Month: June 2016

KC Writes Interview-Pam Eglinski

I had a great time interviewing Pamela Eglinski for my KC Writes interview series. Pam and I first met through Kansas City Writers Group, and we worked together on Volume 10 of Kansas City Voices. We had tons of fun talking about: The challenges of writing: novels, novellas, and anthologies. Pam talks about how each form is a beast of their own. How her art background can serve as inspiration, and how a Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec fits into her current …

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KC Writes Interview-Dawn Downey

I launched my KC Writes interview series this month, and Dawn Downey was brave enough to be my first interviewee. The series evolved from the Missouri Writers Guild conference and a conversation I had with another Kansas City based writer. She said she had a hard time meeting writers around town, which was crazy to me because it feels like everyone I know is a writer. After a few days ruminating I came up with the idea to interview KC …

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I released a book this week, and you can have it—for free on Tuesday 6/21!

“What?” you say.  “I can finally get The Color Eater?” No.  It’s a different one. “What?” you ask. “You wrote a whole other book?” Yup, and you’ve been reading parts of it for months. “I have?” you marvel. “I didn’t know that.” That’s okay, neither did I—but when it’s time to put out your first book, it’s time to put out your first book. It appears now is the time. The short read, My Great Escape, is available for 99-cents …

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I’ve Been Everywhere & Then I Had Dinner, Oskaloosa

We ate at a place called Chunkie Dunkers. I really don’t know what else there is to say. It was exactly what a place named Chunkie Dunkers should be, and now (months later) my body is still trying to expunge the grease that’s caked to my guts from that lunch. It started as a text to my insanely talented writer friend, Annie Raab. I need to eat dinner in Oskaloosa. Want to come? The only place I can find online …

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