Self-Publish Your Book in 2016

When someone learns that my books are self-published, they often sneer as if they don’t exist at all. Oh, so you’re not really published. Your books aren’t, like, real. No? If you type my name into the search bar at the top of the Amazon page, you’ll find a list of all eight of myContinue reading “Self-Publish Your Book in 2016”

The Best Books I Read in 2015

The best books I read in 2015. This list will be different than most because only a few of them actually came out this year — that’s just when I finally got to know them. There are plenty of celebrated works that were released this year — Between the World and Me, Dead Wake, A Spool of Blue Thread — thatContinue reading “The Best Books I Read in 2015”

Time Maximization: Pursuing One’s Passion with a Career and a Family

In three-and-a-half years, I’ve published eight books, written at least a thousand posts for a variety of websites, and have averaged reading five books per month, all while working in finance for a Fortune 15 multinational with a wife, child, and a home to upkeep.

The Pierznik Monthly Volume 20 (November 2015)

The latest edition of my monthly reading review list Continue Reading… Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, The Cauldron, and many more. He has been quoted on Buzzfeed and Deadspin. Subscribe to his monthly readingContinue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Volume 20 (November 2015)”

In Appreciation Of: Stephen King

“I had a period where I thought I might not be good enough to publish.” – Stephen King Stephen King’s latest collection, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, comes out tomorrow (November 3rd). It is his sixth collection of short stories and tenth collection in total. At 68 years old, with millions in the bank, andContinue reading “In Appreciation Of: Stephen King”

The Pierznik Monthly Volume 19 (October 2015)

It was a busy month. I had a few late nights in the office and weekends full of fun stuff like Cape May, pumpkin patches, and digging out from under piles of leaves and acorns, so reading sadly took a backseat. Hopefully as the weather gets colder, I’ll have more time to rip through aContinue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Volume 19 (October 2015)”

Stanley Kubrick’s Annotated Copy of Stephen King’s “The Shining”

Following up on yesterday’s post on Room 237, here are some photos from Stanley Kubrick’s copy of Stephen King’s novel, complete with his notes and ideas.