Getting better: Video of cupping for the knee

This video was my first experiment with Meerkat, the new livestreaming app. Therefore, no editing and nothing fancy here. Just a quick bit about treating a bum knee and showing what cupping looks like. The circles on your skin last a couple of days but the process loosens up the fascia and other soft tissue. Exercise is the main thing to recover from knee injury most of the time. Have a look, and hear the…

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2014 resolutions: How winning is done

Fresh year. Clean slate. New attitudes. New you. How about it? I’ve been away a while. Had some health problems. Had some issues. However, I didn’t (couldn’t) wait until the New Year to start making major changes. It turns out, the key to change was deciding to. When that failed, I decided to again. That choice isn’t made once each New Year’s Eve. It has to be made each morning, each hour and each minute.…

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#VIDEO: Season One of This Plague of Days

In the first wave of the Sutr Virus, sixty percent of the earth’s population dies of influenza. In Kansas City Missouri, see the plague unfold through the eyes of a boy on the autism spectrum. The siege has begun.  In Britain, a virologist discovers the woman he trusts most in the world is one of the conspirators who unleashed the Sutr virus on the world. The plague will not stop with flu. It’s coming for…

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This Plague of Days, Episode 2: An emissary arrives

Episode 2 of the horror serial that reads like World War Z but bends your expectations of zombie horror is here. With autism and Latin phrases. Read This Plague of Days. And please, wash your hands frequently. This Plague of Days, Episode One (99 cents) This Plague of Days, Episode Two (99 cents) Episode 3 arrives in one week! Or just grab This Plague of Days, Season One for $3.99 now and get the whole sweet, grim, fun beach read at…

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Here’s how to #share on #Vine

(If you can’t hear this vine, click the unmute button in the top left of the picture.) Jay Hash is a cool guy who generously gave me and my book and a shout out last night. If you want to share a post, touch the little arrow button. The share window will give you Facebook, Twitter and embed options. Email the embed to yourself and you can use the link on a blog. Your blog…

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This Plague of Days: The mind virus is spreading. Have you caught it yet?

This Plague of Days pits an autistic boy against a rising zombie horde. As the world we know comes apart, the infected become cannibals. Take elements of The Stand and Cell, mix in World War Z and 28 Days Later with a terrorist plot and a strange boy with an obsession for Latin phrases and wham! A zombie apocalypse you’re going to love. Find out more at ThisPlagueOfDays.com. Get it week to week and episode…

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One of my many projects: Cool People

Have you checked out the Cool People Podcast yet? In Episode 9, I got in deep with Chicago lawyer and foreign policy lecturer Shermin Kruse. We talked about the Tea Party, scandals that are and are not scandals, what the media isn’t telling you and how to fix it through art, music, love and connection. No time for all that video? This interview is available as a podcast on iTunes or Stitcher or from CoolPeoplePodcast.com…

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Throttling You: And some of this isn’t very nice

Find Part 1 of this post, Amazon Throttled, on ChazzWrites.com. Skip to Part 3: Me, Full Throttle for another answer for finding readers. Time to wrestle and tell the dirty truth. What else can you do to find readers for your books and give them the best chance in the Marketplace of Awesomeness? And what sucks? Here’s my take: 1. Are blog tours really doing it for you? Are blog readers converting to book readers?…

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