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Birchwood Book and Author Fair Tomorrow in Pickens, SC

Looking forward to the Birchwood Book and Author Fair tomorrow! If you’re in the area, I do hope you’ll drop by. Pickens, South Carolina is a great town nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The fair will be full … Continue reading

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Literary Pilgrimage Day 3: Hiking Mt. Holyoke & on to Vermont

It’s taking me a while to get these posts about my Literary & History Pilgrimmage done, and for that I apologize. My newly-minted five year-old starts preschool next week, I start teaching my college students again this week, and my … Continue reading

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Book Talk on Sunday, Mar. 30th in Mountain Rest

Happy Friday, all! I’m getting excited about my Book Talk on Sunday at the Mountain Lake Grill in beautiful Mountain Rest, South Carolina. I’ll be chatting with guests about Keowee Valley and its Cherokee background, which is especially fun for … Continue reading

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Q&A at Let Them Read Books

Hi, folks! There’s a brand new Q&A with me and blogger Jenny Q. over at her fabulous book blog, “Let Them Read Books.” In it, we talk about Keowee Valley, Quinn and Jack, the South Carolina frontier and the challenges … Continue reading

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New Review at Book-alicious Mama

Woke up this morning to find a new review of Keowee Valley over at Book-alicious Mama, a fantastic–and fantastically thorough, interesting, and smart–book blog written by Jennifer Smeth. I’m a follower, because Jennifer blogs daily about great books, answering all … Continue reading

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Keowee Valley the Daily Deal on Amazon – TODAY only $1.99

Hi, all! Happiest of Fridays to you all! After 11 days in Vermont in sub-Artic temperatures, 3 plane trips and delayed luggage, I’m finally back home with my family. Happiness! More on my time at the Vermont College of Fine … Continue reading

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Books Clubs & Literary Festivals: How Sweet it is!

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: I LOVE book clubs! Book clubs have the coolest members, the yummiest food, the neatest meeting spots–be it in someone’s cozy home or at the “lake house” at Straus Park in Brevard, … Continue reading

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For the History Lovers & Fans of Historical Fiction

Or, for you history dorks like me … First, here’s a new, FREE online course offered by coursera and Bruce Holsinger, an author and professor at the University of Virginia. It’s called “Plagues, Witches and War: The Worlds of Historical … Continue reading

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Artist-in-Residence Part II + Tips for Making the Most Out of Your Artist’s Residency or Retreat

* Continued from last week’s post about my stint as the Artist-in-Residence at The Reserve at Lake Keowee in Sunset, S.C. As promised, here’s a bit more about my time at The Reserve, where I stayed for a week with … Continue reading

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New Podcast Interview at Southern Spines

I’m excited about this new podcast interview with me over at Southern Spines! Editor Alison Law (newly named assistant program director of the upcoming AJC Decatur Book Festival) and I talked Keowee valley, historical fiction, movies, the writing life and … Continue reading

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