Category Archives: historical novel

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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Keowee Valley the Daily Deal on Amazon – TODAY only $1.99

Hi, all! Happiest of Fridays to you all! After 11 days in Vermont in sub-Artic temperatures, 3 plane trips and delayed luggage, I’m finally back home with my family. Happiness! More on my time at the Vermont College of Fine … Continue reading

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Tak’ a Cup o’ Kindness

On this New Year’s Eve, I wanted to thank you all for being so good to me over the past year–for reading my novel, Keowee Valley, and falling in love with its characters–especially Quinn and Jack–and the wild Carolina frontier, … 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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Wondering What to Do During the Government Shut-down?

Today, hundreds of National Parks across our great land are being closed due to the partial government shut-down. This makes me sad, and makes me grind my teeth in frustration for so many reasons. Most of all, my heart goes … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: September 27, 2013

Well, last week’s Show & Tell Friday was postponed due to the fact that I was at the beach with my family. And it was good to take a much-needed break from my laptop. But this week it’s back, and … Continue reading

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New Authors & Books in the Mountains: Recap of the 2013 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the 2013 Carolina Mountains Literary Festival in Burnsville, North Carolina, as an author presenter. I took with me a tube of mascara that hadn’t been opened in six months, the only clothes … Continue reading

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New Photos from Book Events & Other News

Hi, all. Happy Thursday. During football season, which always makes me think of being back in college as an undergrad, I can’t help but remember that Thursdays were huge social nights on campus. Everyone went out on Thursday nights. In … Continue reading

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Books Clubs & Literary Festivals: How Sweet it is!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I LOVE book clubs! Book clubs have the coolest members, the¬†yummiest food, the neatest meeting spots–be it in someone’s cozy home or at the “lake house” at Straus Park in Brevard, … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: the Labor Day Weekend Edition

Happy Labor Day Weekend, everyone! I love this weekend, for many reasons. 1) Because it makes it seem like we’ve still got a little bit of summer left, even though everyone’s back at school and the air has started to … Continue reading

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