Tag Archives: road trip

New column: “Turn up the music”

This week, my column in The Greenville News is about the music of summer–those songs that take us back in time, and are meant to be turned up, and turned up LOUD. I hope y’all enjoy it! To read, click … Continue reading

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New column: “Find that special spot wherever you are”

There are cool little places, and new things to do, wherever we are. Let’s go on an adventure! That’s my column today in The Greenville News. To read it, click here.

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New column: “Road trip wisdom from a three-year-old”

Hi, all! My column this week in The Greenville News is all about road trips, the simple things, and the wisdom of three-year-olds. I hope you enjoy! To read, click here.  

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Literary Pilgrimmage Day 4: MFA Graduation & We Hit the Road!

It’s laughable how long it’s taking me to post about my literary pilgrimmage through New England and on down the east coast back to Western North Carolina. Especially considering it happened in JULY. But such is life. Here are the links … Continue reading

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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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Literary Pilgrimage & Road Trip: Day 1 (or, really, Day 1/2)

So, here I sit, in my dorm room at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. It’s been a whirlwind of a four days since I left North Carolina, and I know I need to document it as promised. Here we … Continue reading

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New Column: “Summer road trips are a rite of passage”

Hi, all! My Thursday column is up at The Greenville News. This one’s about the glories (and bumps) of the summer road trip. Read it here. Hope you enjoy!  

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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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The Publication Countdown Continues: Cover Art, Page Proofs, Author Photos… Oh, My!

A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime — it’s not very scientific, but it helps. ~ Sir Alexander Fleming The publication process of my novel just keeps rolling on toward the finish line. And, let me tell you, it’s … Continue reading

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