• Cover Reveal: Recipes for Disaster!

    Here it is: the cover to Recipes for Disaster: Eating & Living Well… if You Survive the Apocalypse! Coming in 2015, Recipes for Disaster is a cookbook parody set in post-apocalyptic New England, written by your favorite chef/ entertainer/ impossibly-well-heeled host Margaret Eggsworth. Join Margaret as she makes delicious meals from locally harvested ingredients like rats and cockroaches; […]

  • Local Author Meet and Greet in Seaford

    Today was Seaford’s Local Author Meet and Greet. Made the round and some new friends. Most authors here are self-published, and all shared their stories and their love of writing. Notably, I got to meet Dina Santorelli, author of Baby Grand, and winner of Best of Long Island 2014’s “Best Author” category.

  • Fear can keep you from writing and publishing. Conquer it.

    It’s very common for writers to fear sharing their work. Taking your extremely personal, fragile thoughts, and exposing them to the big, bad world for judgement? Who wouldn’t be afraid? But there are ways to tackle that fear – to accept its role in your life, but minimize its hold over your work. This week, I came across a free online […]

  • Tim Grahl’s ‘How to launch your book with at least 25+ Amazon reviews’

    For the past year or so, I’ve been reading and following Tim Grahl, a consultant who helps authors build their platforms and launch books. He’s also the author of Your First 1000 Copies, a tremendously helpful book on marketing your own books. And he gives away tons of great information and advice. Like the simple, straightforward […]

  • Where the Hell is Tesla? A Novel

    Where the Hell is Tesla? A Novel Play an Audiobook Sample #1 Best Selling Sci-Fi Time Travel Book on Amazon.com #8 Overall Bestseller, Audible.com Over 4,000 Five-Star Reviews on Amazon and Audible CHIP’S OFFICIAL DISCLAIMER: This is a work of fiction: the events depicted in the collection of emails did not happen. I have never been in […]

  • Animation: Lincoln vs. Washington

    Abe and George try to find something to talk about other than the Gettysburg Address. Their choice? Bacon.

  • The Artist Brief: Andy Mac

    The second in a series of brief discussions with some of today’s working artists, this time featuring NYC singer songwriter Andy Mac.