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Jack B. Rochester has worked in publishing his entire career as an editor, publisher and writer. He's written 11 works of nonfiction, including the national bestseller The Naked Computer, hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, and short stories and poetry for literary magazines. His first novel, Wild Blue Yonder, was published in 2011. The sequel, Madrone, will be published by Wheatmark in spring, 2014. Jack earned his Master's degree in comparative literature from California State University at Sonoma, where he sponsors an annual scholarship for students who aspire to a career in writing. He was raised in South Dakota and Wyoming, spent many years in California, and today lives with his wife in Lexington, Massachusetts. No moss grows ...more


Lately, I’ve been hit hard the busyness bug. In today’s society it’s hard to avoid. But it had gotten so bad for me that I’d started nodding off in the middle of lunch or while reading (War and Peace has been known to have that effect). At […]
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