How to Have a Successful Debut Book Launch and Signing

This is going to be a quick post because after having my first book launch this past weekend, I think I figured out the secret to having a good one and selling a lot of books.  Don’t have your book launch at a bookstore. Sure this seems counterintuitive, but have you ever walked into a book store and saw an author doing a book signing? … Continue reading How to Have a Successful Debut Book Launch and Signing

Guest Author Interview 

I was recently interviewed on Blackwood Magazine’s blog. Check it out here: Guest Author: Nic Schuck Hey, all my writing and reading peeps! How are we doing today? I’m just gonna pretend you said “great,” then I’m gonna say how happy I am to hear that, and then I’m gonna introduce our guest for today. Please join me in welcoming Mr. Nic Schuck, whose first novel was … Continue reading Guest Author Interview 

09/15/16 – The Day I Became a Published Author

After months of sitting on Amazon’s Hot New Releases in the Surfing and Costa Rica categories, today is the official release date of Native Moments. All three versions are now avaialble on Amazon: Paperback, Kindle and Audio.  If you subscribe to this blog using your email address, you’ll be entered to win a free audio version of Native Moments.  Also, in a few days I’ll … Continue reading 09/15/16 – The Day I Became a Published Author

First Amazon Reviews In and Books Are Being Shipped

What a great week it’s been. The preorders of Native Moments started getting shipped almost a month early and the first three Amazon reviews have been posted.  The first picture someone tagged me in on Facebook was a good friend living in Kenosha, WI and he was holding a copy of my book. It came as a surprise, and then more pictures started popping up. … Continue reading First Amazon Reviews In and Books Are Being Shipped

Costa Rica – Twenty Years Later

Just bought tickets to visit Costa Rica in January. Almost twenty years later…Seventeen to be exact, but what’s three year? Yes, that is still a long time from now, but I’m older now and I plan ahead. I’ve got a business to run even while I’m out of the country. Much different than when I was twenty and a buddy of mine mentioned that Costa Rica … Continue reading Costa Rica – Twenty Years Later

Native Moments – Kindle Version 

In one month Native Moments will be released. Having made that switch from writer to salesman is strange, but if I want to continue to play the role of the writer, books have to sell. And with hundreds of thousands of books coming out every year, there is no other way to get noticed but through shameless self-promotion. With that being said, Native Moments is now … Continue reading Native Moments – Kindle Version 

5 Days Left!!!

Only five days left to enter the goodreads giveaway. You will be entered to win a free autographed copy of Native Moments.  Enter here.  Also, still looking for reviewers. Read it before it becomes available. I’ll send you a PDF file in exchange for an honest review on Amazon or Goodreads or both. Just email me at and I’ll get back to you.  Native … Continue reading 5 Days Left!!!