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Book Club Dinner With Me…In Your Town!

The Widow of Wall Street, launches on April 11 and I’m celebrating by inviting a book club to join me for a night out in their town. The conversations I’ve had, in person, on Skype, and in person with book clubs have been some of my very best hours as an author.

The rules to enter the drawing are simple:


Any book club pre-ordering 5 or more copies (print or eBooks) can enter the random drawing to be my guests for dinner at a great restaurant in your town.

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Balancing Shrill, Skill and Shill

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“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.” – Abraham Lincoln

Selling–the worst part of writing. Writing a book takes a certain set of skills: intense concentration, imagination, the ability to read the same 400 pages time after time, and the fortitude to take criticism (excuse me, ahem, critique) without weeping.  You must learn to shut out all noise at a given moment and you must love solitude.

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