Last summer when The Vapors was released there were no bookstores open anywhere in the United States and many of us rarely even left the house. I never got to even see a copy of the book in bookstores until many months later, and by then it had moved on from the prominent sectio…
Bucket shops, big stores, and GameStop
Perhaps the most common query I get from readers of The Vapors is “what happened to Hazel?” I suppose it’s a testament to how attached readers get to H…
I’m writing you this week with some more updates from The Vapors Basement Book Tour. I expect after this week things may slow down somewhat and I might…
This is just a quick note to let you know about a couple of upcoming events in support of The Vapors, as well as to show you a little bit of the reacti…
Today is the day. The Vapors is officially published. It doesn’t seem real yet. I’m probably more nervous than excited, honestly. It’s such an intimate…
Friends, it’s time. It’s been nearly four years since I started writing Letter from Hot Springs. When I started, I thought it would only be a year of d…
When my dad was alive, my family used to gather in Hot Springs each year for the Arkansas Derby. It always fell close to Easter Sunday, but we never we…
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