Hourlings Podcast Project, S2E8, "Food!"

Hourlings Podcast Project: Food (24m)

May 29, 2022 davidkeener 0

Food is more than just fuel. In this episode, our illustrious panel discusses the ways that authors can leverage food in their stories. Food can be used to set mood, expose emotions, add a touch of the exotic to a setting, and so many other things.

Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg Book Festival, 2022

May 28, 2022 davidkeener 0

The Gaithersburg Book Festival was a lot of fun, though I went there for business reasons, too. I was particularly interested in the event as a venue for book sales. Come check out my report!

1632 Read-Through, Ep. 1 - Catching Up

Ring of Fire: Catching Up

May 23, 2022 davidkeener 1

Well, my interest in Eric Flint’s sprawling 1632 series has been rekindled. Now I’ve embarked on a project to catch up with the world’s largest literary shared universe. So, come along as I read…and review…the books of the “Ring of Fire” series.

Hourlings Podcast Project, S2E6: War

Hourlings Podcast Project: War! (27m)

May 15, 2022 davidkeener 0

This episodes’s topic is “War,” but as a story background. Our illustrious panel will discuss how war, or any ongoing simmering conflict, can be used to add depth and emotional impact to your stories. Check it out!

Balticon 56

My Balticon 2022 Schedule

May 7, 2022 davidkeener 0

My schedule for Balticon has been finalized. I’m on seven panels and I’m moderating two of them. This will be the first convention I’ve attended since the pandemic started. Balticon is being held in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor over Memorial Day weekend.

Hourlings Podcast Project, S2E4: Finding Time

Hourlings Podcast: Finding Time (32m)

May 3, 2022 davidkeener 0

This episode’s topic is “Finding Time,” wherein our illustrious panel discusses the various ways in which they manage to beg, borrow or outright steal the time they need to write their best-selling opuses.

Manassas Reads, April 30, 2022

Manassas Reads, 2022

May 2, 2022 davidkeener 0

I had a great time selling books at Manassas Reads, an annual event hosted by the City of Manassas, Manassas City Public Schools, and the Prince William Public Library System. I’d been busy during the pandemic, so I had five books plus two anthologies for sale.