Category: Online Publishing

When the Call Came

In 17 years of writing for marine magazines, I’ve rarely had the chance to craft a story like this one that Yachting just published. I’m so thrilled to share it here. Originally, this was supposed to be a much shorter piece, maybe 500 words…

Two Award Nominations from the Dog Writers Association of America

I’m humbled and honored to share the news that my book The Dog Merchants has been named one of four finalists for Best Reference Book of 2016 in the Dog Writers Association of America Writing Competition. It’s also a privilege to have one of…

More Cute Puppies! Promo Video for My New Site, DogMerchants.com

Booking Yachts with Bitcon

This special report for Yachting magazine about the growing use of bitcoin in the yacht marketplace is one of the most interesting topics I’ve had the opportunity to write about in a long time. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I…

Why it Pays to Have Smart Guys with You in The Matrix

Earlier today, I received an unsettling call from one of the longtime advertisers on my website CharterWave. He had just hired some web-security snoops to look around his own site, and they found strange patterns in some CharterWave URLs. Even though the CharterWave site…

Closing in on 500 Friends—with the Potential to Reach Nearly 200,000

My dog is closing in fast on having 500 Facebook fans, most of whom I’ve never met. Some of them are as far away as India and Sweden, where I’ve never been and don’t know anyone. This would seem strange if not for the…

My Dog Will Soon Have More Facebook Friends Than I Do

As I mentioned last month, I recently signed a deal with Barron’s Books in New York to write “Little Boy Blue: One Puppy’s Great Escape.” It is the story of a wonderful puppy I adopted into my New Jersey home about a year ago,…