By Wil Wheaton
Wil Wheaton hasn't ever been one to take the normal route to luck. regardless of early stardom via his adolescence function within the movie "Stand by way of Me", and growing to be up on tv as Wesley Crusher on "Star Trek: the subsequent Generation", Wil left Hollywood in pursuit of happiness, objective, and a conceivable technique of paying the debts. within the oddest of locations, Topeka, Kansas, Wil stumbled on that regardless of his claims to status, he used to be at middle Just a Geek.
In this bestselling ebook, Wil stocks his deeply own and hard trip to discover himself. you are going to comprehend the pains, and joys, of Wil's rediscovering of himself, as he involves phrases with what it ability to be well-known, or, sarcastically, well-known for as soon as having been recognized. Writing with honesty and disarming humanity, Wil touches at the frustrations linked to his appearing occupation, his lack of ability to distance himself from Ensign Crusher within the public's eyes, the release of his highly profitable website, wilwheaton.net, and the enjoyment he is present in writing. via all of this, Wil stocks the ups and downs he encountered alongside the adventure, besides the aid and love he stumbled on from his pals and family.
The tales in Just a Geek include:
- Wil's plunge from youngster big name to suffering actor
- Discovering the fun of HTML, running a blog, Linux, and net design
- The fight among Wesley Crusher, Starfleet ensign, and Wil Wheaton, writer and blogger
- Gut-wrenching reactions to the Sept. 11 disaster
- Moving stories of Wil's relationships together with his spouse, step-children, and prolonged family
- The transition from a B-list actor to an A-list author
Wil Wheaton--celebrity, blogger, and geek--writes for the geek in we all. enticing, witty, and pleasantly self-deprecating, Just a Geek will shock you and make you laugh.