Dec 09 2012

Goodreads Choice Awards 2012

Posted by Mathias

In case you missed it, this past week Goodreads.com announced the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards for 2012.  The winners are chosen by popular vote among Goodreads members.  There are 20 categories ranging from just general fiction and nonfiction to all sorts of sub genres for fantasy, etc.

This year, 1,156,852 votes were cast and the winners are in. (more…)

Sep 08 2012

Things I Simply Don’t Believe

Posted by Mathias

There are just some things I simply don’t believe.  For example, someone with 100,000 followers, but who only follows 1,000 people him/her self, on Twitter chooses to follow me.  Ok, I really would like to think I am that interesting.  Really, I would.  Maybe I am.  But I’ve been to this rodeo enough to know how it is going to play out. (more…)

Aug 23 2012

What’s Your Profile Pic Say About You?

Posted by Mathias

What’s Your Profile Pic Say About You?

Ok, please note, I make no claim as to the accuracy of this list. I just decided to shoot my mouth off today. But, as a disclaimer, I did get an A+ in self-paced Psych in college and finished the course in three and a half weeks. So MAYBE I do know something … maybe

1. The boob shot – Women who post shot of themselves in low-slung necklines with a prominence given to their breasts make me think, “Well, we know what she wants us to focus on, and it ain’t her brains.”
2. A stack of books – Well, obviously I’m a writer, duh! Now, BUY MY BOOK! BUY MY BOOK! BUY MY BOOK! DAMN YOU! BUY MY BOOK!
3. The black and white mug shot – “Hi! I still haven’t discovered color photography yet!” (more…)