Author Archives: Ryland Taylor

Censorship by business model

It is safe to assume that rock is dead. Don’t believe me?  Just tune your radio in on KZZE or “The Rogue,” which plays outside the norm bands like Nickelback and Linkin Park.  Even better, they have been playing a … Continue reading

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Interview with Pat Walsh, Author of “78 Reasons why your book may never be published and 14 Reasons why it just Might”

This interview on SlushPile.net is a fitting one for what we’re doing here on Literary Ashland. Pat Walsh, a San Francisco publisher, has just released his book on the difficulty of getting published. In addition to instructions on how to … Continue reading

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E-Books: E-Cafes?

As E-books are becoming the future of literature, and Amazon continues to drive Barnes and Noble out of business, I wonder what product will come out to fill the need that book retailers provide. I try not to embrace the … Continue reading

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