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Author pens superhero story for real-life heroes By Travis Hairgrove | Herald-Banner Staff C. Derick Miller attends Dallas Frightmare Weekend in May, where he sold out of copies of his two most recent novels, “A Taste of Home” and “Far From Home.”Courtesy photo       Combining elements of the supernatural horror, adventure and superhero genres, Greenville-born... Continue Reading →

Farewell To Adam Bell

As every working musician knows, bands rarely remain the same for long, particularly when the members are “grown ups” – i.e., they have careers, families, and responsibilities at home. The more dramatic band break-ups among the “rock star” groups often make headlines with scandalous stories of disagreements between members or worse. But in real life, there... Continue Reading →

I made my return to the newspaper this morning... Click the pic!

Music Review: 3 Blocks Away

Disclaimer: There is an editing mistake near the beginning of the article. They call the band 3 Doors Down instead of 3 Blocks Away. An editing mistake, not mine. I've apologized a million times and I feel like crap. Regardless, these are the most talented young people I've ever met. Skip to page 30, enjoy... Continue Reading →

Walking Dead Premiere!

Last night, I caught the Walking Dead premiere in the coolest way imaginable! I hosted a viewing party with Texan Theater owner Barbara Horan in Greenville, Tx! The turnout was amazing! Walking Dead trivia with prizes and watching it on a movie screen...amazing! Keep coming back to this website for future events like this. Next... Continue Reading →

Hump Day Happy Hour!

Musician Tommy Cross (8 Bore, Whiskeyhat) and I played the Texan Theater today for what they call The Hump Day Happy Hour! (The clock on the north side of the courthouse has been stuck at 5 o'clock forever therefore...it's always 5 o'clock in Greenville, TX. If you can't believe the courthouse...what can you believe?). I... Continue Reading →

Dear Local Musicians…

Well, you can add Greenville Life Magazine to my laundry list of local literary contributions. Strange that I had to get noticed by a literary agent in London back in 2015 (Thank you Keith Chawgo and Vickie Rae) before making a splash (actually, it's a tiny ripple) in my hometown of Greenville, Texas but the... Continue Reading →

New Book Review!

Happy Sunday! Here is my latest book review in The Greenville Herald Banner. I'll post the link as soon as it's available for easier reading! Thank you for your continued support!

August HCWL Meeting A Success!

In the beginning...there was an idea. The idea became three. Now, the idea is ten and I couldn't be happier! Founded in 2018 by C. Derick Miller and Patrick Harrison III, the HCWL has one mission: To bring writers together in fellowship and show support toward the growth of our art! Meetings are held monthly in... Continue Reading →

Author Rick Parent!

I just met author Rick Parent at The Wind, The Willows bookstore in downtown Greenville and purchased a copy of his book. I'm a wolf fanatic and can't wait to read it! He will also be attending tonight's HC Writers' League meeting. Finally networking with MY people! We are both writers with a deep love... Continue Reading →

Are You A Texas Author?

Hello Texas! I'm the Arts & Entertainment Contributor for the Greenville Herald Banner. If you're a Texas author, have Texas roots, or your book involves Texas in any way, I would love to read and review it in the newspaper! Right now, my review load is nearing the 90 day waiting list so Contact Me... Continue Reading →

Wanderlust Ignited!

I was up all night (not in the GOOD way) dealing with a water leak situation. Luckily, I was awake when the newspaper arrived to see yet another great review in The Greenville Herald Banner! That editor really makes me look good! I'll post the link as soon as it's available. Until then, here is... Continue Reading →

HCWL Gets Recognized!

Taken from the Greenville Herald Banner 8.5.18 by Travis Hairgrove Like music, storytelling is an art that virtually everyone enjoys in some shape or form. Whether it’s a movie, a novel, a comic book, a fairytale told by a parent to a child from memory, a ghost story told when the power goes out, a... Continue Reading →

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