Ransomware and writers

You’re writing and all of a sudden your computer freezes and a message appears demanding money, in the form of bitcoin, in order to keep all of your documents from being deleted or from staying in permanent gobbledygook. Is this a nightmare? No, it’s ransomware, the fastest growing form of internet crime, and one whichContinue reading “Ransomware and writers”

Why be bored?

This is about writing, so stay with me here… I’m Catholic and we just finished the season of Lent.  Lent is supposed to be a time of self-denial and people give up all sorts of things: meat, candy, beer, Facebook, etc.  This year I looked at my life and tried to see what was distractingContinue reading “Why be bored?”