News & Updates

2021 Update

I'm in the middle of finishing a book, taking on some new types of work, freelance and contract editing and writing, so this blog is more for show than anything else right now. (And it ain't much of a show.) I've also quit my long-term day job, which has been both...

Is 2020 over yet?

That's my question! No other noteworthy news to report here. Still finishing next novel in progress, still sheltering in place. Grateful for the many blessings that have come this way in 2020 despite (or because of) everything.

“Our Neck of the Woods”

Recent first-person essay in Atlanta Magazine's HOME...

Dahlonega Literary Festival March 6-7, 2020

I'll be at this year's Dahlonega Literary Festival, moderating a panel on children's literature. Come out and support this fantastic community-led event. And where else can you go to find an Edible Book contest? PS. This photo is from last year's festival...a good...

Speechwriting 101

I'll be at the Decatur Writers Studio on February 1, 2020 to teach a crash course in speechwriting. Please consider enrolling if you have an interest in this field. No prior experience required....

Red Clay Writers Conference 9 November 2019

I'm thrilled to be leading a workshop, "Un-workshopping Your Novel: writing by instinct and turning your 'characters' into 'people'" at the Red Clay Writers Conference 2019. Let's see if my attempt to be clever catches up with me on this one. Check out the schedule...


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Contact: Nicole Angeloro

Literary Agent

Henry Dunow

      Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

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