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Literary Death Match Ep. 2

If you didn’t make it to the first LDM, make sure you get yourself to the second. This episode, writers include the delightfully poetic Kat Dixon, the ever-intriguing Tod Caviness¬†(Orlando Sentinel news assistant), the brilliantly honest Rachel Leona Kapitan¬†(author of an upcoming collection of short stories entitled¬†Small Town and Heretics of the Emerging Sciences), and […]

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There Will Be Words

On August 9th, 7pm, I’ll be joining local authors James Fleming, Darlyn Finch and J. Christopher Silvia at Urban ReThink for the monthly literary event There Will Be Words. The piece I wrote for the event is fiction, which is crazy for me. I write much better creative nonfiction. So come on down, and watch […]

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Shampooch!

For the fifth consecutive year, Lisa Pirillo and the lambs from Lambs Eat Ivy hair salon are washing puppy paws for a good cause. Tomorrow, June 26, 9am-4pm, Thornton Park’s Washington Street will turn into a street party full of suds, puppies and fun. All donations will go towards helping The Harbor House Woman’s Shelter […]

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Guys With Ties Likes Kids Who Write Books

Okay, so maybe you didn’t have the $250 to sponsor a scribe for the Page 15 Young Writers Camp. But now, there’s no excuse to support the four-year-old children’s literary initiative. If you like guys, or girls, or booze, or being seen at “the” place on a Saturday night and watching my former roommate JR […]

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Red Bull practically gave me wings.

It’s true what they say you know, as one door closes another one opens. As I was saying good bye to Burrow Press and Urban ReThink two weeks ago, an old friend from Red Bull emailed me. She wanted to meet up and learn about the new projects I was working on and then also […]

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Sultre + Dora Mae Trunk Show

Yo, readers! If you like me, champagne, the new interview with Ansley Schrimsher or shiny things that bling, come down to Winter Park this Saturday, July 17th, for a special Dora Mae trunk show. I’ll be shoving drinks and books in people’s faces, and guest-hosting with Sultre owner, Traci Kabran. Good times. Where: Sultre Boutique […]

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Urban reThink!

At the end of March, 2010, Orlando’s only downtown independent bookstore closed its doors, and left its legacy and future to those involved with the Urban Think Foundation. I’m happy to report that I’ve been asked to help in the new planning of this space. As we research and plan away, we also want to […]

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Shampooch! Event

Come on down to Thornton Park, Washingston Street more specifically, on June 27, 2010 and join the cause. I’ll be selling books while the good people at Lambs Eat Ivy will be washing dogs. WORD.

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Recorded.

On May 4th, 2010, I was interviewed by Rachel Wright for her Time for R & R radio show. It was good fun, and done while I was in Los Angeles on vacation. Find and listen to the podcast by clicking here!

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You’re invited …

The countdown is on for my first book signing–29 days. I’ll admit, I’m getting nervous. It’s cool things like this invitation my pal Michelle Cameron designed that keep me pressing forward. Simply amazing. Hope to see you there!

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