Saturday, October 13th, I joined four local Louisiana authors at the Slidell branch of the St. Tammany Parish Library for a Local Author Symposium. We read selections from our books and answered questions about writing and publishing. I read the second chapter from Jesse Sings. October 14, I sent off material to my book cover […]
Today is the last day of February in Louisiana. As I try to finish a short story to submit by the end of the day to a short story publisher, neighbors are watching the last Mardi Gras parade somewhere in New Orleans. Deadlines are amazing motivators. The closer you get to one, the more prolific […]
If you know me from my childhood in the town of Xenia, Ohio you may be interested in some projects that I have started and now, committed to complete. The first is a novel about childhood experiences in Xenia and even earlier in Sabina, Ohio. I call it “Jesse Sings” and it has earned a […]
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By Darlyn Finch Kuhn Published by Twisted Road Publications “Sewing Holes” is a book that I could not put down. My curiosity kept me glued to the young Tupelo Honey Lee, telling me her story about her family in the south. On the book jacket, we learn .. “A little girl grows up in the […]
AWP 2015 was exciting. Surrounded by 13,000 writers, I was immediately inspired to escalate my writing.