Author: Melinda Wyers

Book readin’

I’ve been on a reading/book buying spree the last few weeks. The lit fiction writing group was rattling off a list of some things they enjoyed so I investigated a few. I gave Ducks, Newburyport an attempt and made it about forty pages or so until I just couldn’t get a handle on the rhythm. […]

It’s hard to stop using Amazon, y’all.

So I’m sure y’all have read the news in the last few months about Amazon workers complaints. The delivery drivers can’t stop to pee, the warehouse folks are run ragged, etc. The rampant cloning of products being sold in the online store showing up as recommended items. Then there are the new issues with their […]

The value of text.

The monetary value of text, that is. Yes, we can easily attach sentimental or emotional value to words on a page or screen — personal dairy and blog entries included. A loved one’s text messages are basically priceless. What I’m trying to figure out is at what point does text become worth paying for? You […]

My experience with NFT’s

So, given the little post I made previously about the booming world of Non Fungible Tokens, I figured I would investigate this nonsense for myself. I don’t like talking about things I haven’t done IRL so here we go. My Initial introduction to this stuff was, probably like most people, on Opensea. It’s a common […]

These NFT things…

In the last two weeks half of my artist friends have either set up shop on Opensea or have publicity condemned NFT’s as pure uncontrollable evil. Collectible card games, comics, digital currency, old video games, old books, it’s all on fire right now so it’s not really surprising that something like CryptoPunks would gain traction […]