READERS! There are just a little over 40 hours left in my campaign, and $900 still to raise! If I can get $20 in pledges every single hour from now until the end of the campaign, then BAM! My wonderful special magical campaign to walk 2600 miles in five months and make a book about … Continue reading Just a little over 40 hours left to go and $900 still to raise!
Hey readers, the short story I have on Amazon, Duckabush Fire, is free today. So if you like epic tales of disaster in the wilderness, well, there you go. So my kickstarter for the PCT book project is 27% funded! With 14 days left to go. That is so close to the magical 30% tipping … Continue reading My short story of backpacking misadventure is free on amazon today
Hey guess what everyone! The original version of my kickstarter campaign was doomed to fail because I was a fool who didn't understand kickstarter, but now I am much smarter and the final version of my campaign, Carrot Quinn Walks from Mexico to Canada, is AWESOME. That's because in this campaign you can buy copies … Continue reading The final version of my kickstarter project is now live!
And it's free today! You can get it here.
The other night I was up way past my bedtime, reading this essay by Chloe Caldwell and thinking about how my kickstarter would fail. I was feeling sad about it, because I felt really invested in hiking the PCT, and Chloe, who is an awesome writer, was going to live in my trailer and watch … Continue reading kickstarter: let me back that up and try again
Dear readers! For the next forty-eight hours my novella-length memoir, Ten Thousand Miles by Freight Train, will be free on Amazon. You can find it here. And you don't need a kindle to read it; you can download an app to read it on any screen here. In other news, I've been wildly at work … Continue reading My freight train memoir is free today on Amazon, if you don’t already have it, and also news about my next book!
Today there is no hurrying. The rain falls slowly but relentlessly, the day a washed out riverbank between nighttimes. I’ve got Icelandic chocolate and two warm Chihuahuas, and we’ve got a space heater that might, at any moment, burst into flames. Also almonds, spinning on the dehydrator, and the whine of the cheap cellphone charger … Continue reading black friday