So. My second book came out two days ago. And what ensued from well-meaning friends is ... you decide.
In the book I mention how broke I am.
"You should hire a Creative Coach to help you with your books."
I mention how I eat at Chevron and Mobile gas stations when my monthly funds run out.
"You can get a book trailer made on…Continue
In 10 days my second memoir is out. Rather than call it a Memoir, which it is, I call it a True Story, which it also is. ANYWAY, here is an excerpt from Mommy Tried to Kill Me:
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Sleeping pills no longer work, even when I take three. I fool myself each night by turning on the TV at its lowest volume. Like a computer program running in the background, slowing down a PC,…Continue
I gave an interview about Hollywood and how dumb it is because I'm woefully behind in getting my second book out. But I've done this show in the UK before so the host, Neal Veglio, decided to have me back anyway, and will rebook me when my book is out. I just hope we'll all be alive by then.
It might just be me but I swear Neal sounds like one of the Beatles. I don't know exactly which one, but one of them. Not John. Or…Continue
As I plod along in my memoir, which is about being in Paris during Charlie Hebdo and taking care of my Mom for 4 months, another terrorist attack happens there and I put the skids on my book. I look at what I have so far. Do I need to add, (dear God I hope not) subtract, (but what?) or just leave it as is? (or avoid it altogether by accepting other writing assignments)
So I wrote an essay on sexism in standup comedy for VProudTV. Short, 500+ words. I sent along two pictures,…Continue