This is one of those “I don’t blog enough” blog posts.  How blase.  I’m, like, so over this. What’s there to say?  I’ve been writing.  Or to phrase that differently, […]

Free Promotion Results

So here’s the skinny on yesterday’s free promotion.  I’ll start with the cold hard numbers, and then I’ll break it down and give the blow-by-blow, and my final impressions on […]


November is here!  And that means with it comes a flurry of Starbucks-drinkin, iPhone typin, turtleneck-sweater-wearin yuppies, moaning about their wordcounts and flabby second acts. I’m talking of course about […]

Watching My Mouth

So an interesting dilemma has come to my attention recently: apparently I curse like a sailor.

Everybody knows this guy. He wrinkles his nose when Facebook comes up in conversation.  He makes a point of telling you first, that he hates Facebook, and second, that he […]

The Book is Out!

What a journey it’s been.  In a previous post I said I felt uniquely entitled to use the cliché that writing a novel is like climbing a mountain.  Well, if […]

Climbing a Mountain

Here’s a simile I think is far too common, and for that has lost some of its meaning: “Such and such is like climbing a mountain.”