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The World Made Straight

The Civil War is rarely referenced in feature length films nowadays. The extremely violent war seems to be brought to screen only if it’s in a documentary. 533 more words


 Greetings again from the darkness. The Hatfields and McCoys family feud has long been a favorite topic and inspiration for literary and film projects. Lesser known, but ultimately more tragic and historically vital, is the 1863 Shelton Laurel Massacre during the Civil War. 435 more words


Happy Book Birthday: Denton Loving's Crimes Against Birds

This is probably coming a little late, but I wanted to help celebrate the release of Denton Loving’s debut collection of poems, Crimes Against Birds… 144 more words

January unboxing - 'Serena' by Ron Rash Review (Carrie's Book Club)

In which I open Carrie’s January book club and discuss the book I’ve been reading this month, ‘Serena’ by Ron Rash.

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Ron Rash on writing

I recently published an article on the film The World Made Straight, which was adapted from the Ron Rash novel of the same name. The article is about how the film was shot in the areas of Western North Carolina where the book was set. 437 more words


Bout of Books 12.0 - Wrap Up

I have not posted a single update on my Bout of Books progress!!! 😱


Truthfully… I completely forgot. I have a lot of stuff going on right now so my mind is all over the place lately. 163 more words

Bout Of Books


The night Silas Broughton died

neighbors at his bedside heard

a dirge rising from high limbs

in the nearby woods, and thought

come dawn the whippoorwill’s song…

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