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Manuscript Evaluations Now Open

Now that I’m into the revision phase of my work on DIXIANA, and a light revision phase at that, I thought I’d once again promote the availability of my… 427 more words


Notes on the DIXIANA Saga (Part 3)

After two prior novelistic forays, what more could possibly occur in the Southern-fried universe of my series DIXIANA? Despite the intensity of the narrative peaks at the conclusion of… 902 more words


What is Your Official "Spring Sign"?

What is your official spring sign? The thing you see or feel that makes spring officially here for you.

Is it the geese flying by everywhere you go: in twos, in threes, in huge flocks? 185 more words


Notes on the DIXIANA Saga (Part 2)

With the lengthy establishing act that is DIXIANA already described, we continue the synopsis of the seriocomic Southern literary journey of Roy Earl Pettus… 1,180 more words


Notes on the DIXIANA Saga

Arriving this week at the conclusion of what we’ll remember as the Composition Period that began on May 1, 2013, the fifth and most complete draft of the entire… 889 more words



While a close edit of my Southern literary epic DIXIANA is ongoing, the end is in sight, and discussions are beginning with outside candidates to continue the editorial process after the author’s composition period ends on April 30. 246 more words


DIXIANA Progress Report

And it’s an exciting one! On February 17 I completed a close line edit on what’s known as the fifth draft of DIXIANA, or rather, the first of the three volumes. 234 more words