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Don’t Be Without Not Without My Father……

Drowning. I'm drowning in books. Advance reader copies of Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace. I'm part of a crack team of crazies: publisher, publicist and author. We're working together to get Not Without My Father covered everywhere on launch day - January 15, 2015!

I don't think it's fair for a bunch of strangers to read my book first. Not when so many of you were practically walking beside me on the Natchez Trace.


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Something Wicked This Way Comes

Elizabeth Yon is the Empress of Creepy. Seriously. In her latest book Blackfern Girls (Bannerwing Books, 2014), she pulls four stories from the murk of the Johns Woods and splatters them across the page. The atmosphere embraces a reader. It's almost hypnotic......until the characters squeeze.

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What’s Wrong With Renee Zellweger

My Facebook feed combusted yesterday, a feeding frenzy of cat-calls and judgment.

Over a photo. At a Hollywood event.

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And In The Interest of Making Memories

Or making words. It's the same thing these days.

Our No Family Holidays With Family policy is breaking new ground this Thanksgiving. I need to take a trip for book research. To smell the scents. And haunt the haunted places. And tease out sounds from almost 200 years ago. Or millennia ago.

I'll take what I can get.

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Today, This Is All I’ve Got

Yesterday was sucked into the final stages of getting Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace ready for the publisher. Today, this is all I've got.

A text from Mom.

And my reply.

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