If You Missed These Events . . .

Virtual Book Launch at Novel Memphis On June 4 I was so happy to be in conversation with Jeffrey Blount…

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Book Tour!

Tour for John and Mary Margaret . . . a work in progress! May 26 – A Novel Bee (Facebook)…

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Zoom, Facebook Groups, and You Tube

National Library Month Events! How exciting to participate in events on Zoom, Facebook, and You Tube during April for my…

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Must Love Books

(photo: Susan Cushman, Editor, Melissa Carrigee, Publisher, and Kathy L. Murphy, founder of the Pulpwood Queens, dressed as lumber jacks…

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Why Should You Read “The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years!”?

It’s all about STORY . . . . In 2020, the Pulpwood Queens—and their male counterparts, the Timber Guys—are celebrating…

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Warming Up to Adele (and short story collections)

If you read my blog regularly, you know that I have published four books, with four different publishers—two university presses…

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Ten Favorite Things about the Southern Festival of Books

This past weekend I traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, for the 29th Annual Southern Festival of Books. The only other time…

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Magical Time in South Carolina

Our visit to Charleston and Beaufort, South Carolina, this past Wednesday-Sunday was nothing short of magical. In five days we…

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