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Katherine Scott Crawford is an award-winning writer, newspaper columnist, and college English teacher. She’s the author of Keowee Valley, an historical adventure set in the Revolutionary-era Carolinas and in the Cherokee country. Her parenting/outdoor life column appears in The Greenville News (S.C.) every Thursday, and is often picked up in newspapers across the country.

“A glorious debut from a gifted author.”
-Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of Big Stone Gap and The Shoemaker’s Wife

Keowee Valley is a terrific first novel by Katherine Scott Crawford–a name that should be remembered.”
-Pat Conroy, bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad

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New column: “I need a she-ro”

sheroesThese days, I need a she-ro. (Insert the 1980s Footloose soundtrack at will).

So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it. And if you do, I hope you’ll share.

To read, click here.

To listen to the song, click here: I Need a Hero.

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New column: “Book clubs and dreaming big”

Me with my 6th grade Language Arts teacher, Evelyn Pollard!

Me with my 6th grade Language Arts teacher, Evelyn Pollard!

It’s a special thing, as a first-time novelist, to visit book clubs. A dream come true, really. But it’s especially lovely when you get to be the guest at the book club of your 6th grade Language Arts teacher, like I was! So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News.

To read, click here.

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New column: “Unpredictable March”

marchRaise your hand if some days, it feels like March weather is just messing around with you.

Yep, me too. So that’s my column this week in The Greenville News.

I hope y’all enjoy it! If you do, I hope you’ll share.

To read, click here.

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New column: “Learning how to say no”

noI am a “yes” girl. Always have been. Yes to helping, yes to adventure, yes to more than I can possibly handle on my own. Anyone else out there like this? Well, I’m learning to say “no” when it matters most.

That’s my column this week at The Greenville News. To read, click here.

Hope y’all enjoy!

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New column: “Fill in the blank”

If only I could __________, my life would be perfect.

How many of us have played the game of fill-in-the-blank? That and more in my column this week in The Greenville News. I hope y’all enjoy it!

To read, click here.

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New column: “Valentine’s Day and middle school romance”

Ah, middle school in the 1990s. A time of budding romance, zits, braces, shoulder pads, and perms. That’s my column this week in The Greenville News. Sure hope y’all enjoy it!

To read, click here.

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New column: “Which wolf are you feeding?”

wolfMy column this week in The Greenville News is about that ever-present inner battle between hope and fear. It’s one we all face. And it comes with a choice: which one will we let win?

To read, click here.

P.S. Wolves are awesome, unfairly-maligned creatures. They’re used in this particular legend as a symbol.

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New column: “A puppy–and dog owner–in training”

Merlin and me, ready to head out for a hike

Merlin and me, ready to head out for a hike

Hi, all. Forgot to post yesterday. My column this week in The Greenville News is about training our new puppy, Merlin. And, of course, training ourselves.

That and more if you click here. Sure hope y’all enjoy it!

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New column: “A story about whining”

This kid. I love her more than chocolate. But she whines.

This kid. I love her more than chocolate. But she whines.

Hi, all.

My column this week in The Greenville News is about whining. Because if I hear my 7 year-old whine one more time, I’m moving to Australia.

To read, click here.

Hope y’all enjoy it!

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New column: “Not your average sports story”

www.clemson.edu

www.clemson.edu

I don’t know if you heard, but the Clemson Tigers won the 2016 college football National Championship. The Tigers are my team: I’m a lifelong fan, and an alum. So that–and a love of sports, and more–is what my column is about this week in The Greenville News.

To read, click here.

I hope you enjoy it!

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