My First Martial Arts Children’s Book is Finally Here


It’s taken a lot longer than I thought, but my first children’s book is finally published on!  Please click the link below to take a look!

Crank Kenny Learns Karate Info Page

It is available in electronic and print versions.  Here’s the description:

Kenny is a very cranky boy! Will learning karate help him cheer up? In this children’s book, kids can learn more about martial arts, self-control, and discipline. It’s a story the whole family can enjoy!


Self-Publication Project: A Karate Children’s Book


Sorry I’ve been on a bit of an impromptu blogging break.  Finishing up two summer grad classes have cut out of my writing time.  Academic work and blogging don’t always mix, either, and neither do the really fun creative writing projects on which I’ve been hoping to work.  Thanks for reading the trickle of posts on education I’ve managed.  Look for more on philosophy and some poems and stories soon!

I do have one writing project to share, though.  A while ago, I posted about the best books for baby on my fatherhood blog, and that lead to a project idea.  A local artist, Marissa Dziedzic, and I wrote and illustrated a children’s book all about Shohei-Ryu karate last year, and we’re in the process of ushering it through to self publication.  (Look for reflections on the process on this blog.)

Click through for a preview scan of the title page.

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Grammar E-book Cross Promotion! (Proof Rocks! Writing Guide is Available Now!)


20120826-092331.jpgOk, ladies and gentlemen, the moment you’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived!

Proof Rocks! Guide to Writing: How to Learn Everything You Need to Know About Grammar & Style and to Promptly Forget it All is available for purchase!

Unlike all those other grammar guides, this one is meant to be quick, practical, and, most importantly, fun. Sure, other writing teachers are more knowledgeable and better credentialed, but remember I used the K.I.S.S. method all the way through. So learning with me will be EASY!

Chock full of nearly 40 pages of goodness, you can cram all you ever wanted to know about writing well into your brain for a measly $4.99!

Let’s do it! Click here to download the best little grammar guide this side of Texas.

Still unsure? Wouldn’t you like to impress your friends with the comma usage in your text messages? What about showing up your boss by using semicolons? And don’t you want to be a good role model for your children by choosing active over passive voice? C’mon, what are you waiting for?

Click here to see what I mean. Change your writing, change your life!

If you’re still not convinced, keep in mind that there’s absolutely no risk. I offer you this spectacular book with a lifetime guarantee. Download the book, try it out and experience the prestige associated with properly punctuated writing. Yes, people will be impressed with your master of colons and parallel structure. If either you or–gasp!–this book fail to impress your inferiors then you will receive a full, 100% refund.

How neat is that? One click, and this baby is yours!

But you don’t have to take my word for it. Here’s what one writer, ALar from Moai Martial Arts is saying.

Just read your grammar guide. It rocks! I love the comedy and simplicity of the whole deal. The simple/funny/easy approach really works. I might have even learned a thing or two myself, and that is the point isn’t it?

High pressure sales approach, high pressure sales approach, buy this book now!

All kidding aside, I’m quite confident that you’ll love this new book. Thanks for listening, and I hope you have the time to check it out. If you have questions or comments, don’t hesitate to ask. Hit me up by e-mailing, calling 860-325-0839, or commenting below. I’m looking forward to writing some new stuff for you soon!

— Bill Antonitis