Very excited to announce How Much Longer: One Family's Journey Through Two Years of Hell, Healing, and Hilarity is now available on Amazon and other fine retailers. Get it in print or ebook. https://www.amazon.com/How-Much-Longer-Familys-Hilarity-ebook/dp/B0BWY1XF29
Synopsis: Take any kid on a car ride longer than 5 minutes and you're bound to get the "how much longer" question. Like most families during COVID, the Earnheardts found themselves asking that question nearly every day for two years. How Much Longer is a collection of short essays, heart-warming reflections of the family's tragedies, twists and triumphs during the seemingly endless pandemic.
Dr. Adam C. Earnheardt is a professor of communication and general education coordinator at Youngstown State University. He has written several books on sports fandom and communication. Adam served as executive director for several organizations, including the Youngstown Press Club and the Ohio Communication Association, and interim executive director with the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. His column writing focuses on the intersections of parenting, sports, social media and technologies.
Dr. Mary Beth Earnheardt is a professor of journalism and former director of the Anderson Program in Journalism at Youngstown State University where she serves as advisor to The Jambar, the school's student newspaper, and other student media. She previously served as president of the Society for Collegiate Journalists and also served as the Society's executive director for several years. Mary Beth is the author of Switch-A-Wish and shared weekly column writing duties with Adam for Mahoning Matters during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adam and Mary Beth reside in Youngstown, Ohio with their four children - Ella, Katie, Sadie, and Ozzie, two dogs - Iggy and Mickey, and their obnoxious cat - Jaws.
Dr. Adam C. Earnheardt is special assistant to the provost and professor of communication in the department of communication at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, OH, USA where he also directs the graduate program in professional communication. He researches and writes on a variety of topics including communication technologies, relationships, and sports (with an emphasis on fandom). His work has appeared in Mahoning Matters as well as The Vindicator and Tribune-Chronicle newspapers.