Hope you can attend the Mississippi Writer's Guild Annual
Conference July 27 at the Grammy Museum in Cleveland, Miss. I'm putting on 4 workshops titled, "7 Secrets to Cinematic Writing." It could've been titled, How to Write a Book (fiction or non-fiction) That's More Likely to Garner the Attention of Movie … [Read more...]
When humans save an animal, any animal (like a kangaroo with a bucket jammed on its head [true story], or an anxious injured horse in a barn with its caretaker, or a deer caught in a trap), when we release them to the wild, why do they run for the hills? Why do they run away, without so much as a thanks? Yet, when a human is saved by another human, … [Read more...]
To my knowledge I've never posted anything involving the political realm. But when I came across the following paragraph from R.C. Sproul's book, Reason to Believe, I couldn't help myself, I had to pen this post.
Page 119: "If we have two ultimate opposing forces which are equal in power and are mutually exclusive and … [Read more...]
Friends, family, and those who couldn't give two hoots, or at least one Hoddy Toddy, I'm breaking out and headed for a writer's retreat in Starkville, Mississippi. Yep, home of the Hail State Bulldogs, my Ole Miss nemesis to the South.
No worries, I'll feel safe. I have deep bulldog connections. My bulldog puppy became the … [Read more...]
We discovered this from the archives. Michael's FINAL WORD story in Delta Magazine in 2017. It received numerous comments from Mississippians who lived during the years of the Gants, The Knights of Columbus, and other famous dance bands and songs from the 60s. Do you remember Double Shot of My Baby's … [Read more...]
Look what made the cover of Publisher's Weekly.
And, we were excited to read what PW had to say about The Rector:
"Thompson’s engaging, high-energy Christian murder mystery is narrated by Martha McRae, a woman living in a small Mississippi town … [Read more...]
Cheers to Nonnie Jules' RAVEreviews. Nonnie has managed to pull a dedicated team together in order to give writers and readers a chance to exchange ideas, announce new novels worthy of anyone's time, weed out the ones that don't cut the mustard, provide ongoing news from the book world, all the time giving back to the writing community. I salute Nonnie's … [Read more...]