Interview with Chris John Farley of the Wall Street Journal

This interview with Christopher John Farley first appeared in the Kingston Book Festival supplement in the Jamaica Observer on March 3, 2013. Background Christopher John Farley is a Jamaican-born writer who has had a significant impact on music journalism in the United States. After graduating from Harvard University in 1988, Christopher started writing for Time […]

A Book is a Business

I am trying to decide whether to traditionally publish or self-publish my memoir. As I have done more research into these two paths, I’ve discovered that a book is just one part of a serious business operation. In the traditional publishing model, I would try to get an agent by sending out query letters describing […]

Nanowrimo: Cultivating a Daily Practice

Hope everyone votes in the U.S. elections today. No matter who you vote for, it is important to exercise your right to choose a leader to represent you at the highest level. ***** Each year in November, writers around the world gear up to participate in Nanowrimo – National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is […]

Book Excerpt

Many people think that going to Harvard Business School guarantees future success, and it can – if you are willing to stick to the tried and true path of corporate strategy, consulting, or investment banking. If you want something different from your life, if you want more meaning, if you want to feel as though […]

Writing a Book

In late 2010, a few months after graduating from business school, I was still receiving dozen of requests for updates per month from people who had watched the CNBC documentary I was featured in two years before. The documentary was still in rotation on CNBC, Jetblue, American Airlines and on-line. I love writing, and figured […]