Tag Archives: creative writing

TWO spaces left at the Tinderbox Writers Retreat, March 15 – 19 on Sullivan’s Island

                                    I’m thrilled to be part of the Tinderbox Writers Retreat, March 15 – 19 on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina. Thrilled to teach, … Continue reading

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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: “There is no magic pill”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about last week, when I was a California girl. And also about trying to write, and be a mother, and be good at both those things, at the very same time. … Continue reading

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New column: “The college kids are just fine”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about what it’s like being a college professor, teaching writing, college students, my old college profs, and my experiences conducting creative writing workshops just last week. I hope y’all enjoy, and … Continue reading

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New column: “What does it mean to be truly grateful?”

My column today in The Greenville News is all about the notion of gratefulness. What does it really mean to be truly grateful? To read, click here.

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Essay on Craft in the Winter 2015 Issue of Appalachian Heritage

I’m proud to announce that I’ve just had a craft essay (for you fine reader folks who aren’t writer folks, that’s an essay on and about the craft of creative writing) published in the Winter 2015 issue of Appalachian Heritage┬ámagazine. … Continue reading

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