Tag Archives: A Hole in the Ground

My appropriation apology

In 2016, I published a novel entitled A Hole in the Ground. In this novel, I referred to a First Nations people, the Muskawatipaq, as well as their ancestral territory, Petawodimocto. These references were entirely fictional, created for the purposes … Continue reading

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The furious incident of the stupid dog in the night time

The stupid dog goes to the door around 5:30 a.m., maybe earlier. Dogs can’t tell time. Every night when I come up to bed, Deb reminds me, “Did you let The Beast out?” If I haven’t, I do, even though … Continue reading

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Adventures in Self-Publishing: Zen and the Art of Bookkeeping

An occasional and mostly self-serving record of self-publishing my debut novel, A Hole in the Ground, with possible tips (or warnings) for others thinking of doing the same.  My dad spent the bulk of his career as a bookkeeper for … Continue reading

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Adventures in Self-Publishing: Promotion, or No One Cares About Your Damn Book!

An occasional and mostly self-serving record of self-publishing my debut novel, A Hole in the Ground, with possible tips (or warnings) for others thinking of doing the same.  The good news is that it’s never been easier to self-publish. The … Continue reading

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Adventures in Self-Publishing: The Shipping News

An occasional and mostly self-serving record of self-publishing my debut novel, A Hole in the Ground, with possible tips (or warnings) for others thinking of doing the same. * It was a bit of a struggle to get my books … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing Adventure: Storage

An occasional and mostly self-serving record of self-publishing my debut novel, A Hole in the Ground, with possible tips (or warnings) for others thinking of doing the same. Three hundred books takes up a lot more space than you’d think. … Continue reading

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A Kind Voice? Me?

This evening, between 7 and 8 p.m. EST, I’ll be talking A Hole in the Ground and writing and who knows what else at A Kind Voice on Books. The mission of A Kind Voice is “to make our world … Continue reading

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