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Credit card companies want to censor what you read.

UPDATE: On March 13, 2011 PayPal modified their policies to allow legal fiction. Thanks to everyone who supported the rights of authors, publishers, and readers. Credit card companies and/or financial institutions are telling PayPal and Smashwords authors what they can write and what readers can read. PayPal told Smashwords that their crackdown on erotic fiction […]

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If I Had A Tattoo picture ebook for children

A rhyming picture book story of young boy who thinks he’d like to have a tattoo. He thinks of all the monsters that help him make his bed, do his homework, play sports, and do other things so well and decides those are the kinds of tattoo’s for him. But what if he gets laughed […]

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Chris Brashear and her publishing lawsuit

On April 7, 2008, Chrissy Brashear filed suit against Ellora’s Cave alleging that she was entitled to a distribution of profits from 2005 until the date at which defendants bought out her 5% shares.   EC’s response to the litigation was to not participate. The trial brief also asserts that Ellora’s Cave is diverting assets away […]

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My Kindle ebooks

Two of my ebooks are now for sale on Amazon.               Dopey Stories is a collection of 7 short stories: Bob the Road Painter, Minnie Tushi meets her love in Bald Knob, Bob and the Dickheads, An Ordinary Man, The Dumb Clucks Who Caused All The Trouble, Sal Acious […]

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50% discount on ebooks during “Read an Ebook Week”.

For this years Read an Ebook Week celebration I’m offering 3 of my ebooks at a 50% discount from March 6 to March 12, 2011. “Final Decree. A Dead Dog Divorce” is a story about a thieving wife, Elspith Winters, who loots her and her husbands joint bank accounts. She then convinces her friends her […]

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New face

Today I’ve put a new face on my blog by adding a new header and using a new theme. I’ve also added images of my ebooks on the right side of the page, which will link to free samples of my ebooks, including my children’s coloring ebooks which contain both color and black and white […]

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Thelma and Ziggy, part deux

Thelma and Ziggy has been on Smashwords only a few days now and is doing surprising well. Thanks everybody! Here are a couple of miniature sample pictures of the black and white pictures included in the appendix area of Thelma and Ziggy. The pictures in Thelma and Ziggy are full page size or nearly full-page […]

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Joint Effort ebook now available

My latest ebook, Joint Effort, is now available on Smashwords in epub, mobi, and other formats. Joint Effort, by Ted Summerfield It’s the 1960′s, and there is a demand for drugs in schools. This ebook tells the story from the inside, of how a group of high school kids expanded their operation, how they cleaned […]

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“Joint Effort” ebook in the works.

I’ve been working on a new ebook, “Joint Effort”, for a while now and thought I’d post a picture and a blurb about it. Joint Effort is about a group of high-school kids who go on to become one of the largest producers of pot in British Columbia. From the group forming at high school […]

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Dead Dog Divorce

The death of all those dogs at Whistler brought back so many painful memories of when Liz Summerfield, my now ex-wife, lied to the South Burnaby Veterinary Clinic and had them kill my dog Punzhu. Killing an animal to speed up a divorce, or for any reason, is never justified. I suppose reliving all my […]

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Trying simple animation for Bubble Trouble cover

I’ve managed to get the cover of Bubble Trouble to reproduce a simple animation, but have had no success in adding animation to MSWord for ebooks published on Smashwords. Mark Coker of Smashwords advises me that animation would be messed up by their meatgrinder even if I were able to get MSWord to accept animation. […]

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My new novel “Final Decree”, and “4-letter words” sample

It took some time, a couple hours really, to upload my new ebook “Final Decree” to Smashwords when it was only #14 in the queue. I checked the output after going through their meatgrinder process and found a couple of errors, one of which was my own stupidity in that the pictures for “I came…” […]