So, you’re a finalist for a book award?

That's what I heard from the Texas Institute of Letters this week, anyway. Hardly something I ever thought might happen, but I'm sure not disappointed that it did. Got the email about mid-day. Didn't think much about it at first, honestly. Back in January, I saw a post from Michael Martin Murphy that he'd be … Continue reading So, you’re a finalist for a book award?

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Long Gone & Lost: True Fictions and Other Lies https://www.amazon.com/dp/1948692287/ref=cm_sw_r_u_apa_fabc_J7XZ5B60K2V8QEZNXK16

Long Gone & Lost finds its way into Madville’s 2019/2020 catalog just before AWP…

Some monsters will keep you up nights. But in the heart of Texas, our monsters are all too often, all too real...

What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

Despite that nifty little pep talk I wrote myself a week ago, I never made it to Austin. Six hours of windshield time getting there from where I am, combined with however long the event itself would've taken, just seemed to gobble a lot of what little home time I have lately. Conscious home time, … Continue reading What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

A little bit of inspirational music…

https://youtu.be/T17dAHtMB_s And Ray Charles is singing her name like rain on my window. I want to release her but I can't begin to know how. So, I say Ray, let me forget about Georgia because she'll never love me like I know love s'posed to be... Each night I pray I forget about Georgia. -Lukas … Continue reading A little bit of inspirational music…