Category Archives: MFA in Writing

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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Show & Tell Tuesday ~ Christmas Playlist

So, I had a birthday on Saturday, and it was a darn good one. I stayed in my pajamas all day long, and well into the next day. (Yes, I skipped church. No judging.) They were my really cute, Victoria … Continue reading

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No Posts This Week … Well, Except for This One

Hi, all. Happy December! Hope y’all had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving. Despite our epic trip to see my in-laws, we did. Hallelujah. Just wanted to let y’all know that I won’t be posting any this week; I’ve got a … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: Recipes, Movies, TV, Books, Beowulf & More

Breaking my fast from the Internet to deliver today‚Äôs edition of Show & Tell Friday. (Okay, so I wrote it before the fast and pre-programed it to post today. I cannot tell a lie.) Moving on. A bunch of great … Continue reading

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Fasting from the Internet

Hello, all. Just wanted to let y’all know that I’m taking a brief Internet fast until Tuesday, November 12th. This means that I won’t be posting here, at my blog, over on my author Facebook page, from my Twitter account … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday – Food, Books & Retreats Edition

I am officially 37 weeks pregnant. This week, my 3 1/2 year-old said, “Mama, you sure do look funny with that great big belly.” This just proves what I suspected when I had the said 3 1/2 year-old: Nature never … Continue reading

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Can I Get a Witness?

Okay, so the Marvin Gaye song “Can I Get a Witness” really doesn’t have much to do with my post today, I just love Marvin Gaye. His music makes me want to jump up and dance. And anything that makes … Continue reading

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A Winter Reading List

So, I’m boldly entering my 3rd semester as a graduate student in the MFA in Writing program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. I say “boldly” because I’m due to have Baby 2 one month before the semester officially … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

So, long-time readers of my blog, The Writing Scott, know that I really dig this title. I’ve used it before. But I can’t help it; it’s such a great song sung by the wonderful Gene Autry. Back in the saddle … Continue reading

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