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YA-hoo Fest! on 9.29

Hey! If you’re in Chattanooga on 9.29, stop by this exciting festival to hear some amazing authors speak about their craft! Or, you can simply visit & hang out with me. I’ll be moderating Session 5: ‘Writers Talking Craft’ with Dave Connis, Randy Ribay, Maggie Thrash, and Jeff Zentner from 2:15-3pm that day. These are…

Kentucky-like Bahamas

Here’s a poem from last year’s trip to the beach. A large inspiration being a UK article citing how parts of the Kentucky River mirror the Bahamas of present-day (with limestone formations dating back 450 million years to the Ordovician Period):   If Kentucky wasn’t landlocked… it’d be located somewhereabouts Nassau betwixt the Bahamas and…

Pre-Orders for Pokeweed

My debut novella, POKEWEED, is now available for pre-order. When you purchase my book, it will ship your way on September 20th. Here’s a video teaser – http://brianltucker.com/wp-content/uploads/POKEWEED.mp4   Prior to this publication, I wasn’t savvy to how important pre-orders were, but they ultimately determine a book’s well-being. Therefore, the more copies I sell during…

It’s a Girl!

You might’ve seen the previous posts, but it’s true: Leah and I are expecting a girl this August. She is due to arrive on Leah’s birthday (Aug. 11th) no less. We spent this past weekend at Mom’s in Monticello to celebrate with family and close friends. As we’ve learned this info., it is now much…

New publication in September!

I hinted previously that there could be a new book coming down the pike this year. THERE IS!  It’s one I’ve had quite a fun time with, as it really defies classification. Here’s my best effort to label it –   an illustrated, Young Adult, Western novella set in 1880s Appalachia rather than, well, the West. a coming-of-age…

  Being an enigma is far from bad Every finger print differing for a reason Consider the differences in the Grand Canyon And Mount Everest Trenches and peaks falling and rising in varying proportions A cave remaining dark all day And snow lingering on precipices, up high A bat needing a home during daylight hours And man…

Event Pictures from Star Line Books – Swimming the Echo

Many thanks for the attendance at last week’s Q&A, Reading, & Signing at Star Line Books in downtown Chattanooga! It was a great return to that wonderful independent bookstore. Sharing Swimming the Echo and its construction with everyone was a fantastic time. The questions were thoughtful and welcomed! Hope to see you at the next…
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