Month: July 2016

KC Writes Interview-Shannon A. Thompson

Meet the (indirect) inspiration for the KC Writes interview series: Shannon A. Thompson! I had a great time interviewing Shannon—not only is she an extremely versatile writer, but she’s also the first fantasy author I’ve been lucky enough to interview. Check out the full podcast at for details on: The surreal nature of being the guest of honor for events that you used to sit in the audience for. Novel writing vs. writing shorter works, and how going back and …

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

IBE&TIHD, Springfield Edition By Jessica Conoley PIE = YUM; MEAT = DELICIOUS; ere go MEAT PIES = YUMMY DELICIOUSNESS. Deciding it was time to add another IBE&TIHD adventure to my list, my mom-parents and I set off in search of meat pie in the town of Springfield, MO. Everything I knew about meat pies prior to this escapade came from Sweeny Todd, the musical. Which is not really the best way to think about meat pies, since Sweeny Todd pies …

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