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2020 WriterCon

If it’s the Labor Day weekend, then it must be time once again for WriterCon. Masterminded by my good old friend, frequent publisher, and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Bill Bernhart, it brings scores of writers, agents, and editors together every year at Oklahoma City’s… Read More »2020 WriterCon

A Tribute to Blackwell

Working with a group that spans the better part of three generations, Tulsa music figures Paul Benjaman and Scott Hutchison, along with several other notable music figures, have created a new song that pays tribute to classic Tulsa Sound drummer and songwriter Chuck Blackwell. You… Read More »A Tribute to Blackwell

Behind-The-Scenes Magic

Greg Renoff is a top-flight Tulsa-based author who’s just collaborated on a book with one of the top record producers of the rock era. Subtitled A PLATINUM PRODUCER’S LIFE IN MUSIC and published by ECW Press, TED TEMPLEMAN tells the story of its subject’s musical… Read More »Behind-The-Scenes Magic

A John Wooley Twofer

This month in OKLAHOMA Magazine, you can, if you’re so inclined, catch a John Wooley twofer. My regular column tells about my experiences as an over-70 softball player, and the cover story pairs me with writer Henry Dolive (whom I haven’t had the pleasure of… Read More »A John Wooley Twofer

SOMETHING POSITIVE FOR THE COSMOS

Stoney LaRue has long been one of the leading lights of the Stillwater-brewed musical concoction known to the world as Red Dirt. Recently, he and I visited about the current state of the Red Dirt scene as well as his new disc, which includes a bonus track featuring Stoney’s friend, the late Brandon Jenkins. It’s… Read More »SOMETHING POSITIVE FOR THE COSMOS