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Murder in Ocean Hall
Don’t Mess Up My Block
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I’ve cut the price on my novel Murder in Ocean Hall to just 99 cents on Kindle! This murder-mystery is set in DC, but in the real city beyond the monuments. It makes a perfect gift for anyone who wants … Continue reading
Lauree Ostrofsky had a brain tumor. Twenty-nine years old and it seemed like her life was over before it had really begun. This brush with mortality was a clarifying moment. She didn’t want a brain tumor – she wanted to … Continue reading
Joe Konrath had a really important post on how to sell ebooks. This successful indie author made the point (among many other great ones) that it was important to experiment. In his words: There isn’t a single thing I’m saying … Continue reading
My novel Don’t Mess Up My Block has its first Amazon review! And it’s a good one: As someone who spent many years dealing with consultants, federal contractors, and federal employees …. this book rings all too true. The people, … Continue reading
Beyond the pomp and ceremony of the Presidential Inauguration, there’s a whole other city, a real city, where people work and live in a world far removed from the ideals and monuments of the Washington you see on TV. It’s … Continue reading
The more interesting the work, the less it pays – that’s the rule I uncovered in 2012. It’s the reason why technical writers are paid well (you want to write a help guide for Sharepoint?) while film reviewers are paid … Continue reading
Get my funny satire Don’t Mess Up My Block for free today and tomorrow on Kindle! This novel takes aim at self-help experts, social media gurus, business consultants and other American charlatans. I wrote the book as a parody of … Continue reading
So, what did I read in 2012 that was any good? I started the year with What It Was by George Pelecanos. It was the first book by this DC writer that I’ve ever read. And it was also the … Continue reading