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Sam Neumann is a New York Times bestselling author and Bob Ross enthusiast. This is his place. Make yourself comfortable.

Sam’s Keys to Getting the Most Out Of Life

We all want the most out of life. And I’m here to tell you my friends, I’ve cracked the code. Below, in no particular order, are my “keys to the game,” if you will. My “secret playbook” on reaching peak enjoyment. My “cheat sheet” for solving this puzzle we all call life. Yes indeed, read on if you’re interested in…

Traditionalists Rejoice: The Paperbacks Are In

Yes indeed, the paperback version of The Call of the Mountain is now available. Come get it here.  Author’s (my) note: This is my fourth book (second novel), and I put more time and effort into this print version than I did into each of its predecessors. The result is – if I may – a damn fine looking AND feeling…

RELEASE DAY (The Call of the Mountain Edition)

Gang, it’s here. The Call of the Mountain is available as an ebook as of a few hours ago. If you preordered, it already magically appeared on your device. If not, get it here. In case you missed it, there’s a trailer: The team and I bent over backwards putting together the best damn book we could. I hope you enjoy…

It’s Here: The Call of the Mountain Trailer

Oh yes, yes indeed, this is happening. See below for the book trailer for the Call of the Mountain. A book trailer is like a movie trailer for a book. Weird? A little I guess. Whatever, just watch it. Turn it up and watch in HD. Or else. Preorder the book here. 

New Books (and Old Books I Want to Give You for Free)

1. The Call of the Mountain, that novel I keep talking about, is available for preorder on Amazon. This means you can just click the button to buy it now and they’ll magically send it to your device when it’s released on July 21. You should do it. Do it. Honestly, it’s $4. Just do it. Here’s the skinny: Deep in the…