Category Archive: Events

Jan 09

The Collaboration Dating Game with McMan and West

The Interviews: Ann McMan and Salem West Talk About Writing Hoosier Daddy   When people kept asking about what really happened behind the curtain when Ann and Salem sat down to write Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance, the author Barrett decided to take matters into her own hands. Pop on over to Barrett’s blog to …

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Apr 17

A Moveable Feast?

The annual GCLS conference is a gift that keeps on giving. And you even get a free lunch! Want to know more? My post at Carleen Spry’s “Frivolous Minds” blog will go live today at 6:30 p.m. CST. Check it out…you might just trade up to something tasty. http://carleenspry.com/2013/04/17/gcls-author-guest-blog-ann-mcman/ Hope I see you all in …

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Feb 20

Attention, Costco Shoppers

It’s Saturday morning, and you know what that means. Well, if you’re a regular Costco shopper in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, you do. It means we’re back—and we’re doing our level best to thwart the sanctity of the shared exercise of American free enterprise. Come rain or come shine—come famine, plague, or pestilence—if it’s Saturday morning…Salem …

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Feb 01

Girl Interrupted

Today would have been my sister’s sixty-third birthday. She used to be a stranger to me, but now I see her everyday. Her ashes are in a small box that sits on a shelf behind me. To many, that may seem macabre. But I take comfort in knowing that finally, at last and for always, …

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Dec 30

Lost…or Stollen?

Raise your hand if memories about your holiday week-that-was continue to swirl around inside your head like cream in a butter churn. [counting hands] Okay. I’d say the majority of you look pretty glazed over, too. Forgive the similes. I think in metaphors. And for me, this year’s Christmas metaphors are all tied up with …

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Nov 11

Ten Thousand Lesbians Can’t Be Wrong

No, that aphorism is not the new tagline for Stihl Power Tools. It is the unofficial tourism slogan for the city of Asheville, N.C. And it was to the great city of Asheville that my wife, Salem West, and I traveled last week to participate in a panel discussion at Malaprop’s Books on Haywood Street. …

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