Southern Fiction

Years ago, my husband to be and I went on a hike in Doughton Park.  If you click on the link you’ll see a list of trails for the some thirty miles one can wander through, and never get lost.  (see what I did there?) 


Welcome to First Sentence Friday for THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET! When I set out to write this story, I knew I wanted it to take place in one of my favorite spots to visit, the Appalachian region of North Carolina.  This area is stunningly beautiful


I’m excited to share that in two weeks, on June 16th, I’ll once again start First Sentence Fridays as a way to introduce readers to my next book, THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET.  Just like with THE EDUCATION OF DIXIE DUPREE, once a week, I’ll post


Today’s the day! The Fall/Winter 2017 Buzz Books catalog published by Publisher’s Marketplace and featuring the top forty titles for the season is now available. What you want to know is this catalog contains the first chapter of my next book, THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET. 


2
May

Encounters

Just a little story here… Out on my run the other day, I’m going along, head in the clouds so to speak. I’ve said it a bunch, when I’m running, I’m writing.  So, up one street, down another, zig through the graveyard, zag back out. 


It’s been a while since I wrote a post about…writing. The truth is, writers are never not writing, ya know?  Even when I’m not telling you I’m writing – I am. Lately I’ve been working on a new project, and I’ve hit the halfway mark. 


Don’t you just love do overs?  Although I provided a “correction” to what I’d talked about in my post yesterday with regard to all the news related to my books, I realized some would have only read the original post.  While my news isn’t all


My word, y’all.  There has been so much pouring in, I figured I better do a post just to make sure I’m able to keep track of it myself!  Some of this will be a repeat for a few of you, but hey, good news


Below is the link for the interview I did for Book Talk Memphis when I visited Mississippi in February.  Linda Lloyd was the interviewer for WYPL 89.3 radio.  I thought she did a great job in pulling out the some of the deeper meaning and


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


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