Appalachian Thursday – A Tour of Beverly, WV

The first copies of The Right Kind of Fool starting hitting mailboxes this week! If you have yet to get your copy, I thought you might like a tour of the story’s setting while you wait! The first photo is downtown Beverly and all of those buildings were there in 1934 when Loyal and RebeccaContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday – A Tour of Beverly, WV”

Appalachian Thursday – A Tour of Beverly, WV

The first copies of The Right Kind of Fool starting hitting mailboxes this week! If you have yet to get your copy, I thought you might like a tour of the story’s setting while you wait! The first photo is downtown Beverly and all of those buildings were there in 1934 when Loyal and RebeccaContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday – A Tour of Beverly, WV”

Guest Post on AppalachianHistory.net

Today I’m sending you off to check out my guest post on Dave Tabler’s Appalachian History site. Throughout the month of October, he’s hosting a fun, spooky series of post all about Appalachia and I’m delighted to be participating. Dave’s site is a gold mind of story ideas about my favorite mountains. Sometimes I getContinue reading “Guest Post on AppalachianHistory.net”

Appalachian Thursday – Where Are You From?

When people ask me where in West Virginia I’m from, it’s a bit of a dance. I generally say, “French Creek.” Then, when they give me a blank look, I say, “the nearest town is Buckhannon.” Rarely, does a light bulb switch on. Then I add, “the nearest towns anyone has heard of are ClarksburgContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday – Where Are You From?”

An Election Day Launch

There’s this thing in the publishing industry whereby books almost always release on Tuesdays. There are multiple theories as to why this is including: Tuesday is a slow sales day and needs the boost of new releases. The NY Times bestseller list is based on sales from Tuesday to Monday (hmmm, I sense a chickenContinue reading “An Election Day Launch”

Appalachian Thursday – Still Time to Vote

Next week we’ll get back to fun stories and information about Appalachia. This week, I’m reminding you that you can continue voting for me for Best Author in the Best of West Virginia poll through October 11 (you can vote daily). THANK YOU to everyone who’s already been voting and for everyone else? Here’s hopingContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday – Still Time to Vote”

Appalachian Thursday – Favorite WV Authors

On Monday I shamelessly asked you all to vote for me to be named Best WV Author for 2020. And while I really crave that title, I’m pretty aware that I’m NOT the best WV author. So who is? Well, there are quite a few to choose from. Check out the following and you chooseContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday – Favorite WV Authors”

Vote for me in 2020!

It’s election season and I know we’re all tired of being told who we ought to vote for. But maybe in this instance, voting can be nothing but fun! I’ve been nominated in WV Living magazine’s Best Of series for 2020. Yup, I have the chance to be voted Best WV Author! And, let’s beContinue reading “Vote for me in 2020!”