Held at the historic Frampton Plantation (Yemassee, South Carolina), the festival had more artisans and writers than visitors.
An auditorium packed with authors and books at Fernandina Beach Middle School. Must have been overwhelming to visitors. Some focus needed.
I was interviewed on G.W. Pomichter’s Hangin’ With Web Show. Skype presented a technical challenge. It's available on YouTube.
Old trains, cars, and tractors at the Sparkleberry Country Fair, but our book tent was a bit quiet. Too quiet.
I've worked with illustrator Marlaena Shannon to produce a children's picture book. The text is a poem I wrote some time ago about a witch who lives at Fairview and is allergic to cats. Marlaena has a way with cats, and you (and your kids) will love her colorful pictures.
ACTING ON POETRY - You don't have to know the difference between free verse, blank verse, and sonnets to choose one and read it aloud for discussion.
HISTORICAL FICTION or FICTIONAL HISTORY - Try your hand at a True-False test with no wrong answers.
PROSE POEMS, or IS IT FLASH FICTION?
Even a college prof can't give you a simple answer.
Information about scheduling is online. The phone number is 803-771-2477.
At the Lexington County Museum I met new readers and greeted old friends. My thanks to Director J.R. Fennell.
"Death and Burial in the Antebellum South"
Author presentation based on research in writing historical fiction Westfall series. My thanks to Shirley Spreene for hosting this event.
> Savannah Authors Anthology 2014 - short story "Maggie and the Snake." Available on Amazon.
> SC Writers Workshop - notes on writing, Columbia II Chapter Blog.
> The Petigru Review, 2012 - poem "Foreign Origin" available on Amazon.
"Death & Burial in the Antebellum South"
Author presentation on historical background to Westfall novels. My thanks to Rachel Oglesby for hosting the event.
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