Category Archives: #ReadLocal

Meeting KC’s Bean Baron

Today I was privileged to meet (and interview!) Danny O’Neill, the creator behind the Full Vengeance coffee I raved about last month. He built The Roasterie, the caffeinated heart of Kansas City and mecca for coffee aficionados. For once, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Safe Arrival

We finally pulled into Kansas City. I smelled like vomit. Mr. Smith was in hyper “geterdone” mode. He and my son had the dogs walked and the truck unloaded in an hour. Then we discovered that somehow during the trip, … Continue reading

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A 20 Hour Drive…

Little did we know the suffering that lay ahead… the trip started off great, except that I accidentally had my Google maps set to take back roads. I’ve only ever set it to that once, and it was earlier that … Continue reading

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Miss You Already!

I loved seeing everyone who stopped by yesterday and miss all of you already. I’m going to plan another trip in the spring which will be less hurried and more about visiting friends. Thanks especially to the French Family of … Continue reading

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Back in Niceville for a day!

I’ll be back in Niceville tomorrow for just a few hours and I thought it might be easier to just hang out at Cafe Bienville the whole time and visit anyone who wants to stop by. I’ll be there from … Continue reading

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Story for KC Star is live online

Now I can say that Hemingway and I have written for the same publication—the Kansas City Star. My story went up on their website this evening. It was a fun story to do, but I felt very rusty. I didn’t … Continue reading

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First Story for the KC Star

I just sent in my first story for the Kansas City Star. A few weeks ago I’d written about having the opportunity to freelance for them. Yesterday it felt good to go back on assignment. I finished up the 700ish … Continue reading

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Everly #4 Climbs to Top 100

One of our recent Everly Everywhere books is at #90 today on Amazon’s children/inspirational list. That brings the Everly collection up to a total of five books total. We couldn’t be happier to see our vision behind this little, blue … Continue reading

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Happy International Speculative Poetry Day!

Today is, officially as of today, International Speculative Poetry Day. The Governor of Minnesota presented the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association with a proclamation recognizing the day. The SFPA is preparing to observe its 40th anniversary in 2018. The celebrations will … Continue reading

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Are Horror Writers Psychopaths? Test Yourself

People often assume horror writers must be psychopaths that keep bodies in the basement. The truth is, horror writers are too busy writing to worry about real bodies. Case in point—what books have you read by Norman Bates and Dexter … Continue reading

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