Auntie’s & Aunties

Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in blogpost, event | 0 comments

Auntie’s & Aunties

You ought to make your way to Auntie’s Bookstore a day in your life, and especially if you are an author on a book tour. Their author-handler is a lady by the name of Linda Bond, and she really made my reading into something very lovely and intimate. There were a handful of people and instead of having me stand and face a mostly empty room, she had us all sit down in a circle. I read to the eight people listening like my novel was a story book, and it was a new kind of thing for me. I had left my family to play all day in a lake near Kettle Falls, Washington. I drove with my cousin/aunt...

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Missoula

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in blogpost, event | 3 comments

Missoula

Every city on my book tour so far has been full of surprises. My dad drove Lila and I up to Missoula, Montana in his shiny blue Cadillac. We reinvented travel bingo, and talked, and listened to more of Little House in the Big Woods, and then spent a couple days with my aunt Patricia Forsberg and uncle Stephen Speckart in Missoula, at their cabin in Rock Creek Canyon. We dipped our toes into a lovely pond with a slimy bottom, popped an inner tube, and dunked our hot Houston blood into lots of cold river water. Our bag is also now 20 lbs heavier, filled with heart-shaped rocks that aunt...

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Salt Lake Launch

Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in blogpost, event | 0 comments

Salt Lake Launch

In which I considered the obscene.

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Inprint Online Reading

Posted by on Jul 29, 2012 in blogpost, event, Media | 0 comments

If you have survived the great misfortune of missing one of my readings, but just barely...

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Cedar City

Posted by on Jul 27, 2012 in blogpost, event | 0 comments

Cedar City

In which I read my novel in front of a room full of professional actors and critics but was not booed.

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