LONE STAR LAWLESS!

Austin Mystery Writers' second crime fiction anthology now available for Kindle! Paperbacks coming soon   ONE MORE TIME by V. P. Chandler WILD HORSES by Alexandra Burt LIFE OF THE PARTY by Mark Pryor ARCHANGEL TOWERS by Gale Albright BAGGAGE CLAIM, Part 1: THE DEVIL’S LUGGAGE by Janice Hamrick BAGGAGE CLAIM, Part 2: CARRY ON … Continue reading LONE STAR LAWLESS!

Judith

Yesterday evening we had the pleasure of attending a celebration of our friend Judith Rosenberg's seventieth birthday. We first met Judith several years ago when she joined the 15 Minutes of Fame writing practice group. Through both her writing and our conversations over lunch, we've learned that she hails from New York, that she earned … Continue reading Judith

Last Sunday’s poetry reading

Sunday evening, seven members of the writing practice group 15 Minutes of Fame were featured readers at Borderlands Community of Poets, sponsored by Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review. We had a blast. Instead of sitting around a table, we faced the same direction, watching as one by one our fellows approached the lectern. Instead of listening … Continue reading Last Sunday’s poetry reading

Two days before the deadline

My partner in Just for the Hell of it Writers (JFTHOIW) and I delivered our submissions to a manuscript contest Monday--two days before the deadline. I have Critique Partner (CP) to thank for that. I normally hand-deliver everything the last day, just under the wire. CP, however, tries to get her entries in early, and … Continue reading Two days before the deadline

I’m good enough, I’m smart enough…

Before we go further, we have to talk about the P-word: publication. I want it. Now. Often. And accompanied by immense public acclaim and financial reward. I want to go on book tours and do readings. I want to be wined and dined by the literati. I want to be the literati. I want a … Continue reading I’m good enough, I’m smart enough…