How to go to BlogWorld even if you don’t have the time or money to go to BlogWorld

You know what’s awesome? BlogWorld. You know what’s even more awesome than BlogWorld? Riding a levitating, air-breathing shark into BlogWorld. But since nobody has yet engineered a shark for me, let’s stick with plain old sharkless BlogWorld, which is still pretty cool

You may know that last year, for the Los Angeles event, I took over as MC and Big Cheese and King Daddy Bazooka in charge of their Virtual Ticket program, which … Continue Reading

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

The $100 Startup chronicles with Chris Guillebeau

NOTE: If you’re interested in Chris’s new book The $100 Startup, you can get it right now as part of the Only72 sale. Short version: For $100 total, you get the book plus over $1000 worth of the best online education products from people you know… including me. Check it out here

A while ago, Chris Guillebeau and I did a back-and-forth email interview. It was pretty cool and fit both Chris’s schedule … 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