Monthly Archives: October 2012

NaNoWriMo – Have I Lost my Mojo?

NaNo starts November 1. I completed (I won!) NaNo last November. If you aren’t familiar with NaNo, “winning” means that I completed 50k words in the month of November of 2011. That manuscript later became Nelson and Cora: The Beginning. … Continue reading

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Frankly, my dear … My favorite Rhett Butler quotes

I’ve been thinking about Ethan and Josephine, and how much I love a rogue of a man in literature, and of course, my thoughts turned to Rhett Butler, and how he set the bar. So, in honor of my most … Continue reading

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Southern Creatives – Jim Booth, guest post: Southern Rock Stardom, Postmodernism, and the Persistence of Memory

After a week’s vacation (which led to antibiotics all around in our house!), Southern Creatives is back. I hope you all enjoy this guest post by Jim Booth and find it as entertaining as I do. Southern Rock Stardom, Postmodernism, … Continue reading

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Post-Vacation Depression – or how we survived our trip to Disney

I can truthfully report that there is no shortage of people, lizards or three dollar canned cokes at Disney. I can also report that while October is a less crowded month to visit Mouse Land, that does not mean there … Continue reading

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Southern Creatives – News From the Road – Fairhope, AL

Road Trip This past weekend I traveled from northeast Texas to Fairhope, Alabama, for the Book Festival sponsored by Page and Palette. To be honest, I had planned on this post being a list of things that were wrong with … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson and Heart – an exploration of my (goofy) childhood

It’s an interesting week in the Pop Culture realm. Heart and Johnny Carson and me photo credit: dogwelder via photopin cc Heart released their biography “Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul and Rock & Roll” and they have … Continue reading

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Southern Creatives – Louisa Dang – @louisadang – Permission to be Southern?

Southern writer, Louisa Dang, is my guest today on Southern Creatives. I love the title of her post “Permission to be Southern,” so I am getting out of the way so you can get on with reading her article! Permission … Continue reading

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