It’s A Small World Holiday Nightmare


Readers of “Dispatch from Disneyland: Stories and Essays from the Happiest Place on Earth” will enjoy more than 25 beautiful stories and essays about Walt’s original park and one cautionary tale of horror. Only the lucky survive “it’s a small world holiday nightmare”!

If you’ve been thinking about ordering your copy of “Dispatch from Disneyland,” make today the day. The print and kindle editions are currently climbing the sales charts on Amazon. They soared passed 40,000 last night. If the book makes it into the top 10,000 (or even the top 500 for its categories) then there is a chance for it to take off virally.

Do you possess a tablet or mobile device capable of reading PDFs (such as an ipad, iphone, android tablet, laptop, pc, or even a newer generation kindle)? Then you should try the Special Edition eBook version available here. A few extras have been added to this edition. There’s an extra essay and a small collection of color photos. You even save $2 off the price of the print edition. Just think of it as a reward for buying direct.

Either way, a purchase today and a review left on Amazon is the best way to help. Thank you.

Interior Pages Now Available for Preview

interior pagesBig news on the book listing front. Amazon just upgraded the listing for Dispatch from Disneyland print edition. It now includes an 18 page preview. The Kindle edition has always had preview pages available. And up above is a brief look at the inside at a few of the upgraded pages the special edition ebook.

Your purchase of Dispatch from Disneyland, in any format, really means a lot to me right now. I thank you for your support.

Thank You

Dispatch from Disneyland would not have been possible without the generous support (and patience) of the following individuals.

Steve Alcorn, Keith Anderson, Mark Baker, Maxime Bogaert, Dave Breiland, Lisa Brettschneider, Lisa Briner, Leigh Caldwell, Keith Champoux, Tom Chivers, Lori Christie, Connor Clark, Patrick Collins, Luanne Davidson, Jason Diffendal, Suzannah Mitchell, Zach English, Matt Feige, Derek Flanzraich, Jeff Foster, David Frost, Patricia Frost, Terry Frost, Bryce Furlong, Rich Gairing, Howard Glosser, Jeffrey Graebner, Jason Grasso, Dorothea Greene, Briant Happ, Amanda Hebert, Ammy Hill, Jeffrey Jones, Lura Kaplan, Lawrence Klein, Jim Korkis, Ken Lerner, Kevin Linn, Steffie Lucchesi, Robert Lughai, Jennifer Murphy, Kurt Nelson, Laura O’Lacy, Carol Olson, David Parfitt, Debra Peterson, Doug Rager, Shawn Rees, Donna Rentt, Michael Roach, Sean Rouse, Louis Sementa, Christopher Scott, Issy Tavares, Michael Wallace, Tom Webee, Deb Wills, Catherine Mims Yamaguchi, Kevin Yee, fictfact, marvahershow, Drew, Michael, George, Josh, Fred, and (last but not least) Rebekah.


5booksWelcome to Dispatch from Disneyland blog. Here I will chronicle the ins and outs of publishing a book, behind the scenes details about writing about my favorite theme park on Earth – Disneyland, and general related stuff.

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