#TXPlaylist Vol. 10, Shakey Graves’ Lockdown Listening

by Shakey Graves with Leean Vargas on June 1, 2020

From the panhandle to the Permian basin, from the swamps to the plains, Texans have and always will keep it weird in their own ways.  Sure, being born and raised in Austin comes with its...

#FoodieFriday: The Great Texas Cheese and Wine Road Trip

by Robin Barr Sussman on May 29, 2020

Going stir crazy? Then let’s take a road trip to nationally-lauded Antonelli’s Cheese Shop in Austin, pack a picnic, and hit a Texas winery that welcomes picnics and is offering tastings. Optionally, have a happy...

#TXReads: Texas Lawyer, Engineer, Leader, Mom and Author of “The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens”

by Lili Cardiff on May 27, 2020

This year, Texas Writer’s Month is being brought to you by the Author to Influencer Accelerator, a DIY book publicity membership community. Texas Writer’s Month is being celebrated a little differently this year due to...

Five Minutes With Texas Author Kathy L. Murphy, the Original Pulpwood Queen

by Gracie Watt on May 27, 2020

Kathy L. Murphy wears many hats and styles many heads as the Pulpwood Queen’s Book Club Reading Nation stays strong and active after 20 years.  Just two short decades ago, Murphy began a book club...

#TravelTuesday: Resort-Owning Texans Living Dream Life in Belize

by Gracie Watt on May 26, 2020

From Dallas to Belize, the Montgomerys have worked hard to accomplish their dreams. Brian and Brenda Montgomery were childhood sweethearts who married right out of high school. In 1987, they moved to Longview, Texas, and...

#TXReads: Five Minutes With Attica Locke, Author, Writer/Producer

by Leean Vargas on May 22, 2020

What better way to celebrate Texas Writers Month than to spotlight author, writer/producer and deep-rooted Texan, Attica Locke? From making up stories during road trips daydreamin’ in the back seat of the car, to writing...

Five Simple Steps to a Healthier Life for All

by Desirae Pierce, Breath and Body Yoga on May 21, 2020

Fourteen years ago, my 73-year-old mother embraced yoga. Today, she is living her best life. Now more than ever, nothing is more important than your health and creating space in your life for self-care. Your...

#TXReads: Chad Zunker Hails the Homeless in “An Unequal Defense”

by K. L. Romo on May 20, 2020

Chad Zunker’s latest novel is akin to John Grisham’s “The Street Lawyer” as the Austin author wraps a thought-provoking legal thriller around the American homeless crisis. Intriguingly, "An Unequal Defense" (Thomas & Mercer), Zunker's second...