Proud and thrilled to announce I’ve been nominated in the Emerging Author category of the the 2018 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards! This one means a lot to me. Visit the site for a complete list of winners and finalists: http://www.indianaauthorsaward.org/the-authors/the-finalists
I’m so excited to announce I’ll have the pleasure of talking about fictionalizing current events as part of the Washington County Writer’s Forum on July 5th at Insomnia Coffee Shop in Hillsboro. Below is a link to the event. Please come! Come in droves. I can’t wait to chat about how we might channel the … More Presentation at Wash Co. Writers Forum!
So excited to announce that Tornado Weather has been nominated for an Edgar in the first novel category. As an unabashed lover of mysteries, this is a dream come true. For a complete list of nominees, see below. That’s some good company right there. I’ll be checking back when the winners are announced April 26th! … More The Edgars!
Tornado Weather is a little more than two weeks old and is getting attention from some lovely people and places, including WFYI’s John Krull and the Portland-based independent newspaper, Willamette Week. Check the links below for what readers are saying Colliersville and its residents. http://www.kokomotribune.com/opinion/columns/john-krull-place-that-smells-like-one-s-home/article_a088cdbc-6c7e-11e7-944e-3f95481d7aff.html http://www.wweek.com/arts/books/2017/07/26/tornado-weather-is-an-ambitious-idiosyncratic-portrait-of-a-decaying-town http://gilmoreguidetobooks.com/2017/07/tornado-weather-a-novel/
Erin Kodicek over at Amazon’s Omnivoracious is reading Tornado Weather. This is what she has to say… … More Amazon digs in
One of my favorite aspects of Rory Gilmore’s character is her habit of making lists. Hers tend to be of the pro-con variety, but still. Lists. They’re a thing, and Tornado Weather is making some of them. So far, the book has mentions from PopSugar, Vox, and Library Journal. … More Making lists
Tornado Weather has been selected by Publishers Lunch to be a part of their Spring/Summer 2017 Buzz Books program. This is a great honor and I’m thrilled to be in such wonderful company! http://buzz.publishersmarketplace.com/book/tornado-weather
Proud to announce that Tornado Weather is a Summer 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. More to come on this exciting bit of news! http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/summer-2017-discover-great-new-writers-selections/_/N-2lzx
First things first: introductions. On the left (your left) is Hannah the Porcelain Figurine. My father gave her to me when I was 10 years old, having picked her up on one of his rare business trips. On the right is Rosie the Metal LitBot. … More Meet Hannah and Rosie