Suicide is no joke and it’s never been my intention to cause additional pain to anyone who may have lost someone to suicide, or who may have thoughts of suicide. If you need help, there are people and organizations trained to do so. Here is the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).Having … Continue reading #SuicideBy (fill in the blank)
I’m not sure if you’ve been following the stories coming out of Hong Kong, but I can’t help but think that Happy Ho, is pulling the strings over there. As you may have heard, many of Hong Kong’s citizens are taking to the streets to protest against China’s growing influence, and the perception that they … Continue reading The 14K Triad Strikes Again!
An open letter/email/blog to my long, lost, (nearly) identical twin sister. Dear Ms. Uma Thurman, I know this information may come as a shock to you, and I would rather tell you this in person, but I don’t know how to reach you. I thought I would share this information with the 3 people that … Continue reading Uma! What up?
I’ve learned many things in the few months since I began marketing my self-published debut novel, Suicide By Everest. There are so many marketing platforms for an author to promote their books, that you simply won’t have the time to sign-up, manage and stay current with all of them. I’ve decided to focus the next … Continue reading Goodreads: Listopia
John Irving. Love (most of of his novels) Irving! The Suicide By Everest Book Club executive committee met on Sunday, June 30th and determined that Avenue of Mysteries will be the first book that we will read and discuss as a group. If you are interested in following along and/or contributing to the discussion, feel … Continue reading July 2019: Club Read – Avenue of Mysteries
Does anybody know how to get in touch with (this cat) Mr. Quentin Tarantino (respect)? I’m thinking Suicide By Everest should be his next film! After “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” of course, but, you know, once he’s done with that. I realize it’s a long shot, but maybe I know somebody, who knows … Continue reading Director’s Choice: Quentin Tarantino
Solution for overcrowding on Everest
According to the quote on the cover of my paperback edition of Into Thin Air, The Wall Street Journal says that Into Thin Air, “Ranks among the great adventure books of all time.” With all due respect to TWSJ, it is “THE greatest adventure book of all time!” Although I’ve never climbed Everest, and probably … Continue reading Book Review – Into Thin Air
Salt Lake City, Utah (Roiders News Agency) – Makebelieve Studios has announced that they have signed Chris Pratt to star in their upcoming blockbuster, “Suicide By Everest”. The movie is based on the novel of the same name, and written by Scott J. Thurman. The movie is scheduled for release on February 29th, 2021. The … Continue reading Fake News – Chris Pratt to play Brigham Young VIII
Read the first chapter of Suicide By Everest. If you’re not interested after reading this excerpt, you probably won’t enjoy the rest of the book. –ed