Come Find Us at San Diego Comic-Con 2015!

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We’re headed to San Diego this weekend to bring you some awesome signed books.

Co-author best friend and I will be chilling out Thursday at the Mysterious Galaxy Booth, No. 1119. Come by at 3 p.m. for a signed copy of “The Space Hero’s Guide to Glory” or “So You Created a Wormhole” and a cool sticker.

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Brand-Building Sucks — Just Talk to People

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Friend and colleague Phil R. Owen sold a column to gaming site Kotaku earlier this week, and was I was talking to him about the project, he said that advice I had given him had helped in the sale. Namely, that advice was that he should write articles and sell them, rather than rely on pitches of abstract ideas. I’m taking that as an endorsement of the list of tips I posted a while back, which you can find here.

Meanwhile, Phil’s story seems to have really touched a nerve, because the Kotaku story (here) got a fair amount of attention and a lot of positive response from readers.

Phil called me to tell me how excited he was about the story’s success, as he’s lately been trying the route of straight freelance rather than working for a specific games outlet. Getting published on Kotaku, especially with the article he sold (it discusses issues of mental health, namely depression), is a big win in that regard, and he seems to be getting his feet under him, which is great.

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Hey, did you guys know I was on TV?

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Co-writer best friend Nick Hurwitch and I have been doing quite a bit of book promotion since April when So You Created a Wormhole first hit shelves. A lot of that has concerned interviews, a few signings, and a lot of social media.

Oh, and we were on TV that one time.

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