novelist, essayist, over-opinionated martini lover


On the days when I’m not writing, I’m still thinking about writing.


The secret to having unique characters in your books, is… getting out in the world and meeting those characters.

This is a wedding at a truck parking lot at MATS, the largest truck show in North America.


Trucker interview and photo session


An “outlaw” trucker we met one night with his dog. Since then, our friend has passed.

He was killed while trying to save horses that ran onto a highway._MG_9131sm

Granny Smith, recipient of the truck giveaway. She and her husband, Snuffy then gave their own truck to driver friends in need.


Another year with Granny and SnuffyDSC08418

Fort Pulaski, Tybee Island

 Remember the storm in Not Waving, Drowning? This is where the Martus family waited it out.SAM_3755

A recent trip back to the fort.. filming a zombie movie!SAM_3753

Just a few books…IMG_2479

A section of the new office space, and the beloved PEZIMG_2258

Offering up a cheers to finishing edits on two manuscripts!


Once a year, the town gets a little… Chewy.IMG_2369

The amazing Robert Olen Butler, Decatur Book Festival, Labor Day weekend 2013IMG_2400

Bill Roorbach. Funny, smart and very cool.Bill Roorbach. Funny, smart, very. very cool.

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