Tag Archives: Autumn

What Would Quinn Do?

To go directly to my guest post at Bell Bridge Books, “What Would Quinn Do?” click here.  Fall may be my favorite season. It’s more than the trees and mountains around my town awash in red, orange, and gold, and … Continue reading

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Last day for the Early Bird Special to MountainTop Writers Retreat’s inaugural retreat for women writers and creatives!

Today at 11:59 PM is the last time to register with the Early Bird Special for Fall MountainTop, MountainTop Writers Retreat’s inaugural retreat for women writers and creatives, hosted Nov. 8-11, 2019 at beautiful Earthshine Lodge in the mountains of … Continue reading

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MountainTop Writers Retreat News: Early Bird Special extended, new (additional) discount, and more!

I’m thrilled to announce three changes to MountainTop Writers Retreat’s inaugural retreat for women writers and creatives: Fall MountainTop, November 8 – 11, 2019. First, we’ve extended the Early Bird Special through 11:59 p.m. October 17, 2019.  Second, we’ve added … Continue reading

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Last day for the Early Bird Discount to MountainTop Writers Retreat, Nov. 8 – 11, 2019

Hi, all! Today is the last day of the Early Bird Discount for MountainTop Writers Retreat’s inaugural retreat for women writers, Fall MountainTop: Nov. 8-11, 2019.  Invest in your writing. Write your book. Give yourself this gift of uninterrupted creative … Continue reading

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Early Bird Special for MountainTop Writers Retreat through September 30, 2019!

Hi, all! I spent a lovely morning up at Earthshine Lodge in Lake Toxaway, N.C., with Karin Stickland, a photographer from Bold Life magazine. (That’s the yellow door at the Lodge entrance behind me.) They’re doing an upcoming piece on … Continue reading

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It’s the Autumnal Equinox! (or, Happy First Day of Fall)

Autumn, how I love thee! Let me count the ways…. Or rather, let me link you to my newspaper column from last year, when I waxed poetic–or at least enthusiastically–about the arrival of Fall. I really miss writing my column, … Continue reading

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A great Fall farm festival benefiting folks with ASD and their families

Hi, all! If you’re in the Western North Carolina or Upstate South Carolina area, or maybe you’re up for a road trip to the mountains, this one’s for you. This Saturday, September 21st from 4 – 8 p.m., Full Spectrum … Continue reading

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Reminder: Early Bird Special for MountainTop Writers Retreat + Shared Room option now available

Hi, writers and creatives (and other fine folks)! Just a reminder that our Early Bird Special for Fall MountainTop, MountainTop Writers Retreat’s first pure retreat for women writers, is available to those who register by September 30th!  Also: our Shared … Continue reading

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New column: “A few books, movies and TV shows to check out this fall”

It’s November, y’all. And in November, I like to hibernate. Oh, who am I kidding? Children don’t let you hibernate. So in November, I like to pretend to settle down and to read, watch TV and movies, and cocoon myself … Continue reading

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New column: “How will you enjoy autumn’s ‘golden days’?”

Despite the fact that temperatures in even the mountain south remain in the 80s, it is officially fall. Autumn. The season of the year that holds the most gold. How will you enjoy these fall days? This, poetry, quotes, nature, … Continue reading

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