Monthly Archives: April 2014

Minimum wage

It has been a while, but I feel a rant coming on… So, the senate today voted for cloture on a bill to raise the minimum wage. To start with, “cloture” is voting to vote on a bill. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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How I got a book deal – part the IV and part cinco and part the VI

So, I worked on not sucking, wrote my Folsom Prison Blues, and strived to be the shittiest writer I know. Then, I went radio silent on my manuscript. I let the thing rot in a drawer, and I worked on … Continue reading

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How I got a book deal, part Pi

This particular series of crap coming out of my head started with a simple comment from a friend wanting to hear about how I landed a book deal. I don’t think he really wanted a series of philosophical musings about … Continue reading

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I have a book deal…part dos

So, I have a book deal. It isn’t with a Big six publisher (are there six of them left?). It is with a well respected mediumish sized house. They gave me an advance. I won’t be retiring on it. In … Continue reading

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