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When I interviewed Sean Penn for Powell’s, I did not expect him to have read my book. But not long after I met the actor-turned-author, I discovered he had. He told me it had reminded him of Ed Abbey’s The Monkey Wrench Gang. My hand flew to my heart, like somebody’s old Southern auntie. “Oh my goodness!” I said. “I feel … Read More

Hot Season Now Available for Preorder!

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It’s still two months until the official launch date for my debut novel, Hot Season, but as of today, the book is now available for preorder. Hurray! Those of you who favor e-readers will find the Kindle edition available for preorder here. Those of you committed to good old fashioned print will find the print edition available for preorder here. … Read More

The ARCs Have Arrived!

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Today marked a major milestone in my life as a writer: the Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) of my debut novel arrived in the mail. No matter how long it’s been since you actually submitted the final manuscript, no matter how mired you may be in the minutia of publicity and booking a book tour, there are few experiences that can … Read More