Here Comes the Sun – For the Holidays

I put together this quick video to run on Facebook to promote Here Comes the Sun as a gift idea.  Please take a look and help spread the word to anyone who you think might be interested.

Video Link:

Also… for the holiday season I reduced the price on Amazon so this is a great time to pick up a copy for people on your list.

Thanks again for all your support over the years. I really appreciate it!

Brian Interview Posted Online

We’re very happy to announce that has posted information about the book along with an interview they conducted with Betsy and me.

You can find the interview here:

It was a very nice discussion, and hit upon many of the themes of the book. I hope you enjoy it.

As we try to jump start some movement of the book into the holidays, I’m hoping you will:

1. Click on the link… listen to the interview
2. Share this link on your Facebook page and/or through email to anyone you think might be interested

You are my best marketing team for this book… so if each of you could share this with 4-5 others in your network it would be extremely helpful.

Thanks… and please let me know what you think of the interview!


Two Great Events in One Week!

This week we had a chance to participate in two great events on behalf of the two organizations:  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Be The Match.  (I am donating a portion of the proceeds from each book sold to these two organizations).

Thursday night was the LLS Lifeblood Awards, honoring some of the great volunteers who are vital to the LLS Mission of finding cures to blood cancers.  Molly and Julia collaborated on a drawing that was giving out to each honoree.  They were thrilled to help out and I think their drawing captured the mood of the evening perfectly.

Then last, last night, Betsy and I spoke at the Be The Match Gala. Our talk focused on the impact cancer has on a family. It was a beautiful and inspiring night. We felt lucky to be a part of it and to be able to celebrate the important work Be The Match does on behalf of patients and families!

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Happy 9th “second birthday” to Betsy!!

Today is a very special day… it’s Betsy’s 9th “second birthday”!! Nine years ago today, Betsy received the bone marrow transplant that saved her life.

It was a long journey but I am so thankful to be able to celebrate this day with her. (These pictures show what a difference nine years can make!)

Betsy, thank you for the love and joy that you bring to our family everyday.

Tobias, thank you for providing hope and a second chance to Betsy and our family. We’re going out for German food tonight in honor of you!

And to all our friends, thank you for all your love and support over the last nine years. It has meant more than you can ever know.




First Place! Midwest Book Awards!

I’m very honored to report that Here Comes the Sun received first place in the Autobiography/Memoir category for the Midwest Book Awards!

It was a very fun event last night. I’m posting some images from the evening including our “after party” going out of celebratory ice cream!

Thank you all for your continued support!


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Exciting News!

I just found out that Here Comes the Sun is a finalist for the Midwest Book Awards in the Autobiography/Memoir category!

The awards are announced in May. I’m feeling very honored and lucky for all the support I’ve had on this effort.

Thank you all for being part of the team!

Pre-Holiday Promotion Help?

As we head into the holidays, I have actually started to test a Facebook ad campaign to promote the book. It will be interesting to see how it does driving traffic.

With the launch of the ads, I will be directing people to the Amazon page to purchase the book. This means Amazon reviews are going to be particularly important in helping turn browsers into purchasers.

If you have been considering reviewing the book on Amazon, this would be a great time to do it! (link below)

(Oh… and I don’t have any reviews on iTunes at this time for the e-book… so that would be great too.)

As always, thanks so much for your support!