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SIX OF THE BEST… ways to support your writer friends when they publish a new book

We're now two days out from the release of my new novel, After the Apocalypse. I'm pretty excited about it. I've been working on it for six years -- well, actually, I had it done [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… self-promotion fails

If you follow me on any social media and don't live under a rock, you know that I wrote a new novelette and released it last month. Let me pause for a moment while you [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about social media (for writers)

If you're a writer, having a social media presence is pretty damn important. After all, where are your readers going to go to learn more about you, your books, what's happening, and what you're working [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… pop-up Twitter accounts

When Pope Benedict XVI was poped* in 2005, I was a member of TotalFark, the unfiltered firehose of user-submitted stories that eventually might make it to the free frontpage of Fark.com. I was watching the [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things no one tells you about self-publishing

I have a book coming out on Monday. No, this column is not just a way for me to push my book on you. I mean, if you'd like to read it, then by all [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE WORST… things about applying for jobs

It's finally happened. You're fed up with your job, and you want a change. Or maybe you were downsized and need to find work. Job hunting sucks. It's hard. It's basically a full-time job -- [...]

By |March 4th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Finding Happiness via HTTPS

As I write this post, it's March 14, 2014 -- Pi Day, and the day the Veronica Mars movie releases to the world*. I just watched video of Mark Oshiro, one of this century's greatest [...]

By |March 17th, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments