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“I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.”  – Flannery O’Connor


Chapter 87: The Click

There is special state of mind called the “click.” It’s hard to describe it. It’s that brief, ephemeral moment you achieve when you have had just the right amount- not too much, not too little- to drink. 856 more words

Billy Coffey interview and In the Heart of the Dark Wood giveaway!

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, a time when most folks are counting their blessings, and I count my friendship with Billy Coffey as a big one. 1,491 more words


Music Far From Any Road

I’ve been talking quite a bit about style, aesthetic and genre lately, so you might be surprised to find out that the world of Southern Gothic also has a… 258 more words

Review: Mud

This Southern Gothic update of Mark Twain’s study of a child’s eye of manhood establishes a fantastically minor-key sense of place, just as 2012’s Beasts of the Southern Wild did slightly downriver, with the Mississippi delta, before it.  895 more words


Wednesday, November 19 and Thursday, November 20

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“Time is an illusion.  Lunchtime doubly so.” ~Douglas Adams

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write.  Have I checked your 30 page October Writer’s Notebook?   147 more words