Pat Conroy and Story River Books

Calling all Southern Writers of Southern Fiction: Pat Conroy at Story River Books says it is a joy to discover new Southern writers who wouldn’t otherwise have a chance to be published, and he feels a responsibility to help out. That’s good news for...

Temple Secrets: Southern Humor in a Novel

Please celebrate with me! I am super-excited to announce the release of my 7th book, Temple Secrets. 2015 has already been a big year, with the release of Grace, Grits, and Ghosts: Southern Short Stories last month, which I like to think of as an appetizer before the...

Not My First Rodeo, But Still

When my first novel Seeking Sara Summers came out of the chute, I was terrified. I don’t think I slept for six months after it debuted in August of 2008. Like many first-time authors I was worried that nobody would like it, the reviews would be horrible, and...

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