Category Archives: Southern Fiction

Introducting Sailing out of Darkness in My Words

  My publicist, River Laker of Silver Seas PR, shot these on board Sea Venture at Liberty Landing Marina, where we’d docked while I played grandmother to my daughter’s newborn a ferry ride away in NYC. Obviously, (sans doute!) I had no script. Nor the benefit of a make-up and Read more →

8 Authors Join Me at Launch Party for Sailing out of Darkness

  Win Books by: Barbara Claypole White, Anne Barnhill, Barbara Davis, Jessica Dotta, Jessica Topper, Laura Wharton, Lynne Hinkey, Robin Patchen, and Yours Truly! The Facebook Launch Party of Sailing out of Darkness Tuesday, December 17, 2013 9 AM to 8 PM Join us on Facebook: Click Here!!  

Virtual Launch Party for Sailing out of Darkness: Prelude 1

As I did before the launch of Becalmed, I’ll be posting tidbits to whet your appetite. The actual party takes place on Tuesday, December 17, on Facebook, and we’ll be there celebrating all day. Again, we’ll have a number of authors taking the floor for an hour or so who Read more →

When Words Hide

I talk about words skittering off the page over at Southern Writers Magazine today. I hope you’ll visit and let me know how you find your words again.   SOUTHERN WRITERS MAGAZINE: December 6, 2013  

Little Washington in Pictures: Fun on the Docks and in town

Reading and signing at the senior center, boat-party/book signing on board Sea Venture, and talk to English classes at the high school. Such fun!  

Promo Video #1: New York City with River Laker of SilverSeasPR

A video interview by River Laker of Silver Seas PR on board Sea Venture in New York harbor. He made this the day after the Manhattan book event. Having fun in the big city!   Where was the make-up and hair artist when I needed her? Still, we had a Read more →

The New Bern Sun Journal writes about Becalmed’s Boat Party!

My, oh, my, but a lovely article about Becalmed‘s launch party on board Sea Venture showed up on the front page of the New Bern News Journal  today.  (Click on the link to read the online version.) You can see what fun we had. The Rocking Chair Bookstore almost sold Read more →

Schedule of Giveaways: Becalmed Facebook Launch Party

July 1 on Facebook: Have Fun/Win Books The party starts at 8 AM on Monday. I know that seems early, but Barbara Claypole White will be chatting with us from her home town in England. One fortunate commenter who shows up between 8 AM and 10 AM will receive a Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 8

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 8 As we move toward Becalmed’s Facebook Launch Party on July 1, I invite you to meet Tadie Longworth. Share This Blog Post to Win For every unique share of this blog post on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, or other media outlets, I’ll enter your Read more →

Prelude to Virtual Launch 7

Prelude to VIRTUAL LAUNCH: Day 7 Here we are at Day 7 of the prelude for the Becalmed’s Facebook launch Party on July 1. We’ve met James, Elvie Mae, and Rita Whitlock, along with Isa Wellington and Matt and Hannah Morgan and Matt’s brother Alex. (Oh, and Bethanne.) Today we Read more →