Last night, I met up with Timothy Woodward at the Elephant Bar in the District in
. It was a beautiful evening in Las Vegas, Nevada , made even more beautiful by the permanent smile on Tim’s face. He has signed with Deidre Knight of the Knight Agency in Sin City , and his novel, Purple Cow, will soon be coming to a bookstore near you. Way. To. Go. Madison, Georgia
Tim is a graduate of the Southern New Hampshire University MFA program in creative writing and Purple Cow is the project he completed during the program. It's a LGBT YA novel about coming out and finding first love in rural
. The protagonist is a 16 year old boy that discovers support comes from unlikely places when you're gay in a place without a built in support network. It is being published by Kensington Books, which has a strong Gay/Lesbian Division and is a known commodity in LGBT publishing. New Hampshire
Tim is currently working on a second book, not a sequel, targeted toward the same market.