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WIPS presentation

The self-publishing presentation that I delivered to the Hong Kong Women in Publishing Society on November 8 is now online.

New speaking events

On November 10, I’ll be reprising my presentation about real estate options for small businesses in Hong Kong for the American Chamber of Commerce.  Details and registration for this lunchtime presentation are here. And if you’d like to learn more about the process of self publishing a book, I’ll be delivering a presentation on that […]

Benchmark article

The August 2010 edition of Benchmark magazine has an article by me about buying Japanese real estate. While Benchmark isn’t available online, the publisher has made a PDF available. (Thanks, Elsa!) You can read the story, which is in English and traditional Chinese, here.

Reviews and more

There’s a batch of new coverage and reviews of Landed: Japan in English, Chinese and  — for the first time — German.

Speaking in Hong Kong

After making six speeches in five days in Tokyo last week, I’m getting ready to do it again here in Hong Kong. I’ll be delivering a presentation on the joys of self-publishing to the International Association of Business Communicators on Friday, May 28 (details here). And on Saturday, June 5, I’ll be talking about Hong […]

Tokyo launch event #2

I’ll be speaking about self-publishing at a luncheon organized by the Forum for Corporate Communications on Friday, May 14. The lunch is at the Chef’s Table in the French Kitchen of the Grand Hyatt, and is open to nonmembers. Details and reservations are available here.

It’s here!

Landed: The guide to buying property in Japan has arrived from the printer. Thank you to everyone who preordered the book, which will ship today.

The campaign begins

My second book, Landed: The guide to buying property in Japan,  is now at the printer, which means it’s time to start promoting it. I’ll be on RTHK Radio 3’s The Morning Brew this Thursday at 11AM  (you can listen on line here), and there are several more activities planned for both Hong Kong and […]

Tokyo Vice, American Eyes

My review of Jake Adelstein’s book Tokyo Vice, from the January/February 2010 edition of The Correspondent, is now online. More here [PDF].

Tokyo Vice + Kindle

Following this week’s success with the Kindle, I downloaded my first paid book from Amazon, Jake Adelstein’s Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan. Despite being in Phuket, the download (ordered via my laptop but delivered directly to the Kindle via Amazon’s Whispernet) went without a hitch. And the Kindle’s highlighting […]