On Christmas Eve, my father had brain surgery, a quick procedure to drain a subdural hematoma. Instead, we started 2018 wondering whether my father would be with us much longer. Twelve hours after the hospital released Dad, he was back in the emergency room with stroke-like symptoms. The hospital helicoptered him to a superior stroke […]


Amazon has done a lot to make author dreams come true. Until Amazon, rejected manuscripts moldered in drawers, unloved and never-read. They gave authors the power to share stories with the masses. So what has Amazon changed? In November 2016, Amazon made two key changes to their author business model: They changed the rules for […]