For some of you this will be the first time hearing my voice and for that I’m not apologizing. I’m reading at Noir at the Bar NYC in just over a week’s time and it’s the first time reading my work in front of a crowd. Let alone a crowd of writers. So I thought it’d be a fun idea to record myself reading Shotglass Memories then post it, flaws and all. The below is an unedited video of me reading. I stumble. I’ve got dry mouth. My heart raced in the beginning. I went over. Normal. It’s supposed to have flaws.
The best way to break any kind of anxiety or hesitation is to get out ahead of it. Use it as a learning tool. Continue reading
I’ll be reading from Shotglass Memories at Noir at the Bar NYC, unless a weather event makes travel impossible.
WHERE: SHADE, 241 Sullivan St. New York, New York
WHEN: Sunday March 8, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
UPDATE: I’ll be reading last just before 8 p.m. but still get there early for a space and to hear the others reads
One signed copy of the book will be entered into the raffle.
If you’re going, buy a print book in advance and I’ll sign it. I’ll only have a few copies on hand to sell. Bring cash.
I’ll also have a very limited edition Shotglass Memories bookmark for FREE.
If you’re not going you can still buy the book in print or on Kindle.
I’ve had the title War Ghosts for a long time now. It was something I came up with while writing Shotglass Memories, because of what happens in the story. It’s representative of an event or series of events and a general statement. I still love the title. But sometimes another one comes along, for one reason or another, and a title change is in order. So I do what I do as a graphic designer and create some art to go with it. Continue reading