Communities

Why I Teach

Next week, Shelli Cornelison and I begin our fourth collaboration as teachers of our six-week short fiction workshop. Writers will share and revise as many stories as we can possibly read and critique during that time. Each time we teach,…
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Laugh with the Moon by Shana Burg

This week, my friend Shana Burg, author of A THOUSAND NEVER EVERS, launched her second book called LAUGH WITH THE MOON. Please welcome this new book into our lives. Here is a trailer about the book: If you want to…
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Let’s Go Rambling

My friend and author Kelly Bennett and illustrator Terri Murphy are launching their brand new book ONE DAY I WENT RAMBLING  today. Folks all over the web are helping launch this book with a blog tour. I have not held…
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Good Book News

    Tomorrow at Book People at 2 pm, my friend and fellow Austin author Greg Leitich Smith is launching his book CHRONAL ENGINE (Clarion). I am so excited for Greg. Book birthdays are as big a deal human birthdays.…
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A Gift from Sara Hickman

So I opened up my mail queue recently and there was a gift from Sara Hickman. A song from her newest cd The Best of Times. As Texas State Musician of the Year, Sara has dedicated her energy  to raising…
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