Legends Do Live Among Us: Five Minutes with Houston’s Bertie Simmons, Ed.D.

by Kim Weiss on October 13, 2020

Sometimes we're fortunate to find legends living among us, and 86-year old Houston icon Bertie Simmons is one. This octogenarian still makes social justice her number one cause, her passion since childhood. Simmons' book, Whispers...

#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...

#TXReads: South Texas Author Says Take Time Off, Pursue a Slower Way of Life

by Lili Cardiff on May 14, 2020

Author and Texas lover John Fitch is easy to celebrate, however book lovers should definitely celebrate him during the month of May - Texas Writers Month. Texas Writers Month began in 1994 as an effort...

#TXReads: In May, Celebrate and Support Your Locals during Texas Writers Month, Y’all!

by Lili Cardiff on May 6, 2020

To celebrate Texas Writers Month, this week we are spotlighting Texas native, medical media expert, mother, award-winning author and board-certified family physician, Dr. Jill Grimes. Texas Writers Month began in 1994 as an effort to...

Five Minutes With Judy Gaman, Author, “Love, Life, & Lucille: Lessons Learned from a Centenarian”

by Leona Barr on May 4, 2020

When Judy Gaman met larger-than-life centenarian Lucille Fleming in Dallas, the award-winning author knew she had to write a book about their encounters. Fast forward, and today Gaman is the author of Amazon best-seller Love,...

Five Minutes With Douglas A. Burton, Texas Author with a Wicked Hero Complex

by Leona Barr on April 7, 2020

Need a fascinating—and sometimes scandalous—escape novel to read while sheltering in place?  How about one that also supports a local Texas writer who, due to the current lockdowns, has had all book events and tours...

5 Minutes With Dr. Thomas Jeneby, Plastic Surgeon, Author

by Ana Karen Flores on February 17, 2020

Dr. Thomas Jeneby is one of San Antonio’s most successful and beloved board certified plastic surgeons who, in his latest book, “Confessions of a Plastic Surgeon,” takes readers inside the wild and wonderful world of...