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A little magic to light up your day

Last year I attended a conference full of amazingly talented women. It was there that I met Reba Birmingham, author of Floodlight and Words on a Plate. Her gentle aura and genuine respect for our craft drew me to her, and by the end of our time in PA I considered her my friend. This… Continue reading A little magic to light up your day

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PRIDE 2019: What I didn’t know

June is pride month. This year I decided to post a PRIDE picture to Instagram each day of the month. I thought it would be a fun way to get people to think about our community. What I didn't count on was how much I would learn about our history. I knew this year marked… Continue reading PRIDE 2019: What I didn’t know

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Ripples author,Evan Williams

I love it when I find another local author. This week it is my pleasure to interview Evan Williams, a fellow North Carolinian writing from the Asheville area. Hi Evan. I read that you entered your first writing competition in sixth grade and won second place. Would you please introduce yourself to my readers and… Continue reading Ripples author,Evan Williams

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Marketing woes of a new author

My debut novel, SANDMAN, was released December 15, 2018. Writing it was my second job for the last two years. My first job takes me to a local college where I work with a great team to ensure the best possible education for transfer students. I have to be there at 8:30, and I leave… Continue reading Marketing woes of a new author

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Interview with the Writer’s Digest award winning author, Beth Burnett

Several years ago, at a GCLS conference far, far away, I had the pleasure of meeting one of the coolest women ever. I was a con virgin, and she was a one woman welcome committee. She wasn't actually the only person making people feel welcome. In fact, the conference is one of the most welcoming… Continue reading Interview with the Writer’s Digest award winning author, Beth Burnett