juliet weave the tapestry of modern-day life into a story that will live for the ages.

This novel is an adult novel, but there is much more story than naughtiness.  Taking many out of their comfort zone and adding all sorts of twist and turns into the story, you might not be able to predict where it will end up.

The characters will tell you the story in their words.  My keen wit and sense of humor will hopefully entertain you.

Check out Perpetual Palpitation and let me know what you think.

The cover art is a combination of an oil painting that I did years ago, and some digital magic.

Much Love -TW

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Diamond Joe Rev 2

I think it would force me to be a better writer.

Feedback is a wonderful thing. 

When I write my creative juices are often flowing in the wee hours.  Unless my head is on the keyboard and a long line of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx’s are crossing the screen, I am writing.

When the flow of the story falters or stops, so do I.

Having said that, some of my booboo’s show up and I don’t see them.

Someone pointed out that Marcie became Darcy in one paragraph.

Darcy is one of the main characters in my hole in time series and Marcie a supporting character in Diamond Joe.

Another pointed out that Diamond Joe was a grandfather and then a father… All good calls!

I usually do not try and edit when I am sleepy and those are words that all authors should probably live by.

Revision 2 is on Amazon and will be released as soon as they review it to make sure I haven’t done something nefarious.

Time is part of the story and often we don’t get it all perfect.  The story flows thusly and we must give the reader some sense of how much time is actually going by.  There are so many parts to making a good book, time, weather, the mood should all be there without even thinking about it.

Set the stage as it were.

That is why I am thinking about writing a screenplay.

Not only do you have to come up with the dialogue but every bloody detail must be there.  Whether anything happens with it or not, is superfluous to the reason for the writing of it.

I think it would force me to be a better writer.

Thoughts?

Go check out Diamond Joe or any of my 20 odd other novels out there.  Tell your friends about me, follow me and I will follow back!

If you are writing and chances are that you are if you are reading this blog, how is it going for you?

Much Love -TW

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Divided We Stand!

Romance novels are never out of style!

Journalism in the US is in Crisis.  To get ratings, or hits on news sites, just about anything will pass for journalism. Opinions are passed off as fact, and many don’t bother to check the sources to see what it is that they are reading or listening to.

If I am engaged in a logical debate with anyone on any topic, it will hopefully provide a healthy discussion.  Debates are critical in communicating one’s opinion on just about any subject.

As a young person, I was warned to never discuss three topics.  While the issues are telling and date me, they were:

  • Women’s Lib
  • Politics
  • Religion

Never mind those issues themselves, as those are not the focal point of this blog.  The topics themselves are fraught with what?

“opinion and emotions.”

When one tries to debate an opinion it is the proverbial Kobayashi Maru  (Star Trek term)  They are a no win debate.  Much like trying to nail jello to a wall, you will get nowhere.

Television commercials of the day were rife with Virginia Slims Cigarette ads with the theme. “You’ve come a long way baby!”  While inhaling carcinogens was supposed to somehow make you feel good about yourself, the idea was, that women were liberated and they could smoke in public. Why not smoke a cigarette made especially for women.

All of these topics were so rife with emotions that it would be just about impossible to sit down and have a civil conversation without animus of some sort, rearing its ugly head.

If someone today stands behind a megaphone and has an opinion about some topic that you don’t agree with, animus comes out. What is worse, we have a 24 hour 7 day a week news cycle that perpetuates its own narrative.  Once again not fact checking, using anonymous sources they push out a story.  Social media is complicit in that these narratives are pushed out on Twitter or Facebook without checking the facts.

By the way, if you need a megaphone, you have already lost.

Celebrities who push out their emotionally driven rants fuel the fires and people listen because they see them on the screen, and feel they know them.

You don’t know them!

While intellectual debates prompt discussion, emotional debates prompt action.  We have seen it over the last few years in the US, and around the world.

Those that stir the pot must take some accountability for their narrative.  Much like yelling fire in an auditorium what you say, should have consequences.

My argument is this.  Michelle Carter was just found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for tweets to her x boyfriend suggesting that he kill himself.

“Gees TW that is a far stretch, she told him to commit suicide!”

Kathy Griffin held up a bloody facsimile of President Trump’s head.  Many unhinged people around the world saw that, making it that much tougher for the secret service and the president and his family.

Shakespear in the park in New York portrays President Trump being viciously attacked and killed by his own staff.

The shooter who shot at Republican Senators had a social media account full of anti-trump rhetoric including many pieces by CNN.  Rachel Maddow who is not a   Trump supporter was prominent on his page.

This type of emotionally charged activity can prompt the emotionally challenged to act out badly.

If I were Michelle Carters’ Attorney I would seek another trial and point out that what she did is no worse than the emotionally charged false attacks on a sitting president.

The real argument in this case is. “Are we required by law to report someone who may be a danger to him or herself?” The argument today is no; unless you are a health care professional.

I only loosely followed the case. 

  • Did she know that he was serious?
  • Was she sarcastic in her text like “leave me alone you freak!”
  • I am confident that they dug into this, but it is an interesting case.
  • Yes, a man is dead, but it was by his own hand.
  • How many couples torture their mate in psychological ways unknowingly, right now?
  • If attorneys could get OJ off, certainly a good lawyer could get her off as well.
  • I think she was a teen at the time as well, an emotional teen and not very smart! Is that cause for twenty years behind bars? I don’t think so.

My point is, what we say matters.  Those with the larger megaphones IE journalist should be held to higher standards!  The trolls on Twitter spewing hate through some pseudonym should not be listened to. Many are in fact robots spewing out hate word salad.  Those that own those robots should be held accountable.

Wednesday, Tucker Carlson was admitted to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy.  The “loving Left” was promptly tweeting vile things about this lightening rod on Fox News.  The left used to be the loving left, what the hell happened?

Whether you agree with him or not, wishing bad things to happen to him, is over the top and not far afield from what Michelle Carter was just convicted of.  Stop and think, would you?

Some have accused me of being far right… Sorry to disillusion you but I am in the middle.  Never voted straight ticket, never will.  I vote for the person’s character or in some cases the lesser of two evils.  I do vote, and my opinions are well founded on research beyond the television and what someone on some news channel tells me.  If it sounds too far out there, it probably is.

On a different topic, Diamond Joe has been on Amazon a week and is selling nicely.  To those of you that have read my book sending me helpful feedback, thanks so much!  I really like that story, and I hope that it will sell well around the world.

Romance novels are never out of style!

I started another book about witches, warlocks, dragons, and pirates!  I like the way that it is going and yes, I am making these tropes unique. Uniquely TW that is.

Love to hear your thoughts.  Please keep it civil, and we can talk about it.

If not, please don’t waste your time or mine. Have a Super Weekend!

Much Love  -TW

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Why Write?

Why Write, Why not write?

 

Tonight at dinner with friends they had no idea what I do for a hobby.  Not wanting to brag, I told them that I fooled around with writing.  Eventually showing them the website after some prodding; the evening took on a whole new tone as it were.

I don’t talk about this hobby.  I should I suppose, but those people are not you people. Does that make sense?

If you are reading this, you and I probably have a lot in common.  We express ourselves in ways that few do.

I wrote once that writers are probably the loneliest of people around.  We can be lonely in a room full of people.  I know many of you are shaking your head, you probably agree with me and have been there.

I started writing as a child.  I won’t bore you with the details, but I had a pretty screwed up childhood. I often lost myself in my writings that I wish that I could find today.  I wrote what I was feeling.  I wrote as if I were talking to my best friend.  I even wrote some songs that if I could find them today, I would probably shake my head in utter amazement of just how pitiful I was.

The truth of the matter is we are all a little messed up.  Not one of us is perfect, if you were, you would have been nailed to a cross and no offense, I don’t want that job.

After making my way free of my parents’ home at the ripe old age of 1 day after my 18th birthday, the real lessons of life kicked in.  You must find a job, and you must work, or you don’t eat.  You must sell some service to someone, or you sleep in your car or the park.  I never slept in my car or the park, but I did have to pay extra to pay my rent two weeks at a time on occasion.  Spaghettios were a luxury.  Cheap soup, five for a dollar was typical.

I never once took a job that I was qualified for.

I bluffed my way in and did all I could to learn what I had to do to be successful. My entire life has been such a struggle with things like that.  I see them as challenges and figure I have the brains to do it, so I do.

As an avid reader, I enjoyed so many of the novels of our time and those that came before us.  One night after finishing a Clive Cussler Novel it hit me.  “I can do that!”

Everyone must start somewhere.

I began the process of writing the novel Under Roswell. The abrupt ending of one of my favorite TV shows because it was being canceled drove me to try my hand at fan fiction which inevitably pushed me to start Under Roswell.  Understand I did this for me.  I never intended to publish it.

The more friends that read it more encouraged me to try and publish it.

Do you have any idea how hard it is to get an agent’s or publisher’s attention?

Working through the process, it is an ugly process.    Rejection letters from so many agents were seriously affecting my attitude.  When I read some of the things that are out there, I was amazed that I could not lasso an agent.

I tried an experiment.  After E.L.James had written 50 shades and it went viral, I read it.  No offense, love you girl but, I said to myself, I can do that one step better!

I wrote a rather tawdry novel that I don’t even market.  It receives over 2500 hits every day all on its own.  I thought that it was smutty.  Some of my friends who read smut have assured me that it is not.  Let’s just say it is 50 shades naughty and leave it at that.

It is selling around the world so people must like it.

When asked about it, I told my friends that I like to write science fiction.

“If people are buying that other book, why not write more of those?”

Here is the truth of it.  Individuals who don’t understand writers or authors judge us on what we write.

It is silly really.  Do they think that Agatha Christy is a murderer?

I killed off people in Under Roswell; am I a murderer?

Here is the real point I wanted to make.

When I journaled as a child and young adult, it assisted me in understanding who I was.

When one writes, they see themselves in their characters.  I see parts of myself in my characters.

I always wanted to write a self-help book called Mirror Time. I wanted to understand that person in the mirror who looks back at me so often.  Behind those eyes, there is this soul, reaching to break free of the facade that society puts on us.

That soul breaks free in my novels.

I have so many characters who I love deeply!  Often I  wonder if I am Cybil? Relax, no voices telling me to kill someone or anything like that.  Just the lone voice in my head trying to live on some planet or some other realm where pain can be mitigated with a keyboard and mouse.  A place where evil people can be dashed against the rocks, and disappear under the waters of life to become part of the cycle of life.

Why write? Why not write!

Nobody ever has to read what you write, ever!

I would like to share a thought with one of my younger followers out there.  Yes, I am talking to you.  The young person who pours out your soul on a blog.  I read some of your writing, you are a beautiful person.  I love your heart and who you are. I look forward to reading your first book.

For now, write those things in your diary and keep the key close.  Take care of what you write and post dear one.  There are some folks out there who are not nice writers like us.

I have never known anyone to judge another writer for the stuff that they write, but if they do, I certainly don’t need them as friends.  I keep toxic people out of my life, and I would encourage that of everyone!

I am rather pragmatic when it comes to subjects to write about.  What is selling?  What are people reading?  Give me a topic, and I will give you a story.  While I love science fiction, I also love fantasy and magic and witches and warlocks and maybe even a vampire.

I truly think vampires have been done to death, but more and more novels about them, still pop up.

“Vampires, done to death,” get it?

I don’t endorse anything that I happen to have in one of my stories.  It is fiction, and it worked in the plot at the time.

Let me thank my newest followers for taking the time to check in and read my writing.  I look forward to swapping thoughts, tropes and what have you here in this blog.

I honestly believe that writers or authors should support one another and I certainly will.

Connect with me here or on Twitter @authortwscott  or www.authortwscott.com, I would love to hear from you.  If you are one of my readers of my novels.  Thank you so much!  Your patronage is the reason that I do what I do.  With the thousands of hits daily on some of my author pages, I feel it is only a matter of time when the Brand TWScott will mean something more than it does.

If it never happens, however; I want to make this point.  I am a much better person for writing my novels.  I now know me better than I ever have before.  My Novels have changed me as well.  I reach out to people who I would have not have reached out to before.  Write…Try it for yourself… Everyone has a story, what is yours?

 

Much Love -TW

 

 

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The Girl Nextdoor

Sally Towers had no clue that her life was going to change because she hit the snooze button one too many times. Getting through school as the Valedictorian was her goal.

After her mother’s premature death, she thought that graduating top of her class would make her father happy again. Sally had not realized that her father had moved on with his life, and was dealing with his emotional life, with another woman.

The Pixies intervene, creating the situation that brings her and Carissa McCloud together.
Heading to Scotland to start a new adventure finds the two altering the pathways that neither of them had dreamed of, including the Stardom of Sally, who is discovered in a pub while singing karaoke to amuse her new friend.

Becoming The Girl Next Door, Fame and fortune come with a price when her Anorexia is triggered by an innocent comment from a photographer. Not realizing that she was killing herself, Sally hides her condition until it can no longer be hidden.

Magic and the love of her friends unite to save Sally from herself, all the while bringing those together in this world that were meant to be.

The fight with her demons is real and gut wrenching, allowing those who have no idea how insidious this disease is, a glimpse of it.  “Why don’t you just eat?” Is not an answer, which we learn through the novel.

No sad endings here. This novel will have you laugh, love and cry, not necessarily in that order. In typical TWScott style, there is plenty of love to go around.

This is by far one of my favorite Novels.

Check it out here on Amazon.

Follow the link to download a free sample or do me the honor of reading the whole book.  Many have, and I appreciate it.  Thanks!
Much Love -TW

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The Ailani Trilogy

My signature series is the Ailani Trilogy

Tina, a somewhat frustrated Divorcée decides to become a recluse only going to work and out when necessary.  At home with her cat “Mr. Whiskers,” Tina becomes content in her misery.

Taking on the nickname of “SHREW” around the office her loyal friends decide to get her out of the house.

Bud Grayson, son of the capitalist Carl Grayson unexpectedly becomes the sole owner and operator of Grayson Enterprises when Carl and his wife Sara are murdered in Southern Africa.  Embroiled in controversy, Bud receives a written threat warning him to pull out of all deals with the diamond mine, or he will be next.

While Carl and Sara had employees who were secretly hired to keep Bud safe, Bud removes Grayson Enterprises from the deal, focusing more on domestic opportunities.

His housekeeper, covertly trained by the Swiss guard as a bodyguard tires of seeing the young man spending his life working while not enjoying any of the fruits of his labors.  She encourages Bud to go out where He runs into Tina.

Fate plays into the story as the two hit it off over a game of billiards.

Unknown to Tina, her tears contain an aphrodisiac which will only affect those from another time and realm.

The trilogy is an excellent read.  While full of mystery and romance, there is magic and fantasy laced throughout

Many have read the first book in the series asking when the others will be released.

I was in hopes of obtaining an agent to take on this project as this trilogy disserves better than Amazon e-publishing. Not that there is anything wrong with Amazon or any of the e-publishing sites. Agents bring talents and connections to the table which can make a product like this trilogy, even better than it is.

Feedback from you the reader is the next best thing so by all means, tell me what you think.

While I don’t mean to make you the reader seem like second fiddle, as you are not, your vested interests are minute in comparison to that of an agent.  While I write because I want something good to read; you read to sate some desire or yearning which I try and fulfill for you.  I indeed am working for you!

An agent who takes on such a project invest time and money, and they most certainly expect an ROI.  That is why most will hedge their bets.

The artwork, for the most part, is mine.  The last book in the trilogy started out as a picture from another artist friend of mine.  With her permission, I modified it to fit my needs as the cover for the third novel in the series.  Ailani or her representation is my artwork literally out of my head.

I currently enjoy using the electronic medium for art when creating my covers.  Painting with oils and other traditional methods, this medium is so much nicer.

Follow the link to my site and check out The Madam and the Queen!

http://www.authortwscott.com/Ailani.html

Much Love -TW

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Welcome to my Blog

Do we write for pleasure

Here you will find my latest thoughts on writing.

  • Do we write for pleasure or money?
  • What encourages you to spend hours a day at the keyboard?

Starting a blog can be a daunting task.  Writing a novel is probably easier.

Here on this blog, I will showcase what I am working on.

Hopefully, we can connect here and share thoughts on what you are working on too.

As a writer, I spend much time lost in thought.  Truthfully I think we have one of the loneliest professions out there.  Possibly that is what makes us such interesting people, we think a lot.

Drowning out the noise of the day I often am secluded in my office with a fan on for white noise.  Living in the city one has to contend with disturbances that are at times overwhelming!

Either way, I have 22 novels out there in the world with many selling nicely.  If you are one of my current readers, thanks!  It means a lot to me that you follow me, read what I write and take the time to give me feedback.  That feedback assists me in my craft.  That it turn makes my reads better.

Follow me on here and Twitter @authortwscott

You will find that I “tweet” often.  Many of you tweet too so it all works out!

-TW