I did it. I recorded the podcast that will accompany the release of TRACKING HAPPINESS: A SOUTHERN CHICKEN ADVENTURE. The podcast, which I’ve named ELLEN’S VERY SOUTHERN VOICE: NOVELS TOLD WRITE, offers an extended version of the novel. Each of the 26 chapters has accompanying commentary with Helpful Train Hints and Fun Chicken Facts....
podiobooks and CDNWL
Welcoming New Listeners
If you’ve found us here through Podiobooks, welcome! The release on Podiobooks is the latest step in a process that began last December. You can read the background on how I came to record my short story collection, Cain’t Do Nothing with Love, by scrolling over the ABOUT tab above and clicking AUTHOR Q&A. You can read more about...
When You’re Killing Time
Tomorrow you might be home hanging out in your pajamas. Click here and read more about me. Or peruse the stories and hear my voice (I’m not the one singing). whichever, enjoy. Remember: You Cain’t Do Nothing with Love
The Unloved Elephant
I have 14 videos on YouTube. 14 stories read aloud. Some stories have had more views than others. Inexplicably, the story with the least views is one that was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. It’s a lovely story. Could you show a little love to “Gift of the Elephant”? Give it a listen? I would appreciate it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTSc2BtbBk8 Remember:...
The Collecting Collection
The collection is collecting. It will soon be released in toto. This means as a complete collection. Not in Kansas. Remember: You Cain’t Do Nothing with Love
Reading in the Rain
I don’t know where you are—based on my blog stats, there’s a good chance you might be in Brazil or New Zealand or Italy or India or Britain—but whatever part of the world you’re in, it might be raining. That steady downpour that makes you hunt a sofa, a blanket, a warm cup of coffee or tea. You need a nap, really, a chance to drop off to...
Coming from Behind the Curtain
me The face behind the voice. Tell me if this is what you envisioned when you listened to the stories. If you haven’t listened, click on a story then tell me what you think. That first part—the man singing—that’s not me. I’m the one talking. Remember: You Cain’t Do Nothing with Love
A Snail Went to Carlos Fuentes Funeral
Sometimes I get so frustrated by the pace of my writing career, I Google the titles of my novels to see if something is going on with them that I don’t know about. This is an insane activity, as the novels haven’t been published. The only place they exist—other than a mention or two in contests I’ve placed in over the years—are...
“Just Now” written and read by Ellen Morris Prewitt
“Just Now” First appeared in print in Memphis Magazine, the winner of its 2009 Short Fiction Contest. To contribute to the American Cancer Society, please follow the link here or visit http://cancer.org Listen to the story here: