Why? Because--A friend, calling to confirm David and I would meet her and her husband the next day for the Edgar Allan Poe exhibit at the Harry Ransom Center, reported her house was being leveled for the second time in three years: "There are thirteen men under my house." I hooked up Edgar Allan Poe … Continue reading The Maven
Just back from the Fort Worth Bookfest's Books 'n Boots Soiree at Lou's Place on the Texas Wesleyan University campus, where I learned the following: "They say Fort Worth is where the West begins, but the fact of the matter is that Dallas is where the East just kind of peters out." I also got … Continue reading Books ‘n Boots Soiree
I'll start by saying I have recovered from my major irritation with WordPress. It was malfunctioning to the max the night I wrote the humorous post that took a downhill turn (as WP) slid further down the hill--but everyone is allowed one major malfunction. I've had several myself whose results were worse than a paragraph-challenged … Continue reading Bookfest #2: Heading to Fort Worth
A good day at the Boerne Book and Arts Fest in Boerne, Texas with a group of my Sisters in Crime from the Heart of Texas Chapter I sold four times as many copies of MURDER ON WHEELS and LONE STAR LAWLESS as I did last spring in Fort Worth--no need to say how many … Continue reading Book Sales and Books Book
The goings-on over at Writing Wranglers and Warriors…
And now for a look at what Writing Wranglers and Warriors have been up to lately:
CHICKEN DIAPERS, PINTEREST AND RESEARCH,by KP Gresham
KP Gresham writes about . . . chicken diapers.
“Then I got to thinking. In a different Hardscrabble Homecoming book, a character (and I do mean character) has a pet chicken (which integral to the story). I’d heard stories of a writer who did, indeed, diaper her chicken and keep it inside as a house pet. So what the heck. I looked up “Diapered Chickens.”
ONE STEP AT A TIME, by SJ Brown
Wildlife photographer SJ Brown writes about hiking the Appalachian Trail.
“Guided by a series of white hash marks we wandered into the woods and left civilization behind and began to enjoy the tranquility of the trail. This leg of our journey had the most elevation and would be the most challenging for both of…
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