Tag Archives: History

Gina Hooten Popp and THE STORM AFTER

I want to introduce you to a writer. Please welcome author Gina Hooten Popp! Congratulations on the launch of your new novel, The Storm After. Even before it finaled in the 2010 THE LINDA HOWARD AWARD OF EXCELLENCE UNPUBLISHED WRITERS … Continue reading

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Still Standing after all These Years

80 Days to Mardi Gras ~ I’m hoping to connect with Miss Ginny, the writer and seamstress of finely-made whalebone corsets. I’m thinking of one in purple, gold, and green for part of my Mardi Gras costume. This week, I’m … Continue reading

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Talkin’ ’bout: Hey now! Hey now! Jockamo fee nané

Hey Now! Hey Now! What does Mardi Gras mean to you? I’m going to start blogging about my Contemplations about Home, which for me is New Orleans, LA. If Mardi Gras is a reference to debauchery that includes public drunkenness, … Continue reading

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Is it POV or Characterization?

I am pleased to present a guest blogger today – Jan Morrill. I met Jan in June of 2009 when I walked into a classroom at West Texas A&M University. It was a magical class, a magical week, all in … Continue reading

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How Do You Define Who You Are?

My great grandfather stands in the middle of the photo, and while I challenge you to find a lick of family resemblance, he passed his love of the Mississippi down to me and helped shape the woman I am today. … Continue reading

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