I wrote a tribute to my dad that was published in The Tennessean on Father’s Day. I could not call or visit him, but I believe he somehow knew I was honoring him.
Saying goodbye to my intern. Jordan has been a great help and fun to know. She’s graduating from Lipscomb on Saturday. Congratulations, Jordan!
Writer-friend Brenda Vantrease spoke at our WNBA meeting (that’s Women’s National Book Association) about writing, history, and her books. Can’t wait to read the latest in her historical fiction series, A Far Horizon.
What a warm and welcoming group – Friends of the Linebaugh Library! Thanks so much for inviting me to join you Saturday. I was blown away by Eva Graalman’s table decorations that she based on my books – how creative! I must mention that these readers are great supporters of their library. You do good work!
I’ve been invited to speak at the annual luncheon for Friends of Linebaugh Library in Murfreesboro this Saturday, January 26th. The Friends organization has 200 members and the luncheon is part of their January membership drive.
11:00 Sat. Jan. 26
at The Woman’s Club, 221 E. College Street, Murfreesboro 37130
I am excited to meet these Friends!
Our Christmas party is always fun. We read, critique, talk, eat, drink, and sing Christmas songs.
Merry Christmas to a great group of talented writers and friends!
Author extraordinaire River Jordan has invited me to be her guest on her radio show ClearStory Radio. The show is aired on Wed. 1-2, 107.1 fm and 103.7 fm and you can go to the website www.riverjordan.life/on-air.html to join the stream. She tells me we will be talking about writing and Thanksgiving. Whatever River wants to talk about will be sure to be entertaining and fun.
I was on the Misadventures in Mystery Writing Panel. I wanted to run out and get all the books I heard about from Lisa, Kelly, and Karen. The four of us on the panel had no problem finding things to talk about. It was fun to be on the panel with these accomplished writers. Yes, the full house was great, especially with 9 other sessions going on at that time. A very good day!!
Alana White and I will be on “Today in Nashville,” WSMV Channel 4, sometime during the 11-12 a.m. show on October 3, talking about the Southern Festival of Books. It’s the 30th anniversary of the Festival, and Alana has never missed! I’ve missed only a couple of years. We’re excited to share our experiences as writers who have attended – and benefitted from – the Festival, and we will probably get a chance to show our books! Tune in!