A Writer’s Bit of Shameless (or Shameful) Self-Promotion

I’ve just self-published a collection of my short comic writings, titled Why Are You Telling Me This?. The collection spans about forty years, dating from just after my high school graduation, right up to the present. This isn’t my first self-publication — I’ve done so with three other works. Creating something and seeing it to completion, especially without outside interference, can be a satisfying process, but an uphill trudge, especially when, upon completion, word needs to be spread that the new work indeed exists, even with no “real” publisher to provide back-up or publicity. Hence, this message today.

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My publicist made me include this photo.
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Still a teen, imagining myself as a writer-on-holiday, during a visit to Puerto Rico with the family.
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Not quite the African savannah, but I was a local TV/video producer for a number of years in New Jersey.
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Surrounded by images of my favorite comedians, hoping for inspiration.
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Pop Culture historian, Freelance Writer, Author, specializing in American comedy history in films, radio, and TV. Beatles and jazz enthusiast, animal lover.

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