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Social Networking Filter on High

Earlier today I tweeted something about SUICIDE and within seconds I regretted it and deleted it.  It was fairly mundane, but I could see where somebody who had lost a loved one or struggled with suicidal thoughts, might take offense.   So, to be on the safe side I deleted it.  It got me thinking about all … Continue reading Social Networking Filter on High

Religious Undertones

As I enter the marketing phase of authorpreneurship, one of the concepts I struggle with is how to communicate that Mormonism is an influence on the book’s protagonist (Brig), but it is not a religious book by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, I also worry about the opposite… that friends/family will be displeased … Continue reading Religious Undertones

The Laughing Buddha

One of my favorite characters in my book is nicknamed The Laughing Buddha (aka Danny Wong Wai Man).  The Laughing Buddha is a beloved Buddhist deity that is associated with laughter, happiness, and good fortune. To the left, is a picture that my wife painted. In Suicide by Everest, Buddha plays a pivotal role.  He … Continue reading The Laughing Buddha

Creating a Community

I am now slowly beginning to unveil Suicide by Everest and develop a community of people interested in my writing.  So far that’s a very small, but fiercely loyal group. 🙂  I am moving from the writing phase of being an authorpreneur and moving to the marketing phase, which I also really enjoy. Some of … Continue reading Creating a Community

Suicide By Everest – Book Description

“An INCREDIBLE read. Gripping storytelling with an unassuming plot. Could not put this beauty down.” — Andrew W. Suicide By Everest: https://amzn.to/2SqKUUQ Brigham Young VIII wants to kill himself. Brigham “Brig” Young VIII wants to kill himself in a way that will embarrass and publicly shame his self-righteous father. Brig is a high-functioning opiate addict that unwittingly … Continue reading Suicide By Everest – Book Description