Indie Bookstores Are Like Cheers Minus the Beer


Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, and two days before Cyber Monday, is a relatively new national campaign to drive business to stores once known as Mom & Pop Shops. While we think of Black Friday as the day to shop department store deals and Cyber Monday as a day to shop online … Continue reading Indie Bookstores Are Like Cheers Minus the Beer

Shop Indie Bookstores on Small Business Saturday!


  Hey Shoppers!  Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday and to support indie bookstores, I will be working as an honorary bookseller at two local bookstores! I can point you in the direction of some of my favorite reads. I would mention them here, but now you’re probably burning with curiosity and so you’ll just have … Continue reading Shop Indie Bookstores on Small Business Saturday!

What If We Don’t Get Lost Anymore?


  Today, I read an article¬†about a new app that can be used at the Natural History Museum in New York City. Among other things, while in the museum, this app helps to find the¬†closest bathroom or the most direct route to the T-rex, the whale or anything you’re looking for.   The Natural History … Continue reading What If We Don’t Get Lost Anymore?

Evolution of Libraries: What That Means for Self-Published Books


  I had the pleasure, recently, to be the guest speaker at the annual reception of LUCC: Libraries of Union County Consortium, to share my story as a self-published author. It was an eye-opening evening as I listened in on discussions about the state of libraries, what they mean to the community in which they … Continue reading Evolution of Libraries: What That Means for Self-Published Books