Tag Archives: tour

Far from the Madding Tour

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 9:32 a.m. With many of my erstwhile NASCAR colleagues holed up in Charlotte getting quotes, I’ve got a slightly higher dose of that old “Here in Topeka” feeling. It comes from an old … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ready … Set … Write!

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 9:19 a.m. Charlotte seems as far away as Sochi, and likely as cold, on this last week of January. For 20 years, the hustling-and-bustling, head-‘em-up-move-‘em-out NASCAR Media Tour occupied my time damn near completely. … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Where Do I Go Next?

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Friday, December 6, 2013, 2:52 p.m. Today’s a big day, not because Jimmie Johnson has been regaling NASCAR fans with photos simulating the movie ‘Hangover,” and not because Ford Field is hosting the Mid-American Conference championship between … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Marked Contrast to the Actual Weather …

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 10:02 a.m. It looks like rain today, and this wasn’t clear when I awakened shortly after dawn and opened the blinds to find a murky fog enveloping the bleak light. It wasn’t clear … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on In Marked Contrast to the Actual Weather …

Selling Books Socially

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, November 21, 2013, 9:45 a.m. I have 5,945 Twitter followers, or that was the total the last time I checked. I have 4,492 Facebook friends. Oh, man. That’s a lot of acquaintances to maintain. My Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Life, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Selling Books Socially

From a Distance

Missing the NASCAR Media Tour isn’t so bad. What I miss the most, I think, is what I complained about. At least for me, it wasn’t ever a carefree week of schmoozing. In 1993, when I attended it for the … Continue reading

Posted in NASCAR | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments