Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: January 2015

I was at a corporate function yesterday, and it was one of these deals where you have to go and introduce yourself to someone you’ve never met before, and then answer a question that pops up on the screens around the room. It’s an effort to get everyone to break out of their shell and network. They called it a “Mad-Hatter’s Tea Party”. Some of the questions? What is your super power?… Read More

So besides my normal day job (which is still incredibly crazy), the last two weeks have been pretty busy. We had a party for my wife’s 11th anniversary of a certain birthday that women seem to celebrate far more times than seems normal. We (finally) accepted an offer on our former home. (YAY!) We celebrated my kids’ birthdays. Twice. I’ve been editing my fingers to the bone trying to get a line-edit… Read More

Remember when I said you might have to wait for a while to hear my big announcement? Well, a while turned out to be less than 24 hours. Are you ready? I mean, are you really ready? Are you absolutely sure you’re ready? Because this is big. Really big. Gigantic even. Ok. Fine. Here it is… (even though I don’t think you’ve really prepared yourself for this.) (takes a breath) HarperCollins Canada… Read More

So I didn’t blog much in 2014…just 9 entries by my count. Nine. I used to do that in two weeks. So I don’t blame you if you’ve given up hope of ever hearing from me again. It’s just that there have been so many things going on that I couldn’t talk about. I was afraid that talking about them would jinx something. Or worse, get me fired. So now I’m going… Read More