Veteran Texas-based journalist John DeMers is the author of 50 published books, on subjects from Texas culture, history, food and drink to a popular series of crime novels set in far West Texas. John is the host of the weekly “Delicious Mischief” radio show heard in Houston, Dallas and Austin. He lives in Houston, Austin and Marfa.
Marketing and public relations exec Paige Dawson Rodriguez is president of MPD Ventures Company, a full-service marketing and communications firm, and has worked with Jack Grayson and APQC for more than a decade. She has served as project manager and editor for seven books on knowledge management, financial management and leadership. She most often works with small businesses to develop strategies, compelling content and designs for overall branding, public relations programs, marketing campaigns and websites. She lives