I told him his sexual assault jokes weren’t funny…

Posted on Monday, 13th May, 2019

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Oz Con

Posted on Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019

Can’t wait to see you there!

“Obsene, even pornographic”

Posted on Saturday, 2nd March, 2019

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It would seem that the Florida Tea Party is trying to get ALMOST PERFECT removed from the local high school libraries. I’m just honored to be on the same list as their other targets:

  • Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher (available at Forest and Lake Weir high schools)
  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt (available at all Marion high schools)
  • The Women of Brewster’s Place by Gloria Naylor (available at North Marion High)
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (available at all Marion high schools)
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison: (available at all Marion high schools)
  • The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu(available at all Marion high schools)
  • Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia (available at Dunnellon High School and West Port High School)
  • Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan (available at all Marion high schools except Dunnellon)
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin: (available at all Marion high schools)
  • Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess(available at Dunnellon, North Marion, Vanguard and West Port high schools)

South Carolina Young Adult Book Award

Posted on Saturday, 9th February, 2019

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DEACON LOCKE was nominated for the 2019-2020 South Carolina Young Adult Book Award!

Local Authors’ Night, Skylark Bookshop

Posted on Monday, 26th November, 2018

Stop by Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, MO, on November 28, from 6:00-7:30 to meet me and three other local authors!

VOTE!

Posted on Monday, 5th November, 2018

Your country depends on it.

First Five Pages Workshop

Posted on Sunday, 4th November, 2018

So excited to be a guest mentor at the First Five Pages Workshop this year.

#BookTheVote

Posted on Monday, 24th September, 2018

I’m registered to vote. Are you? It’s so important. You can find out how to do it at . But the window to register in many states closes soon, so do it now!

Saturday Writers, October 9

Posted on Thursday, 20th September, 2018

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Join me on October 9th in my home town of St. Peters for an evening of discussion, reading, and no rules boxing. Just follow this link.

Archon 42

Posted on Monday, 17th September, 2018

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Hey, the Archon panels I’m on have been announced!

Fueling Motivation in an Industry Thriving on Rejection

12 Oct 2018, Friday 15:00 - 16:00

Autograph Session with Rich Horton, R.L. Naquin, and Brian Katcher

13 Oct 2018, Saturday 13:00 - 14:00, Signing Table (Gateway Center)

What To Do About H.P. Lovecraft?

13 Oct 2018, Saturday 14:00 - 15:00, St. Clair A & B (DoubleTree - Collinsville)

Negative Comparisons

13 Oct 2018, Saturday 19:00 - 20:00, Marquette A (Gateway Center)

Someone will always be a better writer or more successful. How to keep negative thoughts like this at bay and keep your writing enjoyable to do.

Writing About Race, Gender, and Sexuality in a Sensitive Manner

14 Oct 2018, Sunday 10:00 - 11:00, Salon 6 (Gateway Center)