Talking to Joe the other day about finding ways to eke a few dollars out of the intarweb, he had the idea of spinning off my book reviews into an Amazon affiliate site with some advertising thrown in for good measure.
Seems like a good idea to me. Even though I mostly write the reviews to remind myself what I’ve been reading, somebody out there might find them interesting and it would be nice to make a few dollars out of the wear and tear on my carpal tunnels.
Creating a small, highly targeted affiliate bookstore with all items sold hand-picked by yours truly sounds like it could be a fun thing to do, and it will also allow me to perform some experiments on search engine optimization and general internet pimping that I’ve been kicking around.
However, I’m having absolutely no luck thinking up a good domain name. The store will mostly sell science fiction and fantasy, so something evocative of those subject matters would be nice.
So, Dearest Lazyweb, anybody out there have any ideas?
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.