Tag: ‘chocolate and vicodin’
October 6, 2012 at 8:12 am
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 [...]
July 19, 2012 at 1:11 pm
The good folks at Migraine.com have posted a tasty little excerpt of my last book, CHOCOLATE & VICODIN, on their site. Read more here.
May 27, 2011 at 11:25 am
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 [...]