Category Archives: Fiction Writing

Accidental Birds garners SIBA Nomination!

This has been an amazing year for me, and one of the reasons is independent bookstores. Their support for my fiction debut — Accidental Birds of the Carolinas — has been nothing short of heartwarming! Bookstores in the Southeast have … Continue reading

North Carolina Writers Fellowship

For twenty years I’ve been applying. The first time I applied for a grant to write an epic poem about the life of John Lawson and his Indian guide, Eno Will. Sort of an Odyssey for the New World. Well, … Continue reading

Those Little Bookstore Tags

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Those Little Bookstore Tags I have always loved those little notecards that slip onto the side of a book on display at a bookstore. A staff person has read the book and hand-written a mini-review–but only if they really love … Continue reading