Productivity Lost Reaches a Conclusion

At the beginning of the yearI made the decision to publish Productivity Lost, originally intended as a book and then pitched as a series of contributed op-eds, as a standalone blog. It wasn’t a decision I took likely as there were a number of other options available. In fact, I knew I was actively swimming…… Continue reading Productivity Lost Reaches a Conclusion

New For 2020

It’s a fresh set of downs, the perfect time to officially kick off or unveil a few things. Productivity Lost I’ve mentioned this before but today it launches for real. Productivity Lost began as a non-fiction book project I was working on but, after not being able to find a publisher interested in it, I…… Continue reading New For 2020

That Was 44

One of the advantages of having a birthday just days before the end of the calendar year is that it provides a convenient opportunity to reflect on both endpoints at roughly the same time. So it is that today I take a look back at some of the things I accomplished during my 44th year,…… Continue reading That Was 44

Movie Marketing Millennia

Yesterday I published my 1,000th movie marketing recap column/blog post. 1,000. It’s hard to believe. I certainly never would have guessed I’d hit a milestone like that when I first pitched the idea to FilmThreat in May, 2004. The idea that you need to do something for 10,000 hours before you get good at it…… Continue reading Movie Marketing Millennia

Showcasing Fiction

In my time off from publishing on the regular here I decided, as is often the case, to do something dumb. For context, a while ago I deleted all the “Fiction” posts I had published here because, quite frankly, those posts were only some of what I’d written and various short stories and other material…… Continue reading Showcasing Fiction

What I Wrote in 2017

528 posts on 233 posts on A number of posts here on Medium (the exact number is iffy because many were cross-posts from those other blogs. 23 posts on Adweek. 15 posts on The Drum. Countless freelance assignments. A not-insubstantial number of Twitter, Facebook and other social media posts. 1 complete novella. A…… Continue reading What I Wrote in 2017