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…

2018: Booktube, Giveaways, Stuff.

Hi Friends. Quick note: I'll be going live on Facebook every Thursday night at 7:00 CST, then posting the videos to Youtube. Why? To give things away, chat about books, answer question, and- most importantly-- discuss YOUR favorite book topics. Book nerds, unite! Cheers, Terry Here are the links: Terry's…

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.…

Wanna succeed in writing? Find an Amy.

[caption id="attachment_1206" align="alignnone" width="482"] Here we see Amy in the wild.[/caption]   There's only one Amy, but every writer should aspire to have a friend like her. Here's why: She loves books. She knows the book community. She LOVES books. If you have further questions, see 1-3. Amy is my…
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