Unfriendly Skies Part 2

After my plans of arriving home after a long business trip were thwarted by the first-class passengers not getting their catering, I wrote a letter to United Airlines voicing my displeasure. The only thing I wanted was an answer to this question: “Is it policy to hold up the flight for the convenience of the … Continue reading Unfriendly Skies Part 2

Readers Choice Awards 2017

Ok, it's by a publishing company that very few people have heard of. It's still a thing. Follow this link and check out some of the really cool books in this contest. If you scroll all the way to tab 15, click on my book "The Next". A mercy vote or two is all I'm shooting … Continue reading Readers Choice Awards 2017

Fly The Unfriendly Skies

A couple of weeks ago my flight from Boston to Chicago was held up for over 50 minutes. We were on the plane still at the gate for that time. Sitting, waiting, watching the time. Many passengers in the back had connecting flights to make. I had one too. A 45-minute layover in Chicago, then … Continue reading Fly The Unfriendly Skies

Audible Response in the Houston Area

My colleagues at Audible, ACX, and I watched the terrible news about Hurricane Harvey with the same sense of "What can we do to help?" that so many others had. We've noted publishers making books available to schools, libraries and shelters in the area and applaud their efforts. We wanted you to know that we've … Continue reading Audible Response in the Houston Area

Giving Back to the Community

I recently donated a copy of my book The Next to my local public library. It is an awesome library in my opinion. This is the very nice letter they wrote me. Dear Mike, On behalf of myself, the board of trustees and the staff of the Daniel Boone Regional Library, I would like to … Continue reading Giving Back to the Community