New author photo for Tim Reynolds.
One of the projects is the reading of the proofs of the Podthology: The Pod Complex (requiring this entire weekend) and the other is the novelization of one of my screenplays, and this really needs to get done sooner rather than later.
I wanted to achieve a few things with this cover, besides keeping the pages together, 1. It had to draw a viewer's attention. 2. It had to have some class & a professional look (too many self-published books look like amateur shit). 3. It had to have a 'retro' feel, so as to harken back a few decades to the era of the real Beat Generation (Allen Ginsberg & Jack Kerouac, not Bongo Buddy & the Beatniks)
“Be yourself — if you’re a funny human being and you’re just being yourself up there, you’ll succeed.” ~Steven Kravitz~
Can anyone tell me what kind of Success is possible when we don’t even respect each other? The fix? Don’t just lecture the young — lead by example; and try to spend more time interacting with your children so they get imprinted with that positive example. If we Succeed only as individuals, we fail as a society.
You don’t have to be around them every week, but somewhere in your ‘original network’ there must be one or two individuals who you can stand to send an email to every couple weeks just to see how life is treating them.
“Comedy is like trying to sell the audience on a vacation. Your opening lines are the brochures to get them to come on the trip. At the end they should have had such a great time they’ll want to come back.” ~Daryl Makk~
You can’t bully love or a repeat customer or a friend or even a business partner, because there are too many other choices out there and no one chooses a bully, except out of fear, and fear is a damned poor foundation for Success.
“Thou shalt not steal.” ~God, in an email to Moses~
“If a joke doesn’t work — fix it or dump it.” ~Dan Quinn~