Killer Opening Lines

I’ll be speaking at the Houston Writers Guild Annual Conference this weekend – Saturday, April 30th. I’m giving a break-out session on Killer Openings: Nailing Your First Five Pages. While creating this lecture, I was reminded of how terribly hard it was to craft an opening line, paragraph, and scene for my middle grade book, Doom &…

Lone Star Book Festival

Hey, guys! Just wanted to share a really cool Houston literary event. Yes, you read that right. A literary event. In Houston. Not Austin. I’ll be speaking on a Friday panel. Hope to see you there!

Houston Book Event Round-Up – Fall 2015

I’m going crazy again, so it must be fall. Most of my book events seem to happen within a few weeks of each other in autumn, and this year is no exception. If you’re a Greater Houston Area writer, think about coming to one of these activities: September 25 & 26: Houston Writers Guild’s Indiepalooza. If you’re going…