When do the excuses we make for ourselves finally die? John Nelson found out when he came of age in a ludicrous place where excuses are everywhere-and worth nothing. A tale of triumph over our own worst instincts, Where Excuses Go to Die will leave you rethinking your own choices on the journey toward "e;getting character or becoming one."e; Some people have to get in the box to think outside of it. As Inmate #E80604, competing against thousands of passionate, hard knock writers, John Espinosa Nelson placed third in a California prison essay contest and never looked back. In addition to penning awards shows for law enforcement types that have since been indicted, Nelson has written for magazines, politicians, celebrities, toys, surviving members of the real Band of Brothers, and one Apollo 11 astronaut. He writes the whereexcusesgotodie.com blog and lives with his wife in Los Angeles. Book jacket.
Where Excuses Go to Die