Tag Archives: Southern Appalachians

New column: “Spring is full of surprises”

This week’s new column in The Greenville News is about my late-to-the-party affection for Spring. To read, click here.

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Christmas in 18th Century America + Keowee Valley STILL only $1.99 at Amazon!

Because my historical novel, Keowee Valley, is STILL only $1.99 in the Amazon Holiday Store until December 31st, my publisher, Bell Bridge Books, asked me to blog about it. Here’s a short piece about what it was like to write about … Continue reading

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Today’s newspaper column: “Hot Springs is a road trip worth taking”

My column today in The Greenville News is all about Hot Springs, North Carolina–where my husband and I recently celebrated our 10-year anniversary. Hot Springs has hiking and history, good food and drink, rivers, mountains, ancient Cherokee art, and ghost … Continue reading

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Keowee Valley Anniversary & Giveaway

Two years ago in September, my debut historical novel, Keowee Valley, was published by the lovely and fabulous folks at Bell Bridge Books. The whole thing–researching and writing the novel, acquiring a literary agent, and finally selling the book to a traditional publisher–had … Continue reading

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