Google Alerts

January 25, 2011

I have a Google Alert set up to notify me if someone comments on my book or perhaps posts a review. I set it up to find the keywords “Revare” and “Raw.” Thought you might want to know what stories it has returned thus far: An article about the Minnesota Twins 2011 Prospects A story […]

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Kansas City Friends! Review Raw and get a free whoopie pie from Dolce Baking Company!

January 7, 2011

Writing a review on Amazon was no big whoop… until now. When you review my book Raw on, you can get a free whoopie pie or cupcake from Dolce Baking Company. The offer is good for the first 100 people who review the book starting on January 7, 2011. Here’s how to get your […]

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Soundtrack to Raw!

December 8, 2010

I have put together a soundtrack for Raw. It’s the perfect music to listen to while reading the book. See if you can guess why each track was included.

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Is that Dr. Spaceman?

December 1, 2010

Is this Dr. Leo Spaceman from 30 Rock?

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A Cry for Help (Part 2, A New Hope)

November 10, 2010

In Part 1, we discussed the personal goal I have set to get 100 reviews of my book on Amazon. Why? I have some unsubstantiated idea that 100 reviews will convince someone to buy my book if they’re on the fence. So if you’re reading this post (thanks to intrusive cookies and privacy-trampling tracking software, […]

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Do u talk bb?

November 9, 2010

Saw this ad at the top of my inbox in Gmail. Not sure what it says, but if I ever want to talk bb, I know where to go!

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A Cry for Help (Part 1)

November 5, 2010

Look at all I do for you. I wrote a book, I read live to you while you drank cocktails, I tried to compose witty posts here and on the Facebooks… Is it too much to ask for something in return? I think not. I need everyone who has read my book to write a […]

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Live Book Reading FAQ: What to expect at one of my readings

November 3, 2010

At my first Kansas City reading at the exquisite R Bar, many of the attendees told me it was their first book reading. I think those newbies were pleasantly surprised to find out that I did not intend to read the entire book – I only read selected passages at these events. I know there […]

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The bloviator

October 25, 2010

My friend and former KMBC-TV colleague Mike Walter writes for a blog called The 24/7 Newsroom. He suggests that: local television news might benefit from an infusion of outside thinking. Instead of producers moving up the ranks and becoming the newsroom leaders, what if you could tap people outside TV, who have been successful in […]

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What a rescue dog taught me about character development

October 8, 2010

We got a dog last Sunday. Her name is Francie. She was a rescue dog from MOGS, the Missouri German Shepherd Rescue. With the exception of an unfortunate defecation incident on a deflated bounce house, she’s fitting in well with the family. She loves people. That’s a good feature in a dog. She even loves […]

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