Support Jumpstreet – 10004422

The above number is NOT the anti-Christ in hexadecimal, nor is it this week’s winner lottery number. Just what it it? It’s the number you should give to the person at the register of your local Barnes & Noble on Saturday, October 24th, 2009. By giving them that number, a portion of the proceeds goes to support Jumpstreet. [...]


Author Mike made a brief appearance (time-wise, not undergarments-wise) at the Jumpstreet Spectrum Awards Breakfast to invite everyone to the Big Read Keynote on November 21st, 2009 at 2:00 PM at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore on 3rd Street in Harrisburg, PA. The Spectrum Awards are Jumpstreet’s way of recognizing community and business leaders for their amazing and [...]

Letting Go

There’s a moment at the begining of the publishing process I call, ‘Letting go.’ This is that terror-filled second where your mouse-clicking finger hovers over that left mouse button, as the onscreen arrow jabs the word “Send.” This is the point where you commit your manuscript – your passion – your characters – your strengths [...]

Digital Drops & Analog Shops

The news is chocked full of eReader news these days. Amazon’s dropped the Kindle’s price a whopping $100 from when it was first introduced. Sony’s been ahead of the game with significant price drops on hardware AND on eBook prices. Add to this fracas, brick & mortar giant Barnes & Noble, who promises to announce [...]