Author: Christopher Oldcorn

Polemicist & Contrarian

How To Find Paid Writing Gigs

Medium is a wonderful writing platform. It allows any writer to post their work and get paid without having to get a publication to print and pay you. Unlike a blog where you have to set up advertising or affiliate links, within a few minutes your Medium account is set up, and your first post…

Reality Matters: The Staunch Book Prize

Sanitizing books from reality does a disservice to society. The Staunch Book Prize for thriller fiction does exactly that. Authors and readers should ignore the Staunch Book Prize. It is not worthy of consideration as an esteemed literary prize. Bridgett Lawless, the prize founder, created the criteria of any book submitted must not depict a…

Get Rid of Homelessness for Good

Homelessness is a fundamental problem plaguing society because of ineffective government programs. The government thinks it has the solutions. Yet the problem continues to grow regardless of which party gets elected. The government is the problem and prevents solutions. This article will explain why and offer practical solutions to homelessness. According to Housing and Urban…

My Writing Setup

Over the last few weeks, I have been asked several times what my writing setup is. Do I write on a tablet, laptop, or phone? What software do I use? How do I promote my work? Laptop & Tablet The computer I use is an Acer Spin 5. It is both a laptop and a…

I Am A Victor Not A Victim

We live in a society where people are more interested in playing the victim card than taking personal responsibility for their lives. We live in the greatest time in human history. A smartphone puts more technology in our pockets than in the spaceship that put a man on the moon. What happened to your ancestors…

Ford Fest: Doug Ford’s Egomania Fluff Fest

“We have accomplished more in 12 short months than most governments do in their mandate.” Doug Ford Lies, lies, and more lies. Welcome to Ford Fest! The restricted access event that’s “For the People!” The annual Ford family fluff festival where Doug Ford took pictures and praised Faith Goldy last year. He took weeks to…

The Border Crisis

The Border is a contentious issue on both sides of the political aisle. However, it does not affect most Americans on a day-to-day basis. Unless you consider taking jobs to send the money back to their home country, free healthcare, free education, and creating anchor babies to stay permanently in America. They receive a work…

Think Like an Economist

“We live in strange times” Paul Krugman Occupy Wall StreetGreat RecessionObamacareHousing CrashTrump’s Tariff Wars What do these five events have in common? They are all economic events. Economics surrounds us. Economics affects our daily life. But, which parts of economics are essential? How do we separate the critical events from the noise? We live in…