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Inclusive and Extractive Economies in Publishing

I have been reading a book on global economics, “Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty” by Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson, and my thoughts, as always, turn to publishing. You don’t have to agree with … Continue reading

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An Encounter With the Amazon Book Store

There are advantages to living in Seattle.  The first ever brick-and-mortar physical Amazon bookstore opened here recently in the University Village shopping mall near the University of Washington, and late on a rainy Saturday morning I had a chance to … Continue reading

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Painsharing and Other Stories by John Walters – Now Available in Paperback!

My second short story collection, “Painsharing and Other Stories” is now available in paperback through Amazon.  You can order it here.  It’s still available for Kindle here and in other electronic formats at Smashwords here. Here’s the description from the … Continue reading

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My Emancipation Proclamation

I ruminate how to start.  I want to say it succinctly but I want to say it all.  The only way is to dive in. I am a writer.  I have been a writer since I was about seventeen years … Continue reading

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