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Showing my appreciation for YOU!

We’re a week away from Valentine’s Day, and normally I am just thankful that I’m not Rosaline from Romeo and Juliet. This year, though, I wanted to show my appreciation for those of you who read this blog and read … 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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Mae – One of my favorite minor characters

My heart belongs to Mae     If you’ve read Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey, then you’ve met Mae. She’s Josephine’s neighbor. Mae is just two years younger than Josephine, but their lives are so different. During the times their … Continue reading

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Mayhem in May

Summer Begins… With An Interview I had the pleasure of appearing on Rhonda Dennis’s blog – Green Bayou Novels – to discuss Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey. An excerpt from our interview: For such a naive and simple person, Josephine’s character … Continue reading

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Kate Chopin & the ‘Cadian Ball

“Alcée reached the ball very late, of course—too late for the chicken gumbo which had been served at midnight.” – ‘Cadian Ball, Kate Chopin, 1892     ‘Cadian Ball by Kate Chopin  is so packed with information it takes a few readings … Continue reading

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#Sample Sunday – Excerpt “We Brave Seven”

Kara Stewart of Art in Photography hosted a short story competition. The guidelines required entrants to write a story based on a photo by Janet McQueen of Janet McQueen Photography. The color on the photo is engaging and this writing … Continue reading

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#Sample Sunday – Excerpt from Sugar’s Pills

An excerpt from my short story “Sugar’s Pills” that won the Moonlit Door Contest:   Dr. Leslie would understand when I explained that I had lost Sugar’s Ketamine pills. When I took Sugar in last week, Dr. Leslie and I … Continue reading

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