From idea to publication on Kindle in 29 days

I just published a new horror/humor book called Fat Vampire. It’s about a man who gets turned into a vampire and finds himself in a society filled with “perfect vampires” and has to fight for his life (undead life?) through prejudices that label him unfit to be what he has become. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. […]

Everything is simple. Nothing is easy.

I was having a discussion with a friend of mine the other day when he mentioned that motivation and inspiration are pretty much just a lot of bullshit. Now, as the guy who wrote the no-bullshit (and free) manifesto¬†How To Be Legendary and launched the amazing Everyday Legendary community — this troubled me me. After […]

What’s your purpose? (No. Really. Think about it.)

There is no escaping reason; no denying purpose. Because as we both know, without purpose, we would not exist. – Agent Smith, The Matrix I haven’t been writing much lately. That’s because I’ve been writing. See, I feel a little guilty about not posting often enough on my blog. I’ve gotten a few emails, basically […]

Do awesome stuff, not dumb shit (and a free audiobook!)

I just did something cool. I released an audiobook today. For free. Now, before I explain what that means, why I did it, and why you should care (and the reason isn’t “because I’m so cool”) head over and pick up the free audiobook of my novel The Bialy Pimps¬†if you’re AT ALL interested in […]

How to live forever

My grandfather died just recently. It’s okay, really. He was 94 years old. He’d been relatively mobile all of his life, very mobile for all but the last handful of years, chopped wood with an axe into his seventies, kept his mind, and kept his hair. He and my grandmother lived in their own house, […]