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Amazon UK Kindle Deal

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (1)

THE SILVER TATTOO is having its first Kindle Countdown Deal ONLY on Amazon UK from now until next Friday (Dec. 5-12) and is currently priced at 99p.

If you or your friends shop on Amazon UK, please help me spread the word...

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Ireland: Words & Music

Posted on September 13, 2014 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (3)

Join us for an Irish-themed evening: Ireland: Words & Music, sponsored by the Ohio River Festival of the Book. I'll be reading from The Silver Tattoo on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 6:30-8:00pm at the West Huntington Library in Huntington, WV. I'll be joined by award-winning banjo player, Tim Bing

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New photos!

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (1)

I've added and will continue to add many new photos to my Photo Gallery from my recent journey through Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


Come take a look!

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Posted on June 28, 2014 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I will be reading from The Silver Tattoo at The Winding Stair Bookshop in Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday July 6, 2014...

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Word & Song Cafe 2014

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (1)






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Posted on May 22, 2014 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (17)


Poetry is Meant to be Heard...

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SPOTLIGHT:Christina St. Clair

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (14)

     Christina St. Clair  
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SPOTLIGHT:Belinda Anderson

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (23)

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SPOTLIGHT: Jane Congdon

Posted on March 24, 2014 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (23)

                                      Jane Congdon and Joseph Barnett
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Posted on February 22, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (40)

Cat Pleska

The Never-Ending Story...

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SPOTLIGHT: Eliot Parker

Posted on January 26, 2014 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (15)

Eliot Parker

 One Writer's MFA Journey.


I’ve always wanted to be a writer; however, I did not begin writing creatively until I was in college when I needed a break from the rigors ...

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SPOTLIGHT: Jennifer Stapleton

Posted on December 30, 2013 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (13)





Jennifer Stapleton

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SPOTLIGHT: Rita Sims Quillen

Posted on November 15, 2013 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (11)

          Rita Sims Quillen (photo by Ashley Briggs)   
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Posted on August 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

One huge highlight of this year so far was when I was interviewed by award-winning novelist Zoe Ferraris. She is the author of the literary thrillers FINDING NOUF, CITY OF VEILS, and KINGDOM OF STRANGERS. She is also a good friend and mentor whom I admire and respect, and I was honored to be featured on her blog. Watch for her simply amazing fantasy novel THE PYXIS...

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WV Governor's School for the Arts

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Four talented  students at the 2013 West Virginia Governor's School for the Arts, an actress and three dancers, interpreted my poem "Monday." It doesn't get much better than this =) ...

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Posted on February 14, 2013 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (7)

My first novel, THE SILVER TATTOO, has just been released in print and as an ebook. It is a dark literary thriller set in mythical Ireland.

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SEVEN: S. G. Redling

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (13)

                                 S. G. Reding

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Are you superstitious?

Posted on November 17, 2012 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (1)

                        c 2012


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Pen Names

Posted on October 15, 2012 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (6)

  White Shadow/Black Beauty?  

c 2012


What do Dr. Seuss, Boz,...

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Book Buys?

Posted on September 16, 2012 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (11)

Quick book survey:


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