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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Celebrate National Library Week with these Words of Advance Praise for FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

  Today I’m celebrating National Library Week by sharing advance praise from eleven authors for my short story collection, FRIENDS…

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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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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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CHERRY BOMB Book Tour Continues: ALABAMA and FLORIDA!

What a great time I had last weekend on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! It started with a live interview on…

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