Monthly Archives: August 2016

New column: “Learning how to lose well”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about losing–and learning how to do it well. With a nod to one of my favorite teams, who recently lost, and lost big. To read, click here.

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New column: “All you need is a creek”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about splashing around in a summer creek. I sure hope y’all enjoy it. To read, click here.

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New column: “Why we should read books over again”

My column this week in The Greenville News is (shocker) all about books. Old books, new books, any book you like. And about why I think you should read them all over again. Trust me. To read, click here.

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New column: ‘You’re never fully dressed without a smile’”

My column this week in The Greenville News is all about the power of a smile. I hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click here.  

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I’m teaching a new class, open to all!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be teaching this Fall in the Great Smokies Writing Program through the University of North Carolina-Asheville. My class, “Telling the Truth Slanted: Writing History in Fiction,” will meet on Tuesday evenings for 10 weeks, … Continue reading

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New column: “How many of us really know how to relax?”

Last week’s column in The Greenville News was all about my inability to relax. Even at the beach. Which is where I was, and why I forgot to post it here. I hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click here.

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