Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

March 25, 2014

Index welcomes Todd Glasscock as new staff writer

Mineral Wells Index

— Veteran journalist and writer Todd Glasscock joined the Mineral Wells Index on Monday as its newest staff writer.

A native of Marlin, Texas, currently residing in Graham, Glasscock is a short story writer, journalist, editor and aspiring novelist. He grew up in Little River-Academy and Temple.

Glasscock was the editor at TSTC Publishing, the custom textbook publishing arm of Texas State Technical College Waco. Before serving as editor at TSTC he was the Lifestyles and Religion editor for the Temple Daily Telegram as well as covering the city beat during his nine-year stint there.

As a freelance writer he has been published in The City Review (Waco), Waco Today magazine, the Round Rock Leader, the Austin American-Statesman and Book Page. Other publication credits include 76107 Magazine and The Creatives magazine.

His first short story publications were online at Pindeldyboz.com. In 2000 his criticism received honorable mention in the Associated Press Managing Editors Awards. He also likes to speak about writing and has taught writing at McLennan Community College in Waco. Currently, he is making a foray into science fiction.

A 1996 graduate of Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Glasscock possesses a master’s degree in English.

“We are very happy to have someone of Todd’s experience and background, as well as his writing talents and expertise, on staff at the Index,” said Publisher Mel Rhodes. “He will be a great asset to both the paper and the community.”

Glasscock’s email is tglasscock@mineralwellsindex.com and he can be reached at (940) 325-4465, ext. 3428.