It was a very strong, emotional panel. The creators and authors of the Vegas Strong anthology discussed our reactions to the tragedy. Mat Kaufman (who wrote the foreword) was just going to sleep when he received the message that they needed all EMTs and personal for an emergency. He got dressed, drove in, and saw body after body. I was … Read More
Desert Companion: Mercedes M. Yardley's "My Space"
The Desert Companion ran a piece on my writing space in their December issue. Scott Dickensheets did a write-up of all of my various odds and ends while Brent Holmes threw himself on the floor to take some pictures of my teeny, tiny little area. My writing space is literally the corner of my bedroom. I found myself apologizing. “I’m sorry … Read More
The Las Vegas Shooting.
I’m going to start out by saying that my family is safe. This is the main purpose for this post, because I want loved ones to know that the Yardley family is accounted for. That isn’t the case for everyone, and that’s difficult to wrap my head around. Last night was a panic as the story unfolded. It was a … Read More