Surviving Book Awards

Surviving Book Awards

As chair of the Midwest Book Awards, I have discovered one can survive running a book awards program. It takes an immense amount of time, planning that would put most military strategists to shame, lots of contacts and friends with contacts, a patient and generous...
The Mayas: Bloodthirsty Stargazers

The Mayas: Bloodthirsty Stargazers

After a visit to Tulum, the Maya ruins on the coast of the Yucatan in Mexico, and hearing about the human sacrifices, I knew I had to name the heroine in my upcoming mystery, Maya Skye: I am Maya Skye. I am named for a civilization that tracked celestial bodies...