My blog on the craft of writing, well mostly...


I'm a member of the Columbia II Writers Workshop. Click below for my contributions to its blog.Workshop Blog

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Except for Cat's Fur, my novels are  available at independent bookstores in SC (click "Novels") and on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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Photo thanks to Amanda Harrison

Upcoming Appearances 2020

April 17-18

      Pickens Azalea Festival, Pickens, SC

April 23

     Shepherd's Center of Lexington, Lexington United Methodist Church, 309 E. Main St., Lexington, SC

April 24-25

     Rice Festival, Walterboro SC

Cat's Fur

Winner of

President's Award

A plantation owner and the slaves who tolerated or hated him...the unadorned Antebellum South.

Copyright Bonnie Stanard

Florida Authors and Publishers
Association Award

My children's book Cat's Fur was selected for the President's Book Award by the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA)in the category of cover design, large format. llustrations for Cat's Fur were produced by artist Marlaena Shannon. For children age 4-7 years. $12 a copy. For orders, see the form below.

My Poetry in

Scarlet Leaf Review

TheScarlet Leaf Review  featured five of my poems last November. In them, I explore ideas about nature and our relationship to it. Perhaps we share the fate of our trees, oceans and air. Click below, take a look, and leave a comment.

Bonnie's Poems