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So You Want to Write a Book? Self-Publishing Versus Traditional Publishing

Feb 12, 2011 | 5 Comments

Okay, this post is not at all related to running, barefoot or otherwise. Based on the popularity of my “How to be a Blogger” post, I decided to share some more information from my experiences. In this case, my experiences with writing my book.

Specifically, I am going to explore the publishing issue.  If you are an aspiring writer, should you seek out a traditional publisher?  Or should you publish the book yourself?  Read More...

How To Get Free Shoes, Running Gear, and Blow-up “Love Companions”: A Guide To Running Blogger Nirvana

Feb 3, 2011 | 9 Comments

I have a bunch of friends that have started blogging.  A few have asked me how to break into the word of product reviewing.  A few more have asked me how to generate more traffic to their blogs.  While many resources exist, none are dedicated to runners in general or barefoot runners in particular.

These steps will assume you are interested in creating a blog that will allow you to review products or sell advertising space.  If Read More...

Writing Skillz

Nov 5, 2010 | 7 Comments

Okay, this post is going to deviate from my normal topics more so than usual.  Since many of my readers are also bloggers (or at least spend lots of time on forums and Facebook), it may be relevant.

Donald of the excellent Running and Rambling blog recently reviewed the second edition of my book.  I chuckled toward the end of the review when Donald noted the disjointed nature of the second Read More...