Recommended Stuff

To Read is to Write

Every writer must be a reader. I’m a bookworm.

Here’s an ever changing list of my favorites:

  • Skinny Legs and All – by Tom Robbins
  • Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates – by Tom Robbins
  • Jitterbug Perfume – by Tom Robbins
  • Mosquito Coast – by Paul Theroux
  • How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia – by Mohsin Hamid – Step by step, how to do it. A fine work of fiction.
  • The Things They Carried – by Tim O’Brien
  • Rabbit, Run – by John Updike
  • A Fraction of the Whole – by Steve Toltz
  • The Social Animal – by David Brooks
  • Falling Off The Map – by Pico Iyer
  • Art Of Attention – Elena Brower and Erica Jago
  • Love In The Time of Cholera – by Gabriel Garcia Marquez – This is what magical realism means.
  • Lights Out In Wonderland – by DBC Pierre – Weird and brainy, explicit and exceptional fiction.
  • The Remains Of The Day – by Kazuo Ishiguro – Sincere portrayal of manners and tradition; how they endure and become irrelevant  over time.
  • On Such a Full Sea – by Chang-Rae Lee
  • The Orphan Master’s Son – by Adam Johnson – Storytelling brilliance told in a bold North Korean narrative.
  • Howl – by Alan Ginsberg – An epic poem, love-it-or-hate-it, I love it.
  • Songs of the Doomed – by Hunter S. Thompson
  • Writing Down the Bones – by Natalie Goldberg – Writing is composting.
  • The Sellout – by Paul Beatty
  • Between The World and Me – by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Tribe – by Sebastian Junger – Eloquent proof that “we” comes before “me.”


Other Stuff I Write 

Reaching out to writers, bloggers and webmasters within my spheres of interest continues to offer me invaluable experience and notoriety as a contributor of content and creative writing.

Click around to read my other work around the web:

Digital Marketing & Business 

The Anatomy of a Business – What Kind of Bonehead Are You?

Content Creation vs. Content Curation 

Working From Home – Overcoming Challenges and Optimizing Benefits

Building Relationships With Your Leads

Optimizing Content for a Worldwide Audience

Launching Your Brand Globally 

Client Retention – Going From Expendable to Essential 

The Language of Logistics

Introducing Your SEO Team to the Party

What is Translation?

Social Media for Businesses – Popularity Management

The Fundamentals of Freelancing

Hospitality & Travel

7 Essential Hotel Web Design Tips 

How To Design and Develop Your Next Hotel Website 

How To Leverage the History of Your Hotel Brand

How To Organize a Company Retreat 

Hospitality Leadership – It’s Not Just Customer Service

Hospitality, Brands, Customers and Logistics

Exotically Domestic – The California Coast as a Foreigner

How To Save Money on Cocktails While Traveling 

Planning Multi-generational Travel

Last Minute Summer Road Trip Ideas 

Get In Shape Getaways


Destination Wedding Down Under

Destination Fairy Tale Wedding

10 Perfect Places to Get Engaged 

Destination Wedding in Phoenix

Amazing Beach Wedding Advice 


Guys, This Is How You Can Golf With Your Girlfriend and Maintain Your Sanity

The Language of Yoga 

Ending Range Anxiety – Electric Vehicles For Driving Range 

10 Habits of Highly Optimistic People

Should Children Practice Yoga?

Reach Out and You Won’t Miss a Thing – On The Fear of Missing Out 

On Kindness and Attitude

Adventure Club

Notable & Quotable

Online Reputation Management Mistakes To Avoid

Best Practices for Content Creation 

Customer Analytics Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Common Fears

How To Move Out of Your Parents’ Basement



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