Virginia. So Much More Than Ham.

I'll be in one of my favorite cities next week, Roanoke, Virginia. I'm speaking at the Roanoke Regional Writer's Conference. It's on the beautiful campus of Hollins University. I've said it before, but it's worth repeating: Virginia is incredible. It's just so¬†American, and Roanoke is a shining example of a…

2016: Goals

I sent Halfway Bitten off to beta readers, then it's off to my fine editor Jennifer Clark Sells. What's next?Well, I'm going to read a little. I'm going to eat some pie. I'm going to drink some coffee, and finalize my author events for next year.And then *cracks knuckles*, I'm going to…

Penned Con: Post Mortem

St. Louis. The heart of America. My kind of people.PennedCon was organized like an invasion, if that invasion featured lots of book swag and hilarity. In downtown St. Louis, there were lovely, iconic vistas.The city was great, the hotel, nice and roomy. The event? Packed. We're only missing a few things.…