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First Day of School

As I sipped my coffee this morning, browsing through Facebook at all the back-to-school pictures, I recalled that feeling of mixed anticipation and trepidation. How I yearned to impress new friends, but in reality ended up embarrassing myself in such … Continue reading

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Reading Room with Matthew Bryant

My guest in this week’s Reading Room, my good friend and GFWW buddy Matthew Bryant, has a very special distinction. Not only do our debut novels share a birthday (must read Towers – it’s fricking awesome!), but my dad reviewed … Continue reading

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Goodmedia Press Publisher Talks Best Indie Books

My excellent publisher, Robyn Short of Goodmedia Press, will be on Fox’s Good Day Dallas Saturday morning talking about the growth of Indie publishers, as well as some of the best Indie books of the summer for any reader. Rumor … Continue reading

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Reading Room with Clover Autrey

Before authors started making stuff up, we were readers. To celebrate Independence Day (and Independent Authors Day!), I’m launching a new weekly feature – Reading Room – to celebrate our roots are readers. And, I’m excited that my friend Clover … Continue reading

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Picking Scabs

I know the “ewww” factor will be high on this title, but it’s meant to make you uncomfortable … because if you are an author and you want your readers to feel exactly what your characters are feeling, you’re going … Continue reading

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The Garage Author

If you’ve had the pleasure to share a drink with me, you’ve probably heard my theory about how the literary industry today is in the same place the music industry was 20 years ago. I’ve even blogged about what these … Continue reading

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Mouthing Off: The Importance of Word of Mouth to Debut Authors

This post originally appeared earlier this week at Blogging Authors. Please visit their site for more great posts on writing. If you’ve just returned home from a long stint on a desert island, welcome home. Let me get you up … Continue reading

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For Your Listening Pleasure

I know it’s been a while since I last posted an update. It’s not that I’m being lazy … hustling books, working furiously on Pardon Falls and oh yeah, day job, has kept me busy. While I await my next … Continue reading

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The Moment We’ve All Been Waiting For: The 1-Star Review

I am proud to say that I’ve joined the ranks of Stephen King, Sandra Brown and J.K. Rowling. What the what? Am I getting too big in my britches to put myself in their league? Well, yes, but also, no. … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo, er Kimberly?

You won’t find me in a red and white toboggan, but after looking at my schedule for the next couple of months I feel like I’ll be playing Where’s Waldo trying to figure out where I am, where I’m going … Continue reading

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