Climate Change the Hoax

 

Once you read this if you agree you probably should forward, tell friends or repost it.  If you don’t agree, that’s ok… Tell me why.  Keep your emotions in check, and we can visit.

It is painfully clear to thinking people that Al Gore or Barack Obama do not believe in Climate change.

If Al truly did, he would not be jetting all over the globe in his private jet.  If our past president did, he would not have just purchased a house worth 15 million right on the coast of Martha’s Vineyard.  Yes, if climate change is real, his home will be underwater in less than twelve years according to AOC.

TW, that is hardly conclusive proof there is no climate change.

Consider this.  The rover on mars has recently reported to us that Mars is undergoing climate change!  Yes, boys and girls, there are methane spikes on Mars, which means its climate is changing!  Could our flatulent cows affect Mars?  Is there flatulent life on mars?  Are there vast cities and populations on Mars living underground pumping Co2 into the atmosphere?   Could it be that Martians have thriving cities just under the surface driving gas-guzzling ‘MONSTER’ trucks to their own place of employment creating the elusive Uranium P238 explosive space modulator?  Will Bug Bunny save the day! Is there a rabbit season on MARS?

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Probably none of those things.

If the earth and mars are experiencing global warming, there must be a systemic reason.  Hmmm, let’s think.  Why hasn’t the media put this together?  Is it because it does not fit into the narrative? What do Mars and the Earth have in common?

  1. Greenhouse gas and stupid politicians?  No…
  2. Chicken Little holding a rock claiming the sky is falling. No
  3. Critical Thinking skills?  Yes… The rover is a drone and does not think.  We here on the earth are for a large part useful idiots for the elites.

Who are they?  Chemical companies are one of them.  Bought and paid for politicians are another.

How about the Sun?  Yes, we have a winner!  How could the sun play such a vital role in global warming?

https://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/

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This link will take you to a NASA web site that shows you what is going on with the sun right now.

“Gees TW what does the sun have to do with global warming?”

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Images caught by NASA …look at the massive size of those sunspots. Those in effect are dead parts of the sun not putting out heat at the moment this was captured. Currently, the sun is on high heat, no sunspots.

 

This is where we might use some of that critical thinking.  If the burner on your stove is turned to med vs. high, what effect will that have on the water you are boiling to make your deviled eggs?

C’mon, football jocks with active concussions can answer this one.  It will take longer to bring the water up to boiling.

What if…the sun was not on a high?  What if the sun was not putting out all of the energy that it does, as it is right now?

“C’mon TW it is the sun, it is always on high.  PFFFT!”

“No my friends it is not always on high.  The sun goes through cycles every eleven years or so.  During that real cold winter we had when Al Gore screamed about global warming, the sun was actively going through its period of sunspot activity.  It was in fact not on ‘high.’ If Al had used some real scientist instead of bought and paid for fabricated data, he would have been yelling about global cooling.  More would have believed him as it was damned cold that winter.

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Currently, if you follow that link, you will see that there are no active sunspots.  The sun is in fact on high, which is why Mars is also experiencing climate change.  Methane will indeed be released, when it gets warm, and that is why the rover is detecting it.

Look at this picture to get an idea of how massive these sunspots are.  Yes, they are much cooler areas of the sun ‘translated’ they are millions of square miles of ‘dead spots’ not putting out energy or heat.

Why so many alarmists?

There is money to be made by controlling the sheep.  People are not in the know or care about such things as sunspots.  They care about making the rent, buying shoes for the kids, and having enough money to buy beer for the football game.  Oversimplified I realize but folks, when the Romans were feeding Christians to the lions, that was the distraction they needed to take control of everything!

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These executions were usually held around lunchtime so good Romans could have some light lunchtime entertainment while having lunch. Can you imagine how compliant society would be if there was a chance that they could be lion food for daring to speak out against their government?

Yes, that sounds cynical, but this recent media ploy using that sixteen-year-old girl to push a fake narrative is yet but another stunt of the elite.  She managed to get the attention of the world by sailing from her country to ours.  Wow, she must be a climate expert!  Her parents were stupid enough to allow their daughter to do a dangerous stunt for publicity!

I don’t care how good of a sailor my child was, I would never allow her to do what they did.  I digress. She is easy to manipulate.  Even the fabricated death stare toward Trump was rehearsed!  Sorry, I don’t buy the legitimacy of the story. It was a media stunt to nudge the masses.  Did it work?  Did you sell your SUV and buy an $80K Tesla? It still takes fossil fuels to charge that thing and…those batteries when they need to be replaced will need to be disposed of somewhere…but where?

I think one of the important stories that went unreported was the Freon debacle.

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Thirty pounds of freon 22 at over $300 a pound. The last bottle I purchased was $2 a pound.  This is another boondoggle that needs to be re-thought. 

The facts are that most kids go through school looking for the path of least resistance.  How can I cheat my way through the system?  I just need that piece of paper so I can get my corner office and begin to make the big bucks.  I know this as fact, as I have interviewed too many of them.  Talk about privilege.

Read my novel Diamond Joe to see how I feel about that.

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I recently re-wrote this story as I have learned much since I started my craft of writing.

Instead of using it as the opportunity to become educated, they used it to get a leg up on those of you who could not afford it.  They just had the silver spoon, and you didn’t.  As a hiring manager, I always hired those with good work ethics over the most educated.

The Freon debacle was a ploy by the chemical companies to make more profit.

The CFC’s and all those ozone-depleting things that they came up with are in fact too heavy to make it up to the ozone layer to do the damage they claim it is doing.  However, how many of you bothered to research it, or knew that was even a thing?

Freon, which used to be about a dollar a pound and very efficient, now is selling for over $300 a pound.

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Did you buy that this is safe radiation? Did your college degree come from Cracker Jacks?

The replacement gas, which is like the ‘safe radiation’ at the airport, (another lie) works at much higher pressures.  This means there will be breakdowns that are more frequent and more costly repairs.  Since these gasses work at much higher pressures that means that the compressor must work harder…Does that mean it takes more juice to make the compressor go? No, our government would never do that to us…Pfffft!

Now canned air is $8 a can because of the chemicals in the can.  Wait, the ozone-destroying chemicals are still in the can, and we can still buy them, they just went from $1 to $8?  Yep!

They are planning to use all that extra money to create a massive bubble over the South Pole to protect the ozone….yeah right.  The chemical companies became more prosperous, you got poorer, and the politicians got more money to use for their campaigns and expensive vacations under the guise of being ambassadors to France or Bora Bora.

I want to know where in the hell is the consumer protection agency?  Were they bought and paid for too?

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Wait TW, you have not explained how we have this hole in the ozone over the South Pole.  Are you sure, you know what you are talking about?

Hmm, you got me…no…you didn’t… What do we know about ozone?  We know that it is heavier than air.  Why do you suppose the hole is over the pole and not say, over India or China, which, happen to be the largest polluters on the planet Earth?

Doesn’t it make sense to you that these holes in the atmosphere would be over the areas of the pollutants?

Below you will see a picture of the north pole of Jupiter.  To my knowledge, there has never been a can of hairspray or a bottle of Freon 22 on the planet.  If you look at the picture, you will see a hexagonal hole.  Theories abound why hexagonal but, my point is the heavier gasses move away from the pole because of centrifugal force.

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Don’t know why it is hexagonal but you can clearly see that heavier gasses are pushed away from the center.

Now, if we look at our own poles and we talk about ozone holes. Ozone is heavier than the other gasses, and yes, we have a planetary rotation so, what do you think could be the possible reason for the hole.  Do you really believe it is hairspray and Freon?

Below you will see a chart of the stock valuation of A chemical company.  When they announced that F 22 would be banned in the US in 2020, take a look at their stock price.

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If you notice around 2010 when they made this decision look at their stock price.

In just a few short months, that F 22 system that you might still have, will be costly to maintain if you have a slow leak.

I fully expect along with these laws making it illegal to import the Freon, that it will become unlawful to sell said Freon if you just happen to have bought some.  When the elite can no longer line their pockets, they will stop the little person from doing it…trust me.

Here is the five million dollar question, will all countries make F22 illegal or just make it illegal for countries who can afford to pay extra for crap that is not as efficient as 12 or 22???

What can you do?

The first thing is to know when you are being manipulated.  If your emotions are tweaked someone is pulling on your puppet strings.  They are the masters at getting useful idiots to do their bidding.  Some ass wipe becomes emotionally triggered and goes and kills some people.  ‘Never let a good crises go to waste…” A disarmed society is a compliant society.  Don’t fall for it.

Secondly, you will need a library card, as the internet is not a good source of information.  Those that control social media are bought and paid for by the elites if they are not themselves the elites.

Thirdly become active in your local government.  Don’t let the bastards win.

Don’t take my word on what I am saying, go check it out yourself.  Critical thinking skills around the world are lost, and I don’t know why.  Could video games, and other distractions from screens make us complacent and rather stupid? Is there so much noise from the media that we have just tuned out?

The Bush-era ban on incandescent bulbs was just recently overturned.  How many of you rushed out and purchased those curly fluorescent bulbs at $12 apiece?  You know the ones with mercury in them.  Did you realize that the money you spent on those bulbs would not offset the cost of running a lamp that cost two bits?  Did you know that some of those bulbs set houses on fire?  Yea..probably not.

Question everything.  The media in this country or any country it seems is not your friend. Journalism is dead.  The free press is supposed to inform you the people of things like this. The free press is supposed to be objective and report the facts, not make them up.

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Stalin who killed millions of his own people is quoted as saying that the written word is one of the most useful weapons there are.  Had there been a 24-hour news cycle or I am sure he would have said cable news.

Lastly, follow the money.  Much like Hansel and Greta’s breadcrumbs, follow the money.

My novel Presidential Assassins in a great read full of conspiracy theories.   One must wonder how many of them are fact vs theory.  Alex Jones would be proud. LOL

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This novel is turning out very popular. Thanks to all of you who have read it.

 

Your freedoms and religious liberties are one election away.  Keep that in mind as you are emotionally triggered by innuendo and falshoods.

Critical thinking needs to be taught.  I don’t know how we turn this ship around if we don’t start thinking.

Hope you enjoyed the blog and I look forward to writing about something else of value soon enough.  Maybe I will just give you a good recipe for chicken soup.   Much Love -TW

 

Interview with AuthorTWScott

Are we on the same page?

Hello… I hope you are doing well.

One of my followers wrote and asked me some questions.

How do you take an idea, to a published novel, that people will wait in line to buy?” 

I tell people all the time to write for the passion of writing, not for fame and fortune, as the latter is a road fraught with frustration and disappointment.  Since I started this journey, I have taken learning this craft to heart.

Years ago I used to play golf.  I sucked at it. However; business executives complete many business deals on those green stretches of land.  Needing to be ‘acceptable,’ I had to get my average score, 100 or lower.

Put another way, I had to be less sucky.  It didn’t hurt for them to win, but I needed to at least be a contender.

Finding a pro, I spent hours learning the game, body mechanics and so forth, until I identified my weak points, and I had a target.  Once I had an aim to shoot for (in this case my five iron), I went to a ‘par-three’ course and only used the five iron.  I drove, pitched and putted, with that five iron until it went from my worst club to one I was not afraid of using.

I take the craft of writing, painting, playing the guitar, and what have you, with that same raw determination.

I feel like a broken record when I say the following.  The novels I have written were fishing expeditions to see who bought what.

I enjoy writing, but after reading what I have over the years; I thought to make money with this talent was not a bad idea.  How?  How do you turn a passion into dollars?  I would argue that you follow the path I have been on.  Supply to the customer what they want.

E.L. James, author of 50 shades is worth 80 million. In this modern-day, what author does that and how?

I read her books as if taking apart a watch, which I must put back together.  What could I learn from her books?  Why are people buying them?

One of my twitter followers described herself in her bio as a “cyber slut.”

“What the hell, why does she do that?” I researched her, to find that she models on a webcam for men (or women) who will pay to watch her.

There is a somewhat darker side to this which I hesitate to mention.  Some people will pay per minute, to have the model watch them… perform…  I find this disturbing on the #metoo level of disturbing but… I am not judging them. I don’t understand that behavior but again…deny who you are, and your behavior can skew from your programming.

“Did I say programming…?  Another blog for another day but, yes I did…”

That is an underbelly of the internet I was unaware of but, it was also a story.  A story I wrote called Cyber Subs.  Cyber from the world of the internet, and Subs from the world of BDSM. (50 shades stuff)

Yes, that novel sells well, and it sells in the UK more than any other place.  “Why?”  If you folks know, give me a hint.  I suspect that it has something to do with our Puritan heritage, but I might be all wet.

The material sells it but, why the UK more than the US?  That is still a mystery.  That novel has been pirated, and you can find it on web sites in countries, which I cannot make heads or tails of the language.

Lesson One…

Always write under a pen name as your neighbors and friends might take objection to what you write.  You need to keep your private life, separate from your writing life until you are E.L.JAMES rich, then you hire security guards.  With that kind of money, your family will be in your back pocket…LOL, Those that still judge you, or who are jealous of you and speak poorly of you, are toxic, and you don’t need them in your life. True with me, your mileage might vary.

My passion is Science fiction.  Knowing physics and science, I can write a story that people will want to read.  My best-selling novel is The Saga of the Starduster.  That novel sells well around the world.  I incorporate modern-day issues, as our characters cannot have it too easy, or everything is lovely.  That is boring.  They must have challenges to overcome, and they must have flaws. It is also a wonderful way to “arc” your characters and your story.

*Of all the books you have written which one do you like the most within each style? 

Knowing I do not stay away from controversial subjects, in fact, I gravitate toward them in my writing, my favorite novel is a book about falling in love with another woman.

Donna lost her husband at a young age and withdraws from life and hides her emotions.  She conceals them behind her work as a tough bitch English professor until fate plays a role.  Diamond Joe is by far my favorite novel, of the over thirty on the market today. If you can handle two women loving each other, I recommend reading that one.  I am working on the cover art, so I will also offer it in paperback shortly.

Saga of the Starduster is wonderful in the science fiction genre, and I love Kelly McGuire in my action genre as Presidential Assassins.  While Diamond Joe is YA, the rest are Adult reads.

Many of you have discovered others that I thought were wonderful including The Girl Nextdoor. With well over 30 novels and that number grows quarterly you have plenty of choices to choose from.

*How many books have you written?

Well over 30, I am not even sure at this point.  When assessing who you are, “enlightenment” figuring out your gifts, and your shortcomings are paramount to growing as a human.  One of my gifts is, I write fast.  In the literary world, I am known as a pantster. Literally, it means I write by the seat of my pants.  I can do this as I write fast.  Those that are much more pragmatic, or dogmatic in their writing might be known as plotters, which means, they might want to use a program like Scrivener to keep their thoughts together as they write.

*Do you have a literary agent? 

No, I have spoken with several, and I have friends that are agents.  From the query letter process to a contract is a long road, again fraught with peril.

There are people in this trade who we call predators.  These people cannot make it as writers, so they use their craft to “assist others” for pay.  ‘Those who can do, those who can’t teach.’  I would remember that adage as I sought to purchase help. If they are worth their salt, why are they trying to earn money from you?

While I paint this picture with a broad brush, even the most skeptical among you know that there is more truth to that statement than fiction.

  • With an agent, it is all about “who they know.”
  • Do they know an editor that will take a chance on your work?
  • Does this editor know a publisher that when refined, will buy your manuscript?
  • Who have they published before?
  • An author should never have to pay anyone to get their work published. That rule is one worth remembering.

Not all that offer to assist you for money are predators but, buyer beware. The horror stories I have heard could fill a large book about what not to do.

Why do we call them predators?

They have us at a disadvantage.  Sitting through my first critique session I was coy knowing what to expect.  Other writers want to prove their prowess by ripping your shit apart. Not all, but many.  Especially if you are successful, they want to prove to themselves that they are better than you are.

(Think I am wrong?  I found a typo in Robert Mckee’s book Story. For a few seconds, it thrilled me, and then I was ashamed of myself for feeling that way.  We all do it.)

I know this about human nature.  On a return flight from California, I saw under me hundreds of wind turbines.  Creating a short story in my head called Tipping Point, that evening I wrote a ten thousand word short story in about three hours, created the cover art in another hour and published it that night before I went to bed.

I gave it away on Kindle unlimited for the value of the story, not the literary genius.  Yes, I did the basic edits but, not the fine detail one might do before submitting to an agent or publisher.

Many of you read it, and nobody said too much.  It was a lunchtime read.  I got some science geeks that read it, picking my story apart on the scientific claims, but nobody said anything about the literary constructs.

(Yes, the wind is a product of weather and from the sun, mostly, the jetstream is not, science geek people.)

I handed it to my cohorts in that format, not touching it.  Days later, they all looked like the cat that ate the canary as they approached the table waiting to pounce.  I knew what was coming but, this was a learning process, not so much for me, but for them.

Critique partners must be synergistic!

Creating a group of people who you can trust and work with takes time to build those relations.

One of them scolded me for publishing something so crude.  Another did not like so much of it, the paper was red.  FFS!… I chuckled to myself as this was not unexpected.  Drawing the ire of one, pleased me as the writing evoked emotions which all of your writing should, unless you are not writing fiction.

One of the others upon leaving the table said and I quote…”I thought they were far too nice!”

This was what I hoped for.  This person allowed their feelings to be exposed, and this is what needed addressing.

During this process, you do not want to tear down your fellow writers, but build them up. I always look for what they did correctly before I even think about making suggestions which I think would be helpful.  This is what any of your fellow readers, critiques etc. should be doing.  This is what you should do when you assist a fellow writer.

A few of them were not in the “how shitty is this?” camp, and offered some salient advice.  These people earned my respect that day.  Since then, the rest have but, it has been a procedure.  One advised me that the story deserved to be more than a short story.  Now you can read Earths Tipping Point on Kindle Unlimited for Free and it is almost 100,000 words if memory serves. Enjoy it!

Now, back to the main question of predators, we as the creators of our story don’t have the objectivity we need to discern our trash from our treasure. If we wrote it, then it is gold.  We know with the help of this person, we will be on the NYT bestseller list.  PFFFT!   Don’t fall for it.

Folks, I did not need the humbling by my friends at that table, what I needed was honesty.  I know that my work could use a fresh perspective, and that is why I offer you the reader the ability to communicate with me through the website, or this blog.

*Do you do your own marketing? 

Yes, I had to teach myself everything about it which, again if you read the first part of this response you know that it was from trial and error.  Social media is a critical part, and that is something you should be all over when you first think you want to write.

Marketing involves much more than social media.  They did not ask about cover art, and that is a subject tied to marketing and needs to be addressed, as it is paramount, your cover is of a quality that will sell your work.

*Are you self-publishing through Amazon or anyone else?

Yes, Amazon gets the bulk of my business, but I also do business with Smashwords.  Smashwords will upload your work to multiple different vendors including Apple, Barnes & Noble and the list goes on.  Smashwords is a booger bear to work with. Their interface (meaning your book formatting) must be perfect, and that can be tough.

The process is arduous, and their method of allowing your work into their “premium catalog” adds to the difficulty.  If I were them I would spend the money and time to fix their “meat grinder” as Draft to Digital has.  If you want to capture the market share, your interface must be easy to use, while friendly to the non-programmer. Amazon and Draft to Digital understand this.

We are writers, not programmers.  This again sets us up as targets for the predators out there who know how to format your novel to pass by the meat-grinder. I am a capitalist, but I don’t want to pay for services that I can do with a little time and patience.

I now use a program called Vellum, which by far is the best way to create and format your manuscript. Vellum only works on MAC which makes it an expensive proposition if you are a PC person like me.  I now own two Macs and several PC’s.

*Who does your editing?

Editors charge around $30 an hour, and there are several kinds of editors from line editing to compositional editing.  You could drop over $1000 to get a professional editor.  I would ask for references before I plunked down that kind of money.

There are multiple respectable tools on the market, starting with the grammar checker built into Word.  From there, I like Grammarly, and there is also a tool called ProWritingAid.

Nothing makes up for talent, and that you must gain from doing, and learning.  If your passion is writing, then prepare to be humbled as you forge your way through the valleys of despair and rejection, while looking for that one good phrase to encourage you to push forth.

Yes, that is a golf analogy…One good shot keeps you returning for more humbling, again and again. 

I try to get friends and family to read my work and comment.  Realizing they are not editors and might fancy themselves as grammar Nazis, there is a fine line between proper punctuation and your voice.  I would rather hang a participle than lose my voice.

*Are any of your books on audio?

Not yet.  If I find someone who can read well, with plenty of inflection, I might try to work a deal with them.  I know a lady who does voice work, and she and I are friends.  “It is not what you know but who.  Connections in this industry are vital.”

*Did you get your ISBN numbers on your own? 

No, they are expensive through Bowker.  Amazon and Smashwords will provide them, but there is a hitch.  Well, there are multiple hitches.  Smashwords will give you an ISBN that is only good on the Smashwords distribution channels.  Amazon will just provide you with one when you offer a paperback.  Again that ISBN number is only viable through Amazon sales.

Here is an update on the ISBN stuff: 8/26/19

Meta Data is part of the SEO and other invisible parts of the cyber world are tied to ISBN numbers.  Let’s say you allow Amazon to give you your ISBN for free.  No matter who searches on that ISBN number it will show Amazon as the owner, not you.

ISBN numbers are a racket in that they are very expensive and it is just a number.  There is nothing magical about it.

Since there can be multiple books with the same title the differentiator or unique searchable part of your novel is the ISBN number.  Check out the example when I google the ISBN of my best seller.

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You will note it does not say TWScott publisher it says Amazon.com

 

*If I remember you have three types of books – what are they and which do you like the best?

  • Science fiction
  • Action Romance
  • Adult, or what I affectionately call, Naughty Nighties

https://www.AuthorTWScott.com will take you to what they are, and where to find them.

I love them all but, the naughty novels are the most fun to create.  Science fiction is the most difficult to write but, the most satisfying, as I love to use my physics and scientific prowess to make sure that what I am putting forth, is not the “flux capacitor,” but actual science that might work.  As you know, some Science facts of today, started out in the minds of science fiction writers like myself.  The Geosynchronous Satellite is one.

*When you refer to the masses – who are they? Whose lives do you desire to touch?  

The masses are those of us who still read, vs. sitting in the front of screens while having their minds ripped from them through the dissemination of garbage, which impedes the thinking centers of the brain.  Even in my naughtiest of novels, I speak of enlightenment.  Who is that person looking back at you from that mirror?  Do you know him or her? Together, we explore that in story format.

I can write adult novels because we are all sexual beings, and we all have those desires that need to be sated.  Those that deny them, are the people are in danger of doing something terrible such as pedophilia or accosting Page Boys. Vows of celibacy, in my humble opinion, are setting them up for deviant behavior.  Some cultures deny human sexuality to where bestiality is ok, but acknowledging who and what you are is not. They created us to procreate, period. Our brains are wired for it, and to deny it is foolish.

One young lady was telling me she only dated Christian men…  “Why?”  Because they don’t think that way…!  “Where do you think little Christians come from?”  

Hormones and other chemicals like endorphins drive us. Those that read my novels learn many things about themselves while enjoying a story that takes them to another galaxy, or perhaps a stranger’s bedroom, or possibly over their lover’s lap. With a fair warning and a free percentage of the novel for their perusal, I offer no apologies.

The masses are your audience which each writer must identify.  Who are you writing for?  We have an idea who E. L. James is writing for but, how about Clive Cussler?  What about Agatha Christie or even Hemmingway?

If Hemmingway or even Shakespeare were to start out today, in this world of competition you and I have, would we ever learn of them? I would offer to you that there are many great writers out there, languishing in the millions of novels on Amazon that will never be discovered because they don’t understand marketing.

These same authors might also sit in slush piles waiting for an agent’s twelve-year-old to put down the smartphone long enough to read the query letter.

While some agents troll Amazon, and other e-sites looking for the next new voice, their inboxes are engulfed with query letters, and pitches from teenagers, to senior citizens who now have the time to write. It is neither a good nor a bad thing; it is a fact. You must stand out from the rest.  ‘How,’ is the question…

*What type of feedback do you desire from your readers? 

Honesty… If there are clear flaws, I would love them to contact me via the contact page on the website which many do, and visit with me.  In Diamond Joe, for instance, I had some severe age discrepancies I had to deal with.  Feedback is paramount to making any writer a better one.

I know an author who would not alter their work as they loved it.  The agent said, “next.”

The Saga of the Starduster had its first review which was one star.  Reading what the person wrote, it became clear he or she never read it.  They were, in fact, flaming it, as it offered too much competition for something they were writing.  Very sad!  The next review was five stars, and it looked like something I might have instigated, but I did not. I have far too much integrity for that.  Since it is still my number one seller years later, speaks to its validity as a contender in the field of science fiction, I think we can assume what I have stated is correct.

I would never pay attention to anyone who posted a review under a pseudonym. I would also never flame another writer’s work, no matter how bad it is.  I offer the reader a large part of the novel to read for free before they buy it.  If it were as bad as he or she alluded to, why would they buy it after reading 20% for free?

In the About the Author, after the Epilogue, I ask people to consider leaving a review if they liked it.  Contact me via the website if you hated it and tell me why.  While we never stop learning, we must strive to improve what we do.

*Do you have a group of people that support you in your writing – to read your drafts, to make suggestions, to encourage you when in doubt or feeling good at what you have written?

Yes, there is a group, but I did not always have that.  The feedback from readers was all I had to nudge me in the right direction.  Forging alliances with fellow writers has been the single most important step I have made regarding the craft of writing.

This is a two-way street.  Many forget about this, which is the downfall of so many groups.  We think about our needs first, and in such a group it is the needs of the many. When I assist other writers with their projects, it is not only gratifying on a personal level but strangely enough; I see things they are doing I also do but don’t see it in my work.

While this is a two-way street, I love the group, the writers and I enjoy our time together.  I also blog about things like this to reach the writing community around the globe.  A rising tide lifts all boats or ships, and that is something I find worthy of my time, talents and energies.

If there is enough interest, I will write about character arcs in a future blog.  You need to let me know if that is something that interests you, as these blogs take hours to produce.

My novels are inexpensive. If you are of the mind to, read them.  Feedback is critical to the process.  I have a day job, not rich from sales but I am humbled that many of you purchase my novels and read them.

-TW

The Joy of Writing

Major revision of Tipping Point coming soon.

Hello and welcome to the lair of TW.  Yes, it is a lair…Why do you ask?

From this point on the planet, I can love whom I love.  I don’t hate but I kill with exemption from the laws of the land.  From my little den, I can blow up worlds, or create them.  Reprimanding bad boys or girls is a pastime with which I take great delight in doing.

The target of chastisement is as naughty or as nice as I choose to be at that moment.

Writers live in our own little world and that is a good thing.  When you walk into my dungeon, you can see the clean shiny plasticized beds with chains and cuffs ready to restrain you.  When you see the whips crops and other things on the walls your bottom has a tinge of pain that travels through your body to that sexual organ that sits atop your shoulders.  The brain is the most powerful sexual organ of them all, and most are clueless.  They must be taught.

As writers, we can take you there.  On your kindle or nook, you escape the doldrums of your nine-to-five world.  You and others, join me.  The journeys are as real as you want them to be. While it is just you and me lying in your bed, you search the crevasses of my mind looking for some love that you are missing.  Maybe it is an adventure you seek.  There on those pages, we take flight to lands unknown to humanity.

Have you been naughty?  We can take care of that too.  Through Tiffany in that reform school, we can modify your behavior, in the safety of your own world. Password protecting your E-reader is a great idea if you don’t want intruders in our world.

Maybe, just maybe you are tired of the politics of this realm and are ready to leave it. Don leaves this world while on the ISS orbiting it.  Can you imagine what he must have been thinking as the Starduster sucked the ISS into one of its smaller cargo bays?

If that were you would anal probing cross your mind?  Would you be like “oh hell no, where is the gun?”

Maybe you would be, I can handle this…

Don learns much about himself and humanity in Saga of the Starduster, which is still my best seller.

I have over 32 novels selling around the globe.  Some more than others.  If you are following me on this blog, you know Tipping Point is going through a re-write.

Here is the skinny on that novel.

One Friday afternoon I am flying back from the west coast.  The sun is at our tail, and there on the ground are many wind turbines churning away.

The idea of “free” energy hit me. That evening with a glass of merlot, Tipping Point was born and published complete with cover art.

I gave it away on Kindle Unlimited to entertain you who follow me.

Joining yet another writers group, they bludgeoned me over those ten thousand words.  One even chastised me telling me “publish nothing without having it…” you get the picture.

With my novels selling around the globe I took what she said about half seriously.  This work was never meant to be literary genius.  I wrote it in three hours for Pete Sakes.  I wanted to start the conversation about climate change, and what man is doing to the earth with these changes.  That is why I gave it away.

One thing that sprang forth that got my attention is that many fell in love with Sam.

“I love Sam too.”

Sam deserves better than ten thousand words.

“I took that to heart.”

On my computer is a novel sitting at 86K words that is the new version of Tipping Point.

Instead of three hours of Merlot writing, I have about three hundred hours in it to date.  The good news is that if you already bought or read for free the 10 K word version, this will be free to you.  I will leave it on Kindle unlimited too.  This is a boon for Jeff Bezos and not me but here is the deal I did not realize until speaking with an agent.

If you publish on Amazon, you keep the rights to your work.  Agents are trolling Amazon looking for new authors.

The plan is to give this away for next to nothing, allowing Jeff to come up with more money for his divorce.

You the readers can either purchase it for $3 or read for free on Kindle Unlimited.  If an agent finds this, it won’t last long.  My beta readers love it…

Now you can climb aboard Air Force One, with Sam and the President.   Take a world tour on the taxpayer’s dime while keeping up with their awkward love story. You too can meet the Queen and experience pomp and circumstance.  As you also fall in love with the characters, see if you can follow with her scientific logic on her diagnosis.

Since this is a “give away price,” I would love feedback.

Here is the deal… What is published is before I went cray-cray on it.  It is a fast read with errors and fun things that are no longer in this version.  The new version has a dusting of fifty shades in it.

Wait, how can I worry about the world slowing down, and now I am spanking someone???

Yes my pets, yes indeed, my trusty hand is once again looking for a bottom to warm up, through the literary process.  Will it be yours?  Have you been naughty?

Follow along so you will know when your carriage to my lair is here.

Much Love -TW

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:

7

24

52

12

365 and sometimes 366

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    

 

Tipping Point

How do you get something for nothing?

Tipping Point

How do you get something for nothing?

As a person who understands physics, I can tell you that you don’t!

To obtain energy; fuel of some sort must be spent.

Targeting the moon with a laser for Nasa is an easy feat.  When you want to measure the distance from the earth to the moon you bounce a laser off a mirror placed on the moon, calculate the amount of time it takes to return and Viola!  You know the distance from the earth to the moon.

When Nasa could not hit the target, a red flag went off around the world.

Samantha, a genius in her own right, ask the question, “how do you get something for nothing?”

With tens of thousands of windmills extracting energy from the wind, she asked the question, could these be slowing down the earth causing the weather patterns to shift?”

Believe it or not, this is a romance!

Yes, it is an enjoyable Sci-Fi adventure of the likes you might see on the SCI-FI channel right after Sharknado, but it is that kind of story.  Many of my readers have mentioned that the SCI-FI channel should make a movie out of it.

If it ever happens maybe I will get to write the script!

I have been thinking about writing a screenplay to see if it improves my writing, has any of you done that?   With a screenplay, you have to think of every detail, which I think might improve one’s writing.

Someone told me that there is software designed for that purpose.

Anyway, Tipping Point is a fun lunchtime read on Kindle Unlimited, or you can support yours truly by actually spending a couple of bucks.  Think about it, for half a cup of coffee you can be entertained.

Tipping Point is a young adult kind of book with a tiny bit of implied naughtiness.  A tame version of my usual reads.

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Much Love- TW