Friday Links #22: Two Book Announcements

I logged onto KDP last week and noticed that Amazon had added the option to (relatively) painlessly offer existing Kindle eBooks as paperbacks. The program is still in beta stage and currently doesn’t offer the ability to receive proof copies, order wholesale (author) copies, or allow you to make the paperback available on non-Amazon websites, Read More …

App Review: Runtastic Results

Several weeks ago, back in the good ol’ pre-puppy days of my life, I posted about the Freedom app. Freedom is just one of three premium apps that have improved my life and productivity. Today I’m going to tell you about Runtastic Results, a body-weight-only fitness app. I’ve never enjoyed strength-training. Not as a kid, not Read More …

Friday Links #21 – My Puppy Partner

We interrupt our normally scheduled programming for a potty break. Please find your preferred plot of grass quickly so we may continue. After months of doling out pros and deleting cons, my wife and I decided it was time to welcome a new puppy into our home. So last Saturday we drove out to Port Orchard and promptly Read More …

Strategy Guide Q&A and a Contest

I recently sat down with sci-fi/fantasy author Michael Munz for an interview about my years authoring videogame strategy guides. I met Michael, a fellow gamer, at the PNWA conference in Seattle earlier this year and sometime between happy hour cocktails and my second third glass of table wine, I agreed to spill the beans on my little niche. Munz is the Read More …

Friday Links #20 – Freedom From Distractions

Today I’m going to tell you about one of the best purchases I’ve made in quite some time. It wasn’t expensive, nor was it something tangible that I can photograph and show you. Actually, I really wouldn’t even call it a purchase. It’s more like an investment. In myself. In eliminating distractions. It’s called the Freedom Read More …

Strategy Guide Giveaway

When not working on my novel this year, I was hard at work writing the strategy guides for DOOM, The Bioshock Collection, and a soon-to-be-released title that rhymes with Beers and Gore, More! Which, by the way, sounds like a pretty awesome game. Anyway, the time has come to hold one final video game strategy guide giveaway. I’ve got copies of Read More …