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Release Day for STEAM ME UP, RAWLEY + Giveaway!

Note: Stay tuned to the end for a giveaway! To all outward appearances today, as I put out my second full-length novel, this is me at the start of this GIF, trying to be all cool and stuff, and then at the end, that’s me on the inside! This poor story had a rough start […]

Book Monday: SHRAPNEL by Stephanie Lawton – Excerpt

Shrapnel by Stephanie Lawton Publisher: Evernight TEEN (January 17, 2013) I’m so excited to host my friend Stephanie for her blog tour of her new YA release, SHRAPNEL. I don’t know if she remembers this, but we first “met” on Twitter over this book in the fall of 2011. I’d just joined Twitter and scoured it […]

It’s Carnival Time!

Unless you’ve had reason to be in Mobile at some point in your life, or have ever met a Mobilian, you probably don’t know that Mobile is home to the original Mardi Gras celebration in America, fifteen years before New Orleans was even a twinkle in some founder’s eye. You see, we were the first […]

New Southern cookbook by Eugene Walter now on sale!

Eugene Walter was a true Mobilian, zany and infused with joie de vivre. He passed away in 1998 and so we thought there wouldn’t be another Eugene offering. But today, his new book goes on sale nationwide, The Happy Table of Eugene Walter: Southern Spirits in Food and Drink. Local author Franklin Daugherty, in his […]

Is it possible you’re showing when you should be telling?

Last night I shared a couple beers and an awesome burger (best burgers in town, can I get an Amen?) at a local watering hole in Mobile, Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, with a fellow emerging writer.  Above the sound of a local music duo, we talked about the ol’ show vs. tell rule. My friend was so sick […]

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