Monthly Archives: February 2012

Getting Over The Sales Hump In Indie Publishing

An amazing thing happened this morning. Perhaps you can relate. I was driving to work and I hit all the lights green. However, that doesn’t tell the half of it. While this happens to some of us every now and … Continue reading

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Just Write Good Stories

Pixar’s Andrew Stanton at the LA Screenwriter’s Expo a few years ago. Genre. Market. Audience. The literary industry seems to live and die by these words. “What is your Genre?” “Who is your audience?” “What is your market?” And when … Continue reading

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Don’t Live In A Cage

Motorcycles are a lot of fun to ride. They’re also good on gas. My BMW R1150RT gets about 50 mpg. Sure, there’s the cold, and the heat, and the rain. And it’s dangerous. Well, more dangerous than driving in a … Continue reading

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Like Tears In Rain…

If you’ve read my bio you know I’m a product of the Cold War. My formative years were spent travelling around the country with my family as my dad was stationed at various naval bases. He was an aviator like … Continue reading

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Everything You Know Is Right Here…

Can you see it? That pale blue dot at center right? No, it isn’t a dead pixel or a dust mote on your monitor, it’s a picture of Earth from 4 billion miles. Beyond the orbit of Pluto, in fact. … Continue reading

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First Blog Post!

Yay! The official JohnCBrewer.com website is now up and running. And now the hard part: what do you do for a first┬áblog post? I’ve thought a lot about that question. In fact, I’ve started and stopped this post a dozen … Continue reading

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