Behind the Scenes at the cover shoot for The Year I Almost Drowned

Here are some behind the scenes photos from the cover shoot for The Year I Almost Drowned, scheduled for publication in early December, 2012.  Kristin, from Kristin Jordan Photography, was fantastic to work with! Does the lake in the background look familiar? It’s Lake Jocassee (the same lake shown on the cover of The Summer I Learned to Dive).

A Collision of Art and Literature

On August 11, 2012, art and literature collided at Art and Light Gallery in Greenville, SC.  Artist Annie Koelle and I hosted an art and literature event. Read more →

All Things Coca Cola

If you didn’t already know, I love Coca Cola, a.k.a. Coke or CoCola. In the south, you don’t call it soda, you call it Coke. That’s the chosen beverage above all the rest. Read more →