St Louis fairUpcoming Events

“How to Join a Lineage Society: Genealogy 101”  
10 am, Saturday, August 26
Catawba County Library
115 W. C Street
Newton, NC

“What Makes a Southern Story Southern?”
Wednesday, November 29
10 am & 1:30 pm
Elon University
Elon, NC




“America’s Great Awakenings”  
10 am, Saturday, January 20
Catawba Valley Chapter, Colonial Dames 17th Century
Gastonia, NC

“She Loves You: The World of Teen Idols”
John Hoyle Chapter, NSDAR
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Lake Hickory Country Club
Hickory, NC

“What Makes a Southern Story Southern?”
Rockingham Historical Society
Monday, May 21, 2018
7 pm, City Council Chambers
Rockingham, NC

old carIn the News

Reminder from the NC Writers Network: I’m one of them.  http://www.ncwriters.org/index.php/our-members/network-news/4883-ncwns-critiquing-and-editing-service-a-reintroduction

My essay, “It Could Happen to You,” appears in the 2017 issue of City Works Literary Journal, a publication of San Diego City College.

WFAEats food blog. Read it here: http://wfae.org/topic/wfaeats

Stay tuned for some news from McFarland & Company, book publishers!

Column Fare

I’m writing a biweekly column for the Observer-News-Enterprise in Newton, NC, Hickory Daily Record, Hickory, NC and the Lincoln Herald, Lincolnton, NC. My latest offering is posted on the “Blogs” section of this website.