Category Archives: Arts Community

Killer Nashville

Share0 Shares   I am excited about this weekend of mayhem, madness, and murder (writing about). Saturday, 3:15-4:15, I will be on Panel #40 with Baron Birtcher, Daco Auffenorde, and Maggie Toussaint, discussing “Writing a Series Vs. Writing a Stand-Alone.” Any questions or topics … Continue reading

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Southern Festival of Books 2015

Share0 Shares o The Southern Festival is always fun–a time for authors, editors, agents, booksellers, and readers to come together and focus on BOOKS. I was on a panel with Elise Blackwell and Linda Thorne, discussing mysteries:  Who Can You Trust? … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville August 23-25, 2013

Share0 SharesMystery and crime writers will gather in Nashville this weekend for Killer Nashville. I am on a panel Friday afternoon: “Using Character Perceptions to Build Depth and Bring Settings to Life.” It will be fun!

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Tetrahedra

Share0 SharesThe 2013 Nashville State Community College journal of creative arts has been published. Thanks to all who contributed either literary work or art/photography. We have some very talented people in our NSCC community!

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Our Writers Group Celebrates Halloween 2012

Share0 SharesIt is a tradition: We celebrate Halloween at Doug’s house. We read our original Halloween stories and wear our costumes. The first photo of the evening is Winnie Hannah anticipating our arrival. There may be other photos.

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More Photos from Halloween Party

Share0 SharesHere you will see the Glamorous Witch Mary, Doug as a Fort Pillow Guard, and John as Cowboy Bob, who was a character in his story. Apologies to the others whose photos were of poor quality and did not … Continue reading

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Writers Group Celebrates Halloween

Share0 SharesEach year members of our writers group dress in scary (or otherwise) costumes for Halloween, and we bring our spooky (or otherwise) stories to share with the group. It’s one of two nights in the year that we don’t … Continue reading

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Southern Festival of Books Report

Share0 SharesAnother fantastic SFB! I attended a dinner Fri. night hosted by John Seigenthaler and John Seigenthaler, Jr. and was able to talk with some wonderful authors, including Walter Mosley. Sat. morning WNBA sponsored a panel of four, including Ann … Continue reading

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Southern Festival of Books, 2011

Share0 SharesIt’s that time again! We’re expecting glorious weather at the SFB, October 14-16, at Legislative Plaza in Nashville. Doug Jones and I have a session on Sunday at 1:30 in Room 12. (A Season of Darkness – the Marcia … Continue reading

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Knoxville Writers Guild Awards Announced

Share0 Shares“What We Keep, What We Throw Away” is the 2nd place winner in the Knoxville Writers Guild Awards, Creative Nonfiction category. The piece won 3rd place in the spring in the Writers Workshop of Asheville contest. Continued revisions are … Continue reading

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