Other Writing

Book Review:

“Book Review: To the Bones (Nieman)” – my review of Valerie Newman’s supernatural thriller in Appalachian Review, Spring 2021.

“Book Review: A Million Fragile Bones (Fowler)” – my review of Connie May Fowler’s environmental memoir in Appalachian Heritage, Spring 2017.


“A Million Fragile Bones” – my interview with bestselling author Connie May Fowler, about her new environmental memoir, in Appalachian Heritage magazine, Spring 2017 Issue.

Newspaper Columns:

Columnist, The Greenville News, Greenville, S.C. – 2014 – 2019

Guest Columnist, The Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, N.C. – 2017 – 2019

* My columns were frequently picked up by newspapers in the U.S.A. Today network, across the country and in the U.K., including (but not limited to): U.S.A. Today, The Detroit Free Press, and The Herald Scotland.

Magazine Column:

Upstate Parent – monthly

Guest Blogs:

“Oh, What Fun: Diving into an 18th Century Christmas” – a guest post about what it was like writing about an 18th century, colonial America Christmas in Keowee Valley, at the Bell Bridge Books website.

“Fun Fact Friday – Katherine Scott Crawford and Her Path to Publication” – A guest post at Michelle Ziegler Author.

“The Beauty of Book Clubs” – A guest post about being an author guest at book clubs on Riding With the Top Down.

“Writing as a Mom” – A guest post on the Bell Bridge Books Blog.

“Katherine Scott Crawford on Creativity” – A guest post about where and how I find creative inspiration, on author Ann Hite’s blog, Living the Creative Life.

“A Christmas Wish” – A guest post about my Christmas traditions, family, and hopes for the coming year, on the Bell Bridge Books Blog.

“And So I Did” – A guest post about my writerly upbringing, on the Bell Bridge Books Blog.


“Keowee” — An excerpt from Keowee Valley (originally entitled Keowee) in Wilderness House Literary Review.


“July 19, 2007” – an essay on memory and miscarriage in the July 19, 2017 issue of Past-Ten

“The Sacred Stillness of Father Damien” — A craft essay in the Winter 2015 issue of Appalachian Heritage.

“Deep Breathing Under Big Sky” — An essay about my time spent at the Montana Artists Refuge in Santa Fe Writer’s Project: the Journal.

“Procreation Meets Gross Grits” — An essay about the pressure to have children, in Western North Carolina Woman.

“Dr. Joe’s Office, 74 George Street” — An essay about my favorite place on the College of Charleston campus, and a tribute to a favorite teacher.


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