Month: September 2015

The Bone Trench for the Show

I’m thrilled to report that The Bone Trench was a Short-List Finalist in the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Novel-in-Progress Competition 2015. The quirky manuscript was in the company of 14 other manuscripts being considered for the win. Congratulations to Emily Capdeville on her selection as the winner!

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Traversing the Island

For over 40 years, my family has been going to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina. Last week, for the first time, I traversed its length. My goal, since my hip surgeries, had been to walk to the east end of the island where the beachfront road gives way from 1st Street to 2nd Street to 3rd street, the streets victims of erosion, a traditional...

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Luanne Reviews WOWH: A Group Journey Out of Homelessness

Luanne Castle at Writer Site is a poet and essayist working on her memoir. As she considers the best structure for her story (Scrap: Salvaging a Family—she’s the daughter of a garbage man), she’s reading memoirs by other gifted writers to see how those authors chose to organize their mini-lives between the pages. Best of all, she...

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