Monthly Archives: December 2015

New column: What are you doing New Year’s?

It’s New Year’s Eve, folks! Are you ready to ring in 2016? It’s been some kind of year, hasn’t it? Wherever you are, I hope you “take a cup of kindness” with friends and family, old and new. And I … Continue reading

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Christmas in 18th Century America + Keowee Valley STILL only $1.99 at Amazon!

Because my historical novel, Keowee Valley, is STILL only $1.99 in the Amazon Holiday Store until December 31st, my publisher,┬áBell Bridge Books, asked me to blog about it. Here’s a short piece about what it was like to write about … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve newspaper column: “In hopes of Christmas future”

Over the past two weeks in The Greenville News, I’ve been pondering on the ideas of Christmas past and present. Today is future’s turn. To read it, click here. Merry Christmas Eve to all!

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New column: “The beautiful chaos of Christmas present”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about the crazy chaos of my Christmas present. And includes references to Sam Elliott, “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” and Bojangles. I hope you enjoy it! To read, click here. … Continue reading

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New newspaper column: “In consideration of Christmas past”

My new column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about Christmas past–about memory, nostalgia, history, and more. And how this time of year, it’s important to look back. To read, click here. I hope you enjoy it!

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New column: “What do we want our holidays to be?”

It’s the first week of December, and the Christmas rush has begun. So, in my column today in The Greenville News, I’m taking stock–and asking myself, “What do I want my holidays to be like this year?” I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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Keowee Valley on sale at Amazon for ONLY $1.99!

Dearest readers: I’m THRILLED that Amazon has chosen my historical novel, Keowee Valley, for their holiday store. All December long, Keowee Valley is available for your Kindle, e-reader, etc, for ONLY $1.99! If you’re looking to dive into an historical … Continue reading

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