Why I Recommend Books and Products

These days, experts say content should  answer questions and explain why readers should invest their time. As an old plumber and a relatively new author, I try to make the best use of my reader’s time and my time. I set priorities and produce information systematically. My first book is about how to focus properly […]

Minutes of the Last Meeting

Minutes of the Last Meeting   by Mike Quick People that want to write as a business, should focus on details concerning people like Gene Fowler. At the peak of his writing career, Fowler was the tenth best paid man in the United States. Gene hung out with W.C. Fields, John Barrymore, John Carradine, Anthony Quin […]

Focus on Book Publishing Details

This installment of the best of the best books I have read, should help you find answers to important book publishing questions. Should you continue searching for a publisher? How complicated and expensive is it to self-publish? Can you find trustworthy self publishing help? Is Print-on-Demand a good way to sell books? Are eBooks the […]

Writing as a Business Post #1

Writing as a business is like any other business. You need to have what others want and you need marketing skills. If you write as a business, you need to make sure you use the human section of your brain to create content. Seriously, ninety percent of what experts know about the brain was discovered […]

Sump Pumps: How to Prevent Premature Failure

Sump Pumps: How to Prevent Premature Failure [ Hayfield  Farm Residents (local) problems, help others.] This first edition is focused on introducing Mike Quick’s local plumbing advice and sump pumps. This page will feature articles everyone can benefit from. Residents of Hayfield Farm will benefit more than others because these articles will be presented in […]

Please watch for many improvements in 2016

Improvements, updates and new topics are coming in 2016. I am working on a “Plumbing in 2016” article and maybe book. I plan to start a “Author Page for New Authors” soon. My first book mentions the need to focus on details. Soon I will provide up-to-date help for readers. I will list plumbing products, […]

My new Help Pets and other Critters Page

I hope people can help me gather trustworthy advice concerning pets and other critters. Also, I hope people can find it in their heart to donate to trustworthy non-profit groups like RikkisRefuge in Orange County. I worry about critters and children more than anything else. I plan to write about children and critters inheriting serious […]

Looking for a New Toilet? I Can Help.

I notice problems with Kohler toilets. I notice improvements with American Standard toilets. My observations can help you. I still work and I keep track of the good, the bad and the ugly plumbing products. In my book titled Toilet Issues I provide lots of details that will help educate you about toilets. This year […]

Hospital ER Drinking Fountain Update

Defective Drinking Fountains in Hospital ER Update The good news: Oct. 24, I noticed both fountains turned off and two big “Out of Order” signs. November 12, I noticed both drinking fountains working perfectly. The bad news: It seems to have taken more than two months to get people to focus on this danger. It […]

A Letter About Defective Water Fountains In a Hospital Emergency Room

This is the actual letter Mike hand carried to a hospital administrator’s office 8-04-2014. Amazingly, the unsanitary water fountains remained that way until at least 10-10-2014 (when Mike last checked on them). Meanwhile, Mike continues to focus on the most disturbing “big picture”. He is making contact with media experts, government officials and others concerning […]