How To Judge a Book By its Cover

A lot of thought and work goes into designing a beautiful and effective book cover. I wrote an awesome book that’s now on its third cover, so I think it makes a decent case study for examining how important a book cover is. Let’s look at the evolution of covers for By Men or By the Earth.

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Thoughts on Joe Bell’s Death

Joe Bell, of Oregon, set out to walk across America because his openly gay son killed himself after relentless bullying. Joe Bell didn’t want other children to suffer like his son had suffered. He didn’t want other fathers and mothers to suffer like he had suffered. So he tried to walk three thousand or so miles—over mountains and streams and prairies, through wicked weather, vulnerable—so that people would listen to him.

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