Spurred on by the upcoming launch of the second printing of four of my novels–(See cover pix above)The Maxwell Vendetta, The Second Vendetta, Bonita, and You Can’t Keep Her–I decided it was time to update ye olde WriterWorking/carlrbrush.com website. It’s faults are many, but it’s been so long that I hate to see it go. No, wait a moment. After further investigation, I’m not at all sorry. I was pretty happy when it first went up, but it began to wear on me. I couldn’t manipulate the fonts, especially the post-title fonts the way I wanted to. The search functions were pretty lame. I couldn’t easily add elements. That’s the short list. That’s all I have the energy for, and certainly more than most readers would care about anyhow. On to the future.
I turned to a nephew, a professional web guy. I didn’t ask him for help in the beginning because I was afraid he would be too expensive, and you know how tangled these family/money things can get anyhow. Now, however, I have a bit of money to spend, and I’ll go ahead and pay whatever it takes to create a beautiful and efficient site. Maybe that will encourage me to post more and post in more interesting ways. I’m trying to gather ideas about how to make the content more compelling. Mostly I’ve done book and movie/theater reviews along with the occasional political or personal commentary. Seems like a hodgepodge. So how do I make the whole thing more coherent and worth tuning into, especially considering the available choices. 20 million viewers might be nice (though I doubt it) but I’d be content with a couple of hundred regulars. Or even 20, come to think of it.
I’ll post progress reports and let the world in on how it goes, and they ( the world) will make the final judgement.
So long for now.