The other night I watched the new Netflix movie The Irishman. Actually, I should say, the other night I watched half of the The Irishman, and then the next night I watched the second half. If you hadn’t heard, this movie is long! 209 minutes long! (“It is what it is.”) I wish I could … Continue reading Movie Review: The Irishman
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
Solution for overcrowding on Everest
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? My daughter asked our family this question during Christmas break. She had obviously already thought this through as she was able to eloquently answer her own question. My wife, always the pragmatic one, laughed, and in Cantonese opined (and I’m paraphrasing), “Making New Year’s resolutions is useless. Don’t … Continue reading New Day Resolutions
I had lunch with an old friend of mine, who bought the eBook version of “Suicide By Everest” and gave me a list of spelling errors and grammar issues that he had found. (Thanks Troy W.!). I’ve since gone into the KDP author portal and updated the novel. Although I hope that I’ve now caught … Continue reading And Bad Mistakes. I’ve Made a Few.
I just started this list (11/20/2018) so I’m sure it will be edited and added to over the years. What are your favorites? What am I missing? The Hobbit & The Lord of The Rings Trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer Suicide By Everest by Scott J. Thurman A Secret History by … Continue reading Top 25 Favorite/Influential Books of All Time
Now that I’ve published my book, and I’m in the sales and marketing phase, I find myself constantly having to look up all of the different ways a reader can find my book, or contact me. So I’m creating this page to gather all the places I exist on the Internet. Primary Author Website: https://scottthurman.com … Continue reading My Contact Information
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I have been a Twitter user for years, and have used a number of different handles that have died from disuse. Facebook had always been my go-to social networking platform, and Twitter was an afterthought. In August of this year, I decided that I needed a separate handle for my writing and to promote my … Continue reading My Twitter Journey