Category: Tom’s Books


On the market for just over a month, the sale of My Magic Year has been gratifying. As we had hoped, the response from Mississippi State fans has been enthusiastic. There has been an amazing amount of interest from the fans of other SEC schools as well, but […]

My Magic Year

Last August, I began to keep a journal about Mississippi State’s football team. At the time, I had no idea that we would have such a great season, so my motivation was simply to gather material for a book about my generation of State fans. I wanted to […]

Burson on Books

I’m going to indulge in a little shameless self-promotion and present a conversational video between Chip Burson and me filmed for his Southern Authors series, Burson on Books. Chip is a writer, editor, story-teller, interviewer, and performance artist, and was gracious enough to include me on his show. […]

will d…a life in science

Becoming an outstanding scientist who would have an instrumental role in furthering technologies to enrich global agriculture and benefit farmers worldwide would be only one of the positive consequences to result from the lessons learned in the heart of the agricultural South and Mid West by Dr. Will […]

Shiva Chapters 2 and 3

SHIVA  CHAPTER 2        MARIA Maria parked in the building’s underground garage and took the elevator to their eleventh-story apartment. She tossed her keys in the brass bowl on the foyer table as she walked toward the living room and called out, “Carmella, it’s me. Just want you to […]