A DJ, a hairdresser and an LGBT Activist Walk Into a Sci-Fi Convention

That’s not the beginning to a joke, it’s how three writers became friends and collaborators.I first met A.R. (Amy) Miller and Rachel Eliason at an Iowa author signing in Des Moines. Then the three of us hosted a panel at ICON39 discussing urban fantasy, and we discovered that even though our backgrounds were wildly different, …

Famous Names

This article from Business Insider (click on the image to read it) about a young woman's travails because her name is Beyoncé, reminded me a promotion we did at WMT-FM way back when called "Famous Names."We invited anyone who shared a name with a celebrity to attend a fundraiser. About thirty showed up. I specifically remember …