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Literary Pilgrimage, Day 2: Orchard House, Dickinson Museum, Mt. Holyoke

Whew. Let me say that again. Whew. I am home, finally, after an almost three-week trip up to New England and back again. In that time I took a two-day novel research trip to Massachusetts, attended my last residency as … Continue reading

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Friday Stuff: New Column & Upcoming Literary Road Trip

  Hi, all! My new column is up at The Greenville News. This one’s all about fatherhood–and is especially for fathers of daughters. Read it here.   In other news, on Monday things get wild in my world. I’m headed … Continue reading

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My Writing Process – Virtual Bus Blog Tour

      Y’all ever take a long trip on a Greyhound bus? Perhaps in middle or high school, where you went to some exotic (to your teenaged self) new place? Growing up in South Carolina, we headed to Charleston … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Whupped

Folks, I’ve been whupped: by two wonderful but needy children, by a week of no preschool due to snow–during which my 4 year-old and I both had the flu–by a job I love but is a lot of work (yes, … Continue reading

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Fasting from the Internet

Hello, all. Just wanted to let y’all know that I’m taking a brief Internet fast until Tuesday, November 12th. This means that I won’t be posting here, at my blog, over on my author Facebook page, from my Twitter account … Continue reading

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Can I Get a Witness?

Okay, so the Marvin Gaye song “Can I Get a Witness” really doesn’t have much to do with my post today, I just love Marvin Gaye. His music makes me want to jump up and dance. And anything that makes … Continue reading

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A Winter Reading List

So, I’m boldly entering my 3rd semester as a graduate student in the MFA in Writing program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. I say “boldly” because I’m due to have Baby 2 one month before the semester officially … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle Again

So, long-time readers of my blog, The Writing Scott, know that I really dig this title. I’ve used it before. But I can’t help it; it’s such a great song sung by the wonderful Gene Autry. Back in the saddle … Continue reading

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