Monday, August 1, 2011

Creepy or ADDED VALUE?!

Put a QR barcode on your headstone so your cell phone addicted relatives can visit you virtually after your death!


Someone needs to add this to their next undead/vampire/zombie novel. Embed a GPS chip under the skin and encode the frequency in the QR code. Anyone who wants to know can download the QR code from the headstone and be notified the instant future undead boyfriend is on the move. Get to him while he's freshly undead. :D

Hot...err, Cool Wins This July

No mention of heat please...

I'm getting WAAAAY better at the graphics thing at Picnik. Woo!

Prophecy by S.J. Parris from Bless Their Hearts Mom

The Guardian by Margaret Mallory from  One Book Shy of a Full Shelf

A Second Helping by Beverly Jenkins from SOS Aloha

(Re)Making Love: A Sex After Sixty Story by Mary L. Tabor from CMash Loves to Read
The Cloud Pavilion by Laura Joh Rowland from SOS Aloha

You know that story at Time magazine about fan fiction? Oh Em Gee. Free reads for all @ I just wished they could sort by reviews or hits or stars or whatever.

Wee Alternative to Amazon Affiliates?

So I'm using as a URL shortener and for affiliate referrals because it's a PITA to apply to each individual store's affiliate program. In any case, I smell the whiff of doom for the mothership of affiliate programs, a.k.a Amazon. Apparently there are no Amazon affiliates available for these states anymore:

New York
North Carolina
Rhode Island

Who's next?! Dun Dun Dun!

If you're located in any one of these states, I'm guessing can act as the middle man, for now (until the affiliate hammer comes down on wherever it's located). You potentially get less referral money unless you refer like all of your Facebook/Twitter/G+/TheNextBestThingEver friends and beat it into them (metaphorically!) to use it in their tweets and messages :p   

Eh, they also have iTunes and as affiliatatatable merchants if you're into that kindaofthing.

Look, I bought a hand blender, don't you want one too?! Go to and get one! (Actually, it is pretty awesome for smoothies, there are BAGS of frozen fruit in my freezer.)