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Thanks for the royalties

Twice a year my publisher sends me a royalty check. It’s always exciting, like getting a scratch-off lottery ticket that’s guaranteed to win. You just don’t know how much is waiting for you. It can vary by thousands of dollars from statement to statement, so I have no idea how much I’m going to get each time. I’m just glad I’ve been able to eek out a bit of a living from my writing and I never cease to be amazed by it. As a freelancer, I consider these checks to be like my Christmas bonus.

I am really grateful that my book Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir continues to sell even four and a half years after its initial publication. I watch what I spend my money on rather carefully, so it’s humbling to know someone (or multiple someones) decided my writing was worth their cash. If you’ve ever bought a copy of the book, thank you! I truly appreciate it. It does directly affect me and my ability to do things like fly home for […]

Get a taste of CHOCOLATE & VICODIN on

The good folks at have posted a tasty little excerpt of my last book, CHOCOLATE & VICODIN, on their site. Read more here.

Odds and ends and pimp my friends

My Spread the Word, Win a Prize (Maybe) contest comes to an end as of Wednesday, June 1. If you liked my book Chocolate & Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn’t Go Away you still have time to tweet it, blog it, email it, and stuff it down all your social media pipelines via the contest page for a chance to win an iPod Shuffle or a gift card to Amazon or iTunes.

Now that I’ve pimped that we can continue to my unabashed pimping of my friends’ projects…

One of my web design clients, Sara, is looking for volunteers and/or donations for the Fresh Air Fund this summer. The program matches host families in the American northeast with inner-city kids to give them a summer experience in the country or suburbs. I know kids tend to be more inactive in neighborhoods where there isn’t a place for them to play or it isn’t safe to do so. This experience sounds like great fun for them! (Of course, this is coming from […]

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Chocolate & Vicodin: My Quest for Relief from the Headache that Wouldn't Go Away Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir

Jennette Fulda tells stories to the Internet about her life as a smartass, writer, chronic headache sufferer, (former?) weight-loss inspiration, and overall nice person (who is silently judging you). She was formerly known as PastaQueen. You can contact her if you promise to be nice.

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for keyboards ruined by coffee spit-takes or forehead wrinkles caused by deep thought.


The Oregon Trail Generation: Life Before and After Mainstream Tech - Social Media Week
Sums up what it's like to be in between Gen X and the Millenials.

Charged in the death of Eric Harris, Deputy Bob Bates gets permission to go to the Bahamas
I was hoping this was an Onion article, but unfortunately it appears to be real.

Google Now Lets You Download Your Entire Search History - NBC
Sort of disturbed to know they've been saving my search queries at all.



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