November 26, 2018

It’s been said that you should write what you know, and wrestling fan/historian/author Dick Bourne has shown this with his various books dedicated to the legendary territory, Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP). JCP was one of many promotions during the heyday of the Nationa...

November 21, 2018

Although the Victorian Age saw tremendous changes in England including the expansion of the Industrial Revolution and a new voting class, women remained in rigidly defined roles. However, not everyone agreed. Harriet Martineau would challenge English society on many le...

November 19, 2018

Thank you to everyone who entered the Flunky: Pawns and Kings giveaway at Goodreads. 100 winners were chosen and I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the book. Flunky will go on sale one week today at Amazon.com. 

November 16, 2018

The good folks over at Canadian Bulldog's World (whose site I write for) were kind enough to interview me about my upcoming book, Flunky: Pawns and Kings. Click here to check out the interview and don't forget to enter for a chance to win a free digital copy of Flunky:...

November 15, 2018

Copyright 2018 by Michael Rickard

Charles Dicken, a figure synonymous with Victorian England and recognized as one of the first authors to become an international celebrity. His timeless works such as A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, A Christmas C...

November 5, 2018

Editor's Note: Back in 2007, "Nature Boy" Ric Flair launched Ric Flair Finance, what seemed like the next step in "Slick Ric's" storied career. Sadly, Ric Flair Finance only lasted a year (arguably because it was ahead of its time). Join me as I look back at Ric Flair...

November 2, 2018

My first novel, Flunky: Pawns and Kings debuts on Amazon.com on November 25, 2018. You can purchase it through Kindle or order a paperback. 

Say hello to the bad guys—well at least the people who work for the underworld’s costumed villains; the anonymous thugs whose onl...

July 20, 2018

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Here's an essay I wrote on Bless Me, Ultima. Spoilers abound:

Rudolfo Anaya employs magical realism in Bless Me, Ultima to advance his coming of age story while exploring the concept of subalterned cultures. Anaya’s protagonist A...

July 6, 2018

Copyright 2018 by Michael W. RIckard II

Here's another commentary I wrote for a class I took this year, "Introduction to Lexicography." 

The saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” is proven wrong as shown by the articles “The Handlin...

July 5, 2018

 Copyright (c) 2018 by Michael Rickard II

Note: Nothing in this blog should be interpreted as legal advice. I am only sharing my experiences in jail and prison (aka Con College).

If you've read my book Laughing All the Way to the Bank Robbery: How an Attorney Survived Pr...

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