Blurb Slut

Lifting One Another Up My favorite author Pat Conroy called himself a “blurb slut,” and was known for writing blurbs…

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Small Mississippi Towns and the Characters That (Might) Live There!

Eleven years ago this August I went to the first Mississippi Writers Guild Conference in Clinton, Mississippi. It was pivotal…

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The Almost Sisters and Pen & Palette’s 10-Year Anniversary!

I’ve been a fan of Joshilyn Jackson since I first met her back in August of 2007 (hard to believe…

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Writing on Wednesday: A Sense of Place

Spending three weeks in the Denver area with kids and grandkids isn’t quite enough time to get a feel for…

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Writing on Wednesday: Getting Steamy on the Page with Beth Ann and Joshilyn

[Note: Wednesday’s post is a day late because I was enjoying New Year’s Day with my husband and friends, watching…

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Fiction (and Nonfiction) on Friday: In the Reading Queue for 2014

It’s only twelve days until the beginning of the new year, and I’ve already got 8 books in my reading…

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