New Sexy Self-Publishing Podcast Offers DIY Publishing Advice, Goths

So I launched a podcast.

Teeeeechnically, it’s not true that I launched a podcast; I guess it’s more accurate to say that Sean Platt, Dave Wright, and I launched a podcast. But I’m the guy with the mixer and the recorder and the knowledge of how it all works, so without me it’s just the two of them talking to their computers, not even connected via Skype, and wondering why nothing is happening. … Continue Reading

How to stop buying into bullshit

I don’t eat before 3pm. It’s a strategy called “intermittent fasting,” and I do it every day.

There are a lot of reasons for intermittent fasting (many relating to body composition and hormone normalization), but for me, as an insulin-dependent diabetic, it also results in fantastic blood sugar stability. I don’t have to figure out how what I eat will affect my blood sugar because I’m not eating. And, as a bonus, not stopping … Continue Reading

The results of my so-called book launch

You know how sometimes you read blogs and wonder if the blogger is telling the truth because everything they write makes it look as if everything goes perfectly for them all the time? Well, I hope to break through some of that perception with this post.

Here’s the story:

A little while ago, I released my novel The Bialy Pimps from the purgatory of my closet, where it had been languishing since I’d finished … Continue Reading

Why I’m being stupid enough to launch my book at $0.00

NOTE: The free promo described below has ended, so The Bialy Pimps now costs $3.99. Small price to pay for awesome, really, and people are LOVING it.

Yesterday I told you all about my novel The Bialy Pimps and how, after twelve years of indecision and resistance, I’ve finally rewritten it and published it, yada yada yada. And maybe that was interesting to you and maybe not, but what probably got your attention — … Continue Reading

Realize your foolish dreams (it’s so damn worth it)

Monday night, I uploaded the final elements required by Amazon to publish my novel, The Bialy Pimps, in the Kindle store.

Go over and check it out. I made it FREE for today and tomorrow — a decision I’ll tell you all about tomorrow — so while you’re there, be sure to download the book. (Oh, and if you’re not in the US, see the P.S. at the bottom of this post.)… Continue Reading