There's another novelist in my family tree, and she nearly completely slipped my mind.
Here in the South, winter weather is so wild and crazy that we don't worry too much about what a rodent says.

January 2023

One of the most interesting things about some of the best bands in Southern Rock is that they named themselves after people who weren’t in the band…
This past Saturday was an exciting day. Tens of thousands — maybe hundreds of thousands — of Georgia Bulldog fans gathered on campus to celebrate the…

December 2022

Happy New Year!
Last year, I highlighted the best things I had seen, listened to, and read in 2021. So why not make it an annual tradition? Just like last year, these…
This year, I somehow managed to read 70 books, just like I did last year. I can’t go through all of them here, but you can check out my Goodreads Year…
The novel-in-a-month challenge comes to a triumphant end three days early!
A story too good to not be true...
On Tuesday, I passed a significant milestone in my National Novel Writing Month challenge: I hit 40,000 words. For those of you math nerds, that’s 80…

November 2022

Novel update: halfway there and living on a prayer
At the beginning of the month, I announced that I was taking part in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I wound up delaying my writing start by…