Mom Called – The Bonus Story

A hotel room in Kansas City. 8:44am. Mike Rowe, late for a breakfast meeting, emerges from his shower to answer a phone that won’t stop ringing… Me: Hello? Mom: Michael, it’s your mother. Me: Your Majesty! How may I assist you today? Mom: I have a few questions. Me: Shoot. Mom: I just went to the new page where people can preorder my book. Me: Do you like it? Mom: Yes, but I have a few suggestions. Me: Crap. Mom: Language, Michael. Me: How many suggestions? Mom: I’ll send you a list. Me: Great. Anything else? I’ve got a roomful Read More

About My Mother…Sold Out Again

Ashley Lane writes, “Have the additional 200 copies sold out already? eBay is telling me out of stock already!” Hi Ashley. Sorry, all 200 are gone. They sold out in four minutes. My plan was to order another batch today, but a number of publishers reached out over the weekend, so I need to connect with them first and then make a decision about the best way to go. Bottom line, more copies will definitely be made available – I just don’t know when. Possibly as early as September, but maybe not till the end of the year. I’ll know Read More