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The “Let It Slide” Collection

November 12, 2013


Every year, as Catholic school students, we were sent out into the neighborhood on fundraising expeditions, wearing our uniforms and carrying cardboard suitcases filled with overpriced chocolate bars. It was my first sales job, and I was terrible at it. I’m pretty sure my Aunt Josephine bought the entire box every time, not because the […]

Who Knew?

November 25, 2011


At the urging of a few fellow bloggers, I’ve put together and published a book of about fifty posts from the past eighteen months. I was going to say that I did it “by popular demand,” but that’s a weird expression that always makes me think of mobs of people in the streets waving torches […]

Choosing to Self-Publish

May 14, 2010


The stereotype persists that self-published authors are second-rate, and that they wouldn’t make it on the traditional route. The fact is, many of us have spent months or years producing what we believe is good work, and we aren’t willing to let an overwhelmed, underpaid reader decide if our books are going to make it […]