Adoration

21
Mar

Dear Betsy

…how you honored me today with this!!! For years, I’ve followed agent Betsy Lerner’s blog – make that agent extraordinaire, i.e., also writer, poet, and of late, fierce bridge player. Writers follow agent blogs for many reasons.  Some want the inside “scoop” on publishing, some


The moment has arrived…and the wonderful folks over at Deep South Magazine agreed to do the cover reveal for THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET! View the cover, plus what I had to say about it here. And then, be sure to let me know what you


We’re back in North Carolina after a whirlwind week in Mississippi.  We left last Friday, February 17th at 5:00 a.m. and arrived in Holly Springs around 4:30 p.m. CST.  It’s a day long ride down through South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and then into MS, but


In a couple of days we’re heading for Mississippi, land of cotton, home of the blues, and a history so rich in all things southern – some good, some bad – that all it takes is a day or two of being there, and you


9
Feb

Spring Melt

The spring robins are here already.  They filled my yard yesterday morning, their burnt orange chests fat and plump.  There must have been at least forty, maybe fifty – it was hard to tell because as soon as I moved, they took off for the


Authorlink contributor, Diane Slocum, requested an interview to discuss my writing process on THE EDUCATION OF DIXIE DUPREE. What is uniquely different about each interview I’ve done thus far, is the interviewer’s ability to make me really think about not only my personal writing habits,


I was proud and honored to be asked to do an interview for Bloom. From their About page: MISSION Welcome to Bloom — a literary site devoted to highlighting, profiling, reviewing, and interviewing authors whose first major work was published when they were age 40


Deja vu, anyone? I know, I already announced this once when we were still working on the ability to publicize my posts simultaneously to social media.  That’s been fixed and so, I wanted to do another blog post to announce my new website – for


21
Jan

Welcome

…to my new web site! While working with the great design team over at Surfside Web, my main goal was to have an internet presence to represent what I write.  My stories are about hardy, determined people who face extraordinary hardships, privation, and sorrow, and


12
Jan

Kodachrome

I got a new camera for Christmas.  My husband can’t stand to see me struggle over anything, and although I never complain, there must be a look.  A frustrated glaring at whatever device I’m mangling into some modicum of acceptable performance. For instance, he gave


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