Every week the Wisconsin State Journal runs “Roughneck Grace,” a weekly column written by Mike (many of the columns will be adapted from Mike’s Tent Show Radio monologues). This week’s column, titled “Inner Peace with a Motörhead Soundtrack” can be seen online here.
I tend to write like I talk, which is closer to my boots than my brain. As such (and despite the loving care of any number of despairing editors), I tend to run afoul of grammarians now and again (sometimes two or three weeks in a row). As I am on a lifelong quest for…View post
Every now and then someone asks a question along the following lines (in this case I am quoting a fellow named Dennis): Do you make more money if I buy the new book through sneezingcow rather than a local bookstore? What about through Amazon? Does your take vary w/ where things are purchased? I ask…View post
(hardcover version here) First, a thank you to Redbery Books and the Brick House Cafe in Cable for hosting the recent Spring Book Club dinner in Cable, Wisconsin, where the group discussed Coop and Coop. I get so many kind requests to attend book group meetings, but time, geography and calendar generally prevent it. I…View post
[UPDATED in 2014] Every week I receive a number of manuscripts, books, and email attachments from authors requesting that I read the material and provide them with a review or other comments. I receive many more emails simply asking if I would be willing to read and review a manuscript if it was sent my…View post