All My Books Are Free On Smashwords in July!


Smashwords, the site I publish all my ebooks, is having their annual Free July Event where Authors can offer their books for free, a sort of 'Christmas in July' event.  All my ebooks, from the cookbooks, the mystery books, the paranormal and romance books are all free during July. This is only on Smashwords but … Continue reading All My Books Are Free On Smashwords in July!

Free Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today1/13/17


Each Friday you'll get 30 free ebooks from yesterday and today Top Ten EBooks from  Gutenberg.org Yesterday Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (5229) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (2867) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (2680) A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (2412) Frankenstein; Or, The Modern … Continue reading Free Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today1/13/17

Free Friday Top Ten EBooks From Yesterday and Today


Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (4815) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (3045) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle (3042) A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens (2479) A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (2241) The … Continue reading Free Friday Top Ten EBooks From Yesterday and Today

Top Ten Free EBooks from Yesterday And Today


Since 2017 is the year of New Beginnings, brickoneil.com is re-starting the Top Ten Free EBooks. I have no idea if anyone was reading and downloading the 30 books I posted, but the lists made me happy that maybe someone, somewhere, was reading free books to pass the time. I know when I was on … Continue reading Top Ten Free EBooks from Yesterday And Today

Update On Using Old Tech


  So, I've spent a week or two trying to find websites that play video, tv or radio for the old Asus Transformer TF101 but come to find out the tablet's OS is just too old, being Android 4.0.3. Everything now needs, at a minimum 4.4.4. So, what to do with it? I don't need … Continue reading Update On Using Old Tech

Using Extra and Old Tech to Make Money


Since I have extra and old tech laying around, I've decided to use it to work for me. I"ve got some old tablets, new laptops and phones here and there. Instead of the tired old ideas of using them to make money, I've decided to use them to play videos/tv/music on the background on some … Continue reading Using Extra and Old Tech to Make Money

Downsizing Technology


Can a person hoard technology? Yes. My electronic gadgets numbered seven, four of which were old and no longer useful. I'm a writer and use computers and technology in my daily life. I was using an old TC1100 from 1996 (still boots up but is slow on Win XP) as my workhorse five years ago. … Continue reading Downsizing Technology