Open Letter to Jo Jorgensen: Help me understand why I should consider a Libertarian for President.

Ms. Jorgensen, First, congratulations on your nomination. I am writing this open letter as a registered Democrat whose views are very compatible with Libertarian views on justice reform, civil liberties, non-isolationism, and non-interventionism, among other things.  However, my biggest concern about the Libertarian Party is that I'm afraid that its economic policies will leave people--most … Continue reading Open Letter to Jo Jorgensen: Help me understand why I should consider a Libertarian for President.

I’m Excited as MWAFrederick Celebrates One Year!

I recently wrote an article for the Urbana Town Courier, about the Frederick Chapter of Maryland Writers' Association hitting one year since we were chartered.  It's been a privilege to serve as President of the Chapter since July.  I'm looking forward to all of the things we have planned for the next year, in programming, … Continue reading I’m Excited as MWAFrederick Celebrates One Year!

Takin’ a trip

Well, it's been a while since I've taken a trip, so I'm taking a trip. My daughter Sequoia and I will be heading to Germany, where I'll be doing some research for the June's Hat manuscript and Sequoia will be maintaining her German.  Some Guy's Hat won't be traveling with us, though. We'll be gone from 04-22 … Continue reading Takin’ a trip

Guess who was named Vice President of the Frederick Chapter of the Maryland Writers’ Association?

Last weekend, I joined three others in assuming the duties of Chapter officers for Maryland Writers' Association. We're super excited! The Chapter’s officers are Lisa V. Proulx (President), Kari Martindale (Vice President) (That's me), Jeff Reynolds (Treasurer), and Pattie Hughes (Secretary).  Here we are, looking excited.

Visit me at the Baltimore Book Festival!

Last year, I volunteered at the Baltimore Book Festival, manning the Maryland Writers' Association table for one shift.  I'll be back again this year, a week from today!  See below and come stop by!! Friday, September 28, 2018 11:00 am - 3:00 pm: Kari will be at the Baltimore Book Festival, at the Baltimore Inner … Continue reading Visit me at the Baltimore Book Festival!