Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise

Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise

Wil Wheaton


Wil Wheaton hasn't ever been one to take the normal route to good fortune. regardless of early stardom via his youth position within the movie "Stand by means 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, function, and a potential technique of paying the debts. within the oddest of locations, Topeka, Kansas, Wil came across that regardless of his claims to popularity, he was once at center Just a Geek.

In this bestselling publication, Wil stocks his deeply own and hard trip to discover himself. you will comprehend the pains, and joys, of Wil's rediscovering of himself, as he involves phrases with what it skill to be recognized, or, paradoxically, well-known for as soon as having been well-known. 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 particularly 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, in addition to the help and love he came across from his acquaintances and family.

The tales in Just a Geek include:

  • Wil's plunge from youngster megastar to suffering actor
  • Discovering the thrill of HTML, running a blog, Linux, and internet design
  • The fight among Wesley Crusher, Starfleet ensign, and Wil Wheaton, writer and blogger
  • Gut-wrenching reactions to the 9/11 disaster
  • Moving stories of Wil's relationships along 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. attractive, witty, and pleasantly self-deprecating, Just a Geek will shock you and make you laugh.

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