Author Archives: ben

Meet Carl, the Gadgetman of New Hope

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About the book: The post-apocalyptic world isn’t that bad. Sure, there are mutants. But, for the people of New Hope, daily life isn’t so much a struggle of finding food or medicine as it is trying to find a new shortstop for their kickball team. This makes it difficult for a post-apocalyptic warrior to find work. Thankfully, an army full ... Read More »

Meet Roy, Mayoral Candidate of New Hope

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  About the book: The post-apocalyptic world isn’t that bad. Sure, there are mutants. But, for the people of New Hope, daily life isn’t so much a struggle of finding food or medicine as it is trying to find a new shortstop for their kickball team. This makes it difficult for a post-apocalyptic warrior to find work. Thankfully, an army ... Read More »

Meet the Evil Overlord of the Apocalypse

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About the book: The post-apocalyptic world isn’t that bad. Sure, there are mutants. But, for the people of New Hope, daily life isn’t so much a struggle of finding food or medicine as it is trying to find a new shortstop for their kickball team. This makes it difficult for a post-apocalyptic warrior to find work. Thankfully, an army full ... Read More »

That Part Where

There are still a few spots left in the launch of our new book promo site That Part Where which will feature The Greatest Scenes from the Latest Books. The idea behind the site is to feature a scene from your book that makes it awesome. These are the scenes that make readers love a book. No one ever leaves ... Read More »

The Top 3 Reasons People Buy Books

I’ve been doing a lot of research lately and one thing I’ve found to be consistent is why people buy books. 1. The biggest reason, by far, that people buy a book is because everyone else is buying that book. Remember that every time we try to claim people are individuals. They buy because everyone is talking about it. Maybe ... Read More »

Dumb White Husbands vs Zombies: Friday

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The penultimate installment of DWH vs Zombies is now available. I’m digging in to The Weekend now and hope to have the story told in the next two weeks. I hope you’re enjoying the story so far. I’ve really enjoyed telling this one. You can get it here: http://amzn.to/19WFNmk Thanks for reading, ben Read More »

USING MY WORDS: THE AUTHOR WISH LIST

Authors, what do you wish? For me, being an author is a wish come true. I get to spend most of my time playing make believe. Well, not most of my time. Some of my time. A little of my time. The truth is I end up spending more time being an author and less time writing. It seems selfish ... Read More »

I NEED TO MAKE AMENDS

I spent a lot of years in the advertising industry. In that time I’ve tried to convince you to order weird new kinds of pizza, drink more soda, drink more beer and booze (like you needed the encouragement) eat more chips and pick up a Slurpee. I’ve written radio for casinos, TV for nooks and crannies, and created a whole ... Read More »

Here’s the Deal

I’m starting to play around on Facebook a lot more and I can never get enough attention. So, if you like my Facebook page I’ll give you a free copy of Dumb White Husband’s vs Zombies: Monday for your Kindle or Kindle app. Just like my page here and then send me a message on Facebook. Include the email address ... Read More »

Market Like a Punk – Revisited

I wrote this post early last year or late 2010. I can’t really remember. I’m re-posting it here now because I need it as a reminder. It’s too easy to get caught up in the numbers day by day and start to get discouraged. I’ve slipped on a few of these even though I still believe it is the best ... Read More »