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What IS the right way to hang toilet paper, what is the right way to fold towels, Is is OK to wear socks with sandals?
The Book of Rules is a parody life manual that covers it all from the rules about driving and shopping to the best
way to act around your co-workers and friends.

The Book of Rules is available in bookstores now, and The Book of Rules for relationships is currently under development.

And it is all done with humor.

      
  
       Listen to Joshua Belter's "Right Way to do Everything" PBS interview on KERA's "Think"
      
  
November 10th

Great turnout for the Books a Million
signing in Grapevine, TX! This was the
the best book signing to date!

I love all the feedback I get from the
customers at bookstores. I enjoy asking
for "personal pet peeves" and I got quite a few on Saturday.

  
Thanks to the fine folks at Good Morning Texas
for the feature on Sept. 26th!

View the Book of Rules Segment
on the Good Morning Show


  
Thanks to the Barnes and Noble Northpark
for your help with the Sept 20th booksigning!

Barnes and Noble North Park, Dallas, TX
September 20th, 2012
Store Phone Number: 214-739-1124

The Story of a Box is now available
at: thestoryofabox.com

The Story of a Box is a children's book which deals with the difficult
issues we all face during adolescence. We are all quite different in
our own way. In our metamorphosis into adulthood, we have all coped
with bullies, worked to identify and build our own identity, and searched
to find our own way in life. The Story of a Box addresses many of those
complex issues in a pure and simplistic manner.

In fact, this book was initially written by Joshua Belter at the age of 10.


Which way should the toilet paper be dispensed from the roll? Who goes first
at an intersection in a grocery store? What is the proper placement of ketchup
on a plate? When is it appropriate to dress your pet in clothes that match your
own? If you've ever wondered about the answers to these vital questions, this is
the book for you. Consult The Book of Rules to identify acceptable practices and
procedures for any social situation you may encounter in your everyday life.
With this book, you will learn:

    * how and when to tell someone they have bad breath
    * regulations on singing aloud with the car radio
    * what excessive hair twirling indicates
    * when power naps should be taken at work
    * how to terminate a too-long text message conversation
    * how to deter people who want to 'taste' your food
    * when it is appropriate to look in a friend's medicine cabinet, and much, much more.

Many everyday actions-while not illegal or immoral-are generally considered improper. With this book,
you will never again be considered an uncivilized, clueless boor.

The BOR Regulatory Board

Mr. Joshua Belter
Mr. Jonathan Belter
Mr. Andrew Mason
Ms. Anne Jezek


Joshua Belter is an air traffic controller and the harmony vocalist for the rock group Fast Time Constant.
He was inspired to write The Book of Rules after a toilet paper incident with his mother.