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New Review at Book-alicious Mama

Woke up this morning to find a new review of Keowee Valley over at Book-alicious Mama, a fantastic–and fantastically thorough, interesting, and smart–book blog written by Jennifer Smeth. I’m a follower, because Jennifer blogs daily about great books, answering all … Continue reading

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New Interview at Appalachianhistory.net

Hi, all. I’m truly excited to share this interview with me over at Appalachianhistory.net, a fantastic web site for all you history and mountain-lovers. I’d not known about the site until I received an interview request from one of its … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: All Things Fall

So, barring the fact that my eyes are so itchy from pollen and swollen from being up late with a screaming 5 month-old I can barely see out of them to type, I. am. determined. to. be. positive. Especially in … Continue reading

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Artist-in-Residence Part II + Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Artist’s Residency or Retreat

* Continued from last week’s post about my stint as the Artist-in-Residence at The Reserve at Lake Keowee in Sunset, S.C. As promised, here’s a bit more about my time at The Reserve, where I stayed for a week with … Continue reading

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2013 Birchwood Book & Author Fair – Table Rock State Park

Hi, all. I’m back from my week as the Artist-in-Residence in The Reserve at Lake Keowee, a community literally sitting on top of the land where Keowee Valley is set. More on this to come in a post next week! … Continue reading

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New Podcast Interview at Southern Spines

I’m excited about this new podcast interview with me over at Southern Spines! Editor Alison Law (newly named assistant program director of the upcoming AJC Decatur Book Festival) and I talked Keowee valley, historical fiction, movies, the writing life and … Continue reading

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Keowee Valley & the 2013 HOLT Medallion Awards

Hi folks, I just found out that Keowee Valley has been honored with a 2013 HOLT Medallion Award of Merit by the Virginia Romance Writers! This is a particularly cool honor, not only because the VA Romance Writers are such … Continue reading

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Shoeless Joe, the Colonial South, Writing & More: A New Author Interview

There’s a new author interview with me today over at Jim Lomas’s very funny and very cool cycling, music, and more blog, “Fables of the Deconstruction.” Full disclosure: Jimmy has been a friend of my husband’s since they were kids. … Continue reading

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Goodreads Q & A, Blog Tour & Book Giveaway for Keowee Valley

It’s a big day¬†for Keowee Valley and me! First, I’m doing a blog tour! This means I, and Keowee Valley, will be featured on several different blogs–each of them different (and all the things I talk about different, too). Check … Continue reading

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Keowee Valley $ 1.99 at Amazon Kindle!

Hi, all! I’m excited to announce that Keowee Valley will be on sale for only $1.99 at the Amazon Kindle Store, this Friday, March 22 through 7 p.m. Monday, March 25th! If you’ve got reader-friends or family looking for a … Continue reading

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