Why I Keep Doing This

MountainGuerrilla

As I was typing out my earlier post today, I spent a lot of time thinking about why I continue writing books and this blog. Yes, we’ve made some money from selling books, but it’s not like I’m going to be some non-fiction, tactical Stephen King. I don’t make dick off the blog, since it’s free.

Then, I got the following in an email from a reader (and, to be honest, it is a reader who recently, righteously, berated me for some shortcomings)…and it reminded me why.

There are undoubtedly guys who are more qualified to write hard skills manuals. There are guys who retired with higher pay grades from SF that could be writing these books, and might even do a better job. There are guys with far more time downrange than I got. The problem is, they’re not. So, I have to use my limited, decade of experience…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.