Tag: Aftermath

The Jericho Jive, Part II: Hot Wings and Hooters

Lately, I’ve been getting lots of email from folks asking me for status updates on Aftermath, the sequel to Jericho. And I want to assure everyone who’s waiting on it (especially everyone who is NOT C.A. Casey, my editor) that I’m writing as fast as I can. The book is more than halfway finished—and I …

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Maddie Needs a Rabies Shot or: The Name Game

Let me clarify. This would NOT be the erstwhile Dr. Madeleine H. Stevenson—the uncommonly tall, exceptionally accomplished, amazingly beneficent, freakishly talented, and smokin’ hot protagonist of JERICHO and its soon-to-be-completed (or I will have to enter a witness relocation program) sequel, AFTERMATH. No. This would be the stalwart Red Dog™ whose strength and goodness inspired …

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The Jericho Jive, Part Two

I thought it might be fun to share a little tidbit from Aftermath, the sequel to Jericho. The book has a few major plot threads, and one of them deals with Syd’s divorce. The others? Well. There’s a big tornado that changes a lot of things for a lot of people — and that causes …

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Bottle Caps and Bass Boats

Writing is all about paying attention, and creating connections between unlikely subjects. Of course, this is also what psychosis is about, but that’s another story. I’ve been thinking a lot lately (too much, in fact) about what those crazy authors from SIDECAR’s “Bottle Rocket” might get up to if they spent…say…two weeks together at a writer’s retreat in …

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