Do You Know the Bunny Hop?

“Do You Know the Bunny Hop?” Origins I wrote “Do You Know the Bunny Hop?” for a competition in which it placed but was not published. I don’t remember the entire prompt, and I’d have to search to figure out who sponsored that original competition. I was attracted to the idea of writing about someone […]

You’ve signed a contract. Now what?

These notes accompany a talk I’ve given at a few writers conferences.—Kim  Traditional Publishing versus Self-publishing The publishing world has changed dramatically over the past few decades. With the ease of self-publishing now, why would you even consider traditional publishing? The traditional publisher shoulders the expense of production, With a team of professionals at their […]

The History of the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association

My History with Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association I wrote this piece for the Madisonville Sidewalk Cattlemen’s Association many years ago. As you will read, I have a personal interest in the history of this organization. I also designed and have been looking after their website for quite a few years.   You can read the […]

Book Review of Hoenig’s Garden Variety

A new book review for JASAT. I just received word from Sean Ferrier-Watson, JASAT Book Review Editor, that the review I wrote of Garden Variety has been accepted for publication in the 2018 edition of JASAT, The Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas. It was a fascinating read about much more than just the history […]

Jan Cole’s Poetry

Sisypha Larvata Prodeat (Sisypha Wearing a Mask Advances) Sisypha Larvata Prodeat (Sisypha Wearing a Mask Advances), one of my inaugural projects with Madville Publishing LLC, is a poetry book by my dear friend and mentor, Jan Cole. I tried to turn this project down, because it is complicated by Adelina Moya’s beautiful full-color paintings illustrating […]