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cool books entry #1 (tribal writer video blog)

Please forgive the stupid hair flip at the beginning of this video — it was accidental — but this is the first in a series of vlog entries about books I love, am loving, or expect to love, or just happen to think are kind of cool. Amazon links to the books I mention, so…

Nov 1, 2009 · 13 Comments / ADD YOURS

FAILURE IS GOOD FOR YOU: how practice novels helped me get published

Fear of failure is a bitch. It’s like the bitch god or bitch goddess – depending on your preferred visualization – holding sway over so many of us. We learn young – especially in this culture – that people can be either winners or losers, and to be a loser – to Fail – is…

Oct 25, 2009 · 26 Comments / ADD YOURS

TRUST ME: Review of “TRUST AGENTS: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation & Gain Trust”

In my ongoing quest to learn about social media and how it applies to my life as a writer, I’ve attempted to review one of my favorite books on the topic. Would appreciate your thoughts & comments. TRUST AGENTS (by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith) fascinated me from the beginning, not just for the subject…

Oct 18, 2009 · 4 Comments / ADD YOURS

a little wisdom from David Foster Wallace

(thank you Marta Zieba) “As if how we construct meaning were not actually a matter of personal, intentional choice, of conscious decision. Plus, there’s the matter of arrogance… There is no such thing as not worshipping. Everybody worships. The only choice we get is WHAT to worship… If you worship money and things– if they…

Sep 13, 2009 · 0 Comments / ADD YOURS

Zombies: Encounters With The Hungry Dead

A reader had asked about the title of the forthcoming zombie anthology that includes a story of mine called “Best Served Cold”*. The editor of the antho, John Skipp, took it upon his gracious self to answer the question in full, so I’ll just reprint him here: The book’s called ZOMBIES: ENCOUNTERS WITH THE HUNGRY…

Sep 3, 2009 · 0 Comments / ADD YOURS
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