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Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

You’re invited to a Holiday Happy Hour & Book Signing! When:  Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  The Otter’s Den, 3166 Vista del Camino (next to Wells Fargo bank), Marina, Calif. What: Light hors d’oeuvres A FREE drawing for an Amazon Fire Tablet Free bookmarks & bumper stickers No … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

T.C. Zmak will read a passage from RISING at Central Coast Writers’ Booktoberfest On Tuesday, Oct. 18th, I’ll be one of the featured readers at the Central Coast Writers’ annual Booktoberfest! During the meeting, I’ll read a passage from RISING, the second novel in the DARK SURF series. In addition, several … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

T.C. Zmak to be featured tonight on KRML Pub Talk! I’m excited to announce that tonight, Sept. 14th, I’ll be a featured guest on KRML Pub Talk! Hosted by renowned beer travelers Merideth Canham-Nelson and Chris Nelson, the live radio program airs Wednesdays from 5 to 6 p.m. on KRML 102.1FM/1410AM, and … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

Mark your calendars!  The Monterey Bay Book Signing Party for RISING will be Sat., Sept. 17th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, located at 499 Wave Street in Monterey, Calif. In RISING, the second book in the DARK SURF series, several characters come to the Monterey … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

More and more olive oil boutiques are popping up in California—and that’s a tasty trend. We visited The Quail & Olive in Carmel Valley to sample an array of premium olive oils and vinegars. Tasting of the olive oils and vinegars is free, and the staff are extremely knowledgeable. What’s unique … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

There are lots of fun things about being an author. One is location scouting. I like to think of the location as a character in my book. It not only gives the characters a place to interact with each other, it influences what they do and how they do it. … Read Entire Post

Shark Bites – news & sightings

Shark warning! On May 27 at 10:30 a.m. a great white shark was spotted at Marina State Beach (Monterey Bay). I guess this shark wanted to spend Memorial Day at the beach like everyone else. Shark Warning signs are posted at the entrance to the beach saying that surfing, swimming … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

The sixth annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine extravaganza takes place April 4-7 in picturesque Pebble Beach on the Monterey Bay. The “epicurean lifestyle event” brings together 250 wineries and 75 chefs for an array of tantalizing events including: Wine seminars Reserve wine tastings Lunches Dinners Cooking demos & more The hedonistic four-day party … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

One of Monterey Bay’s most popular & festive events, International Flavors of Marina, is next week. A ticket to this food, wine & beer tasting gets you samples from more than 25 establishments—all in one location! This year, Flavors takes place March 14th, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Carpenters Union Hall, 910A Second Avenue in … Read Entire Post