So what’s this here blog gonna be about? Probably writing. And journalism. And the business side of being a marginally celebrated hack. And shameless promotion of my novel Dead Spot, available on Amazon. There’ll be stuff here about my friends in showbiz and the arts, too, because I resemble that remark.
Fine Verbiage for Two Millennia
Whaddya mean, who the heck am I? Well, for decades I wrote columns and features for medical, sports, and business magazines and websites, and a ton of investigative and entertainment reportage — for Spy, the Village Voice, Medical Imaging, AuntMinnie.com (a big-time radiology news site), Harvard Business School, WomensBiz.US, New England Home, Allure, Bicycle Guide, Film Threat, and too many more.
So, why a blog? Mainly because everyone says it’s the best way to promote … um, anything. Anyway, I definitely prefer web writing to print, especially when readers whine about my literary endeavors. In the pre-internet days, editors would snailmail their concerns to me regarding reader rants about my stuff, and I’d ignore them. It was a good system. But I see I can delete blog comments here if they’re stupid, so that’s a plus.
But what if the only readers my blog attracts are stalkers and spambots and relatives I was avoiding? Will they buy my book?
BTW, it’s awesome — a mystery with motorcycles, music, beer, and a kinky love story. (Dead Spot is available on Amazon.)
So this is my latest desperate ploy for exposure. But enough about me. Buy Dead Spot, available now on Amazon. Hey, I’m just trying to drum up some interest here. And maybe make people laugh. And think a little.
Yep, this is my blog, dogs. Welcome!
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