I’m on the YouTubes

I'm on YouTube now. A lot. I'm making two or three YouTube a week now, all part of "The 5 Minute Author Coach". It's a way to help other writers avoid mistakes I've made, save time, and save money. Check it out here:¬†Terry on the YouTubes In addition, I go…

Hot Yoga: I Will Die With Abs

Four weeks ago, raw panic set in as I realized that I have to wear a toga this summer, so I found hot yoga.   I'm not wearing the toga for fun, mind you, but an author event in beautiful Frankenmuth, Michigan, a glorious little town with Christmas, Polka, giant…

Party Hard: 1993 Edition

I went to Iowa last week. It's my ancestral homeland (dad is from there). It's filled with lovely people, open spaces, and the occasional blizzard. Maybe more than just occasional, but still, well worth the trip. I was at the North Iowa Book Bash, and it was simply amazing. People,…

2018: Travelin’ Man!

MY BODY IS READY. And so is my luggage.* *Cat not included. I'm going to be all over the place this year, signing books and eating. Okay, mostly eating, but also signing books. Here's a look at my schedule. If you have a book event near you that you think…

I lost a parent. I gained some family.

Dad died last month, and it's been a lot of things. It was closure, and sad, and frustrating. That was in the first ten minutes, and then it settled into my bones and became real. [caption id="attachment_1217" align="alignnone" width="475"] Grandpa and Grandma Maggert[/caption] I went to Iowa for the funeral.…

Find Your Tribe.

Your tribe is the people outside your family who become family. That's it. It can be simple to find them, or it can take years. For me, it took until I started writing as a serious pursuit, unlocking the years of memories about books, movies, comics, and art. All of…
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