Ten years ago, i found a picture of a blank book.

I decided to use it as motivation. I used that blank book as my screensaver on every computer I owned. I had it printed on my credit card. It's the image you'll see on my phone's login screen. Because every time I see that image, it reminds me that someday I will write a book.

Fortunately, the motivation worked. Along with a bazillion goals and a bit of structure.

Today I've finished two books. One fiction novel. One marketing book.
Feel free to read a sample chapter of either one below.

And if you're interested in reading more, please let me know by joining my list or contacting me.


 
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Sorry Spock, Emotions drive business.

Do creative ideas really work better? This question has been a constant debate between “creative” and “results” marketers for decades. Thanks to recent studies in neuroscience, we now have an answer. And it isn’t based on slanted case studies or one-sided examples. It's solid proof that explains why creative ideas are not risky or fluffy.

Read a sample chapter >


my family tree is infested with termites.

Join Alan Parkinson, a self-proclaimed normal person, for a weeklong family reunion with his dysfunctional relatives, the Tresners, at a run-down RV park in Coleville, Utah. Alan is forced to experience exciting family pastimes such as deceit, identity theft, a lice outbreak, indecent exposure, and assault—with barely enough time to celebrate his niece’s first menstrual cycle. (Based on true stories, smashed into a novel.)

Read a sample chapter >

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Publishers and agents

I have recently signed with a publisher for Sorry Spock, Emotions Drive Business. It will launch in fall 2018. I am currently looking for representation for my fiction book. Email admo@returnonidea.com with any interest.