Tag Archives: Brevard

Show & Tell Friday: Fall Festivities & Quotes to Ponder On

I still look like I did last week. But I’m powering through. Some good stuff to share on this cold October weekend: 1.) Halloweenfest & Osktoberfest in Transylvania County I live in Transylvania County, North Carolina, and if you haven’t … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: Monster Turtles, Mountains & More

Happy August, everyone! What a July it was–hot, muggy, rainy, busy and fun. My baby girl is officially 3 months old, and I can hardly believe it. When you were a kid, didn’t it annoy you how grown-ups used to always … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: Summer Solstice Edition (& a little early)

Hey, all! Today is the Summer Solstice: the longest day of the year, the official first day of summer, and, as it so happens, my husband’s birthday! Oh, how I love the summer. Sunday was the first night I’d noticed … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Friday: the Ides of March Edition

Ah, the infamous ides of March: the first month of the year in the original Roman calendar (the Romans celebrated the New Year from March 1st until today), the day in 44 B.C. when Julius Caesar was assassinated by members … Continue reading

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Amazon’s The Big Deal (and other news)

Hi, all! Happy December! This weekend my family went to the woods (literally) to cut down our Christmas tree. Then we took part in The Twilight Festival, my favorite of Brevard, North Carolina’s many celebrations. There was an ice luge, … Continue reading

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Reading Tonight at Brevard College

Happy Belated Thanksgiving, everyone! Hope you had a relaxing and delicious-food-filled few days with family and friends. Some news: Three other Brevard College professors and I will be reading from our recently published works (me from Keowee Valley, of course) … Continue reading

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Recap of My Latest Presentation, and Off to the Parkway

On Tuesday I gave a presentation at the Transylvania County Library in my little town of Brevard, North Carolina. Called “The Slanted Truth: When Fiction Meets History,” I talked about the ins and outs of writing historical fiction, Keowee Valley, … Continue reading

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