Free Rucksack Universe Fiction: Brewing School Launches in London

From The Lost & Found Travels of BS Trotter Originally published in London Rising BrewSchool has opened in London, England. Focused on “brewing brewers,” the teaching operation will train prospective professional brewers in all aspects of the beer industry. Areas of training include developing recipes; the brewing process; equipment selection, ordering, installation, and maintenance; finances … Read more

Birthday Sale! 99¢ Martinis & Win a Book

Happy Birthday to The Martini of Destiny! Two years ago this month, The Martini of Destiny came into the world. Since then the original e-book has been joined by a paperback edition, two more books, and a new cover. Sometimes I can still hardly believe that after so many years of hand-wringing and paralysis by … Read more

New Interview! Two Ends of the Pen

The wonderful folks at Two Ends of the Pen just posted their interview with me. We talk about Forever the Road, my writing and editing process, Home Sweet Road, why I’m an indie author, life, hobbies, and a lot more: Did you hire an editor to review your manuscript before publishing? Egads, yes. I’m just … Read more

Tomorrow is Forever – 100 Days to Forever

Day 100 One last deep breath before the book release plunge. See you tomorrow, everyone. From the Book “You are just an ordinary person but one who loves the world and its roads and ways with all his heart. Love and power usually do best with those who don’t seek them out but instead accept … Read more

T-Minus: Monday is LAUNCH DAY – 100 Days to Forever

Day 99: Forever is almost here So here we are. 99 days ago, we started our countdown to forever. And now, forever is almost here. On Monday, Sept. 8, Forever the Road is available everywhere. Behind the scenes, I’m taking care of final details, talking with folks, and fist-pumping with every email. It’s been an … Read more

As long as we live, we are not helpless – 100 Days to Forever

Day 96: 5 Days Till FOREVER THE ROAD Here’s that bit written out: “As long as we live, we are not helpless. Overpowered and outmatched, completely. Likely to fail, without a doubt. But against all odds, we are also alive. Life is opportunity. As long as we’re alive, we have a chance.” — Forever the … Read more

The Fundamental Question – 100 Days to Forever

Day 95: Let’s Keep It Simple It may not be the oldest question in the universe, but as fundamental questions go, it’ll do for that eternal query of all those who globetrot, wanderlust, and roadhit. So what are you: a traveler or a tourist? Tune in Next for… Wed., Sept. 3, Day 96: 5 Days … Read more

Signed Paperbacks – 100 Days to Forever

Day 91: 10 Days Till Forever the Road Friday Word of the day: PAPERBACKS! You can now get signed and numbered copies of Forever the Road directly from me, $15.99 + shipping. The Martini of Destiny and Home Sweet Road also available, $8.99 each. Paperback orders also come with a code for free copies of … Read more

Forever So Far, a Recap – 100 Days to Forever

Day 90: 11 Days till FOREVER THE ROAD 11 is a good number. Rufus Wainwight has a great song about it: “Woke up this morning, at 11:11. Wasn’t in Portland, and I wasn’t in Heaven.” (Easy to get those confused.) 2011 is the year my son was born. 11 is the number of my fave … Read more

Pre-Launch! – 100 Days to Forever

Day 87: And Now the Plunge Pssssst. Hey! Come a little closer. Gotta tell ya something. Excuse me while I scope this place out, you know, to make sure this is a private conversation. Okay. Good. Since it’s only you and me here, I wanted to let you in on a little something something. Forever … Read more