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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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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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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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Oskar Blues, Keowee Valley in the News, Readers’ Awards, and I’m Off to Puerto Rico!

I hope you all have had a wonderful holiday season so far, and are relaxing (I hope) today by watching football and lounging by a warm fire! New Year’s again … In my town, friends are gearing up for the big Oskar Blues … Continue reading

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Bet Your Bottom Dollar

This morning I’m channeling Annie. Yes, the curly-red-headed gumshoe orphan from the 1982 film. When I was four years old, I was entranced by Annie and her Daddy Warbucks world. My mom bought me an Annie wig, I dressed like … Continue reading

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