Category Archives: Quail Ridge Books

Pen/Hemingway Recognition

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Every writer has a dream award, the one that she knows would change life forever. Pen/Hemingway, an award for first fiction book, has always been one of those for me. It’s the kind of award that you can get only … Continue reading

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

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