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More Online Opportunities for Writers

The latest entry for writers looking for online outlets is Book Country from Penguin Books. See NY Times coverage: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/26/books/book-country-an-online-site-by-penguin-group.html?ref=technology. I’ve just joined so I’m not sure how this one, which is still in beta, will compare to YouWriteOn.com, a site that I’ve been relying on in recent weeks to sharpen my skills, but the […]

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How I’m Getting Better

My goal is to get better as a writer. I wrote my first novel with very little input until it was finished, but I’ve found a way to get other writers to critique my short stories and the initial chapters of my next (untitled) novel by becoming part of youwriteon.com. What makes this British Isles […]

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Follow news about The Expendable Man on Twitter

My twitter handle is @petergpollak. Here’s what one person wrote recently about the book: “I really enjoyed it! I started it last night and finished it today (went way past my bedtime…)” So if you’re looking for a book that will keep you up past your bedtime, try it. It’s available in print from Amazon […]

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Baltimore Fiction Writers Meet Up & Other Upcoming Events

The Baltimore Fiction Writers Meetup will be discussing my short story “The Quitter” Tuesday April 12 at 7 pm at the Townson branch of the Baltimore library. Here’s the link: http://www.meetup.com/thewrittenword/events/17118366/ It’s a long way off, but on October 4, I’ll be discussing The Expendable Man and reading passages from my next novel at the […]

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Hard copies coming soon

You will be able to purchase a paperback edition of The Expendable Man, my debut novel, on Amazon in about a week’s time. I have given final approval to the publisher and they are in the process of building the page on Amazon. When it’s ready, people will be able to find the book by […]

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