From Blog to Book Deal: How 6 Authors Did It

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 2:56 pm

Ever since roughly 2005, publishers have been looking toward the Internet in order to find new fodder for the printed page, and this year, those literary folk found themselves flush with talent. Everything from Tweets to Twinkies served as inspiration for books, bridging the digital divide to bring your computer screen to your coffee table. So how did they do it? How did these weekend website warriors snag book deals? Mashable (Mashable) talked to a slew of this year’s top bloggers-cum-authors to find out.

INTERVIEW with Walker Lamond


Blogs to Bestsellers

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 2:47 pm

A reader poll on The Huffington Post ranks Rules for My Unborn Son as the Best Blog to Book of 2009. It is an honor just to be nominated.

You can read the ARTICLE here


WINNER! Best of 2009

Posted on December 30, 2009 at 2:40 pm

1001 Rules for My Unborn Son was chosen by All My Faves as one of the Best Blogs of 2009. It was a good year.


Upcoming Book Signings!

Posted on December 2, 2009 at 10:58 pm

I will be at the following locations signing copies of my book Rules for My Unborn Son. Come by for a book and some Holiday cheer. And if you have a favorite shop in your hometown, let me know and I’d be happy to make a house call!

December 2
Sassanova
Bethesda, MD
6pm

December 13
Lost Boys
Washington DC
6pm

December 16
Proper Topper
Washington DC
6pm

December 19
New Dominion Bookshop
Charlottesville VA
3:30pm


Book Signing at Sid Mashburn in Atlanta

Posted on September 24, 2009 at 3:12 pm

I am pleased to announce that I will be signing copies of Rules for My Unborn Son in Atlanta, GA on November 5th. The event will take place at one of the world’s great men’s shops SID MASHBURN.

Books will be available for purchase, and there will plenty of beer and wine, so stick around for the party. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Atlanta.


Book Signing at Borders in DC on Oct. 28

Posted on September 16, 2009 at 6:51 pm

I am happy to be signing copies of Rules at Borders Books in Washington, DC on October 28th. They want me to read, but maybe we’ll just talk. Bring your rule suggestions!

More info: Borders Books