Preparing to Vote

I love voting. There’s something about walking into a polling place and showing my voter registration card, reciting my name and address and then going into a private space to cast my vote that is life affirming. Yes, I have this freedom. Yes, I have this voice. Yes, as a woman, I have this right.... Continue Reading →


My Guest Post on Southern Writers’ Suite T is March 4

Join me Friday, March 4, when I’ll be a guest on Suite T, the blog for Southern Writers’ Magazine. My topic is “How to start a writers group and help it thrive.” I’ll be happy to respond to your comments on the magazine’s blog, Facebook page or Twitter. In 2011, I helped found Write by... Continue Reading →

A Year of Books

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is staking out “A Year of Books,” encouraging participants to read a new book every two weeks and discuss it in an online community. The first book is Moises Naim’s “The End of Power.” I like the idea, but with a “buy local, read local” twist. I’m new to Pine Level,... Continue Reading →

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