3
Nov

Are Goodreads Giveaways Worth It?

The last time I did a Goodreads Giveaway, I generated interest from hundreds of people, got several reviews (some actually good) and some lasting interest in the book. Fast forward almost four years and things have changed. I was shocked to find that the now Amazon subsidiary requires a fee of $199 or $599 for […]

3
Oct

Raise a Paleo Family!

I’m excited to announce the release of my latest project: Paleo Family: Raising Natural Kids in an Unnatural World, co-authored by my co-everything Gina Morse, RN MSN. This has been a long and grueling process, but it’s a labor of love and have enjoyed it all. Please let me know what you think and spread […]

6
Jan

Optiothonis

a sudden change on a computer device immediately before a user taps or clicks, causing the user to click on an unintended link and producing a momentary hatred of all technology.

7
Aug

Race is Fake

  There is a long, dubious history of people separating humanity into groups based on appearance but it has consistently been arbitrary and illogical. Mostly racial groups are based on phenotypic characteristics (skin, hair, and eye color and head size and shape). The application of this simple classification is pretty obvious, especially when mapped out […]

What Do You Do When Someone Steals Your Book Idea?

My editor sent me a link to this book: The Inconceivable Life of Quinn Quinn Cutler, the 16-year-old daughter of a writer running for U.S. Congress, is shocked to learn that she’s pregnant: she’s never had sex, at least not as far as she can remember. As word gets out that she’s both pregnant and […]

12
Jan

A Transplant’s Guide to Louisiana King Cake

Each year, while the rest of the country goes into a post-Christmas frozen-ass depression, Louisiana is partying. From the Epiphany to Lent, it’s Mardi Gras season, complete with parades, really tacky purple, yellow, and gold decorations, and—the best part—delicious king cake! I’ve often said that it took me over 30 years to move to New […]