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October 6, 2014
Posted at 12:43 am

It makes me a little sad

I appreciated being able to post here as I was getting started, but a number of things changed that caused me to stop posting and even updating the stories here.

The final straw was that my stories no longer met the increasing limiting criteria here and there was no way to modify the stories to fit the criteria. The very nature of the stories were the problem.

But I stopped updating those that were here, because there is a constraint in formatting here I do not experience anywhere else. As such the stories don't work as well here as they do as posted elsewhere.

And so ALL the stories here are not current nor as finely edited as I have them. For those who might say, but I want it in PDF or ePub or mobi format, I can say, yes, I have produced all my works in those formats elsewhere.

I will not remove these stories from this site, but it does make me a little sad that if you are reading them here, you aren't getting the best version, and my newer, (and longer,) long pieces aren't here at all.

I am aware that some authors here disparage ASSTR, but for me, it has given me the freedom to post what I want, the way I want.

For those who say they get readers comments from those who see their work here and not from those who read them on ASSTR, all I can do is scratch my head. I have gotten just one comment from this site in the last 18 months. I get numerous comments from the ASSTR site every month.

As to numbers of readers, I get about one thousand times more readers every week there than I do here.

So I guess I am saying, if you found me here, and you like the work, check my stuff out there. I suspect you will be pleasantly surprised.