Archive for October, 2010

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October 26, 2010, Leave a Comment

When I was a kid, I was a sucker for toys that came in really big boxes. It didn’t matter if it was Lego or a board game—if it came in a big box, I imagined the contents to be better, more engaging, more overwhelmingly fun. This belief drove my mom crazy. I remember very clearly standing in an aisle …

The Times They Are A’ Changing: Two New Services for E-Book Pioneers (Also, My Mom Buys a Kindle)

October 20, 2010, Leave a Comment

Every now and then I find myself having nice fuzzy (OK, delusional) thoughts about how, no matter how much I read about e-books and the digital revolu ...

Social Media Goes Mobile

October 19, 2010, Leave a Comment

This morning on the Starbucks patio, I dunk a pumpkin scone into my coffee. My neighborhood street is alive with business; we’re working underneath ...

How to Find Your Book’s Evil Twin

October 12, 2010, Leave a Comment

In my last post, I talked about the humbling experience of coming up with a Brilliant Idea for a book about nature and mental health, only to discover ...