2017 Writerly Happenings

Hi, folks! Here are 3 more exciting “writerly” events happening this summer: July 14th – SWIMMING THE ECHO Book signing/reading, with fellow EKU alums of the Bluegrass Writers Studio at 1:45 – 5pm (Crabbe Library, EKU campus).   July 17th – As many have possibly seen online, we’re close to booking a screening of the Two Bird…

In 3 Months: My New Novel, Swimming the Echo

Hey all! In a little over 3 months (5.30.17), my newest novel, Swimming the Echo, will be hitting bookshelves, and I wanted to give you as much notice as possible. This novel will delve into more backstory of the fictional town of Seton, Kentucky (first featured in my story collection, Baptisms & Dogs (2014)), and the adventures…

The Changing Face of Monticello, KY

Knowing there’s positive development in my hometown is a wonderful realization. It’s like Christmas but shared collectively rather than the recent American way (self-indulgent, greedy, Black Fridayed). I found out the fine community of Wayne County is undergoing changes for a new public library! I love knowing this is happening. Books. Readers. Future pupils and…

Words from a Bull Outside the China Shop

(click my picture. I won’t bite.) Only 2 #FREE days left – ‘BAPTISMS & DOGS: Stories’ by B.L. Tucker – on #Kindle and other digital thingies. Get it now, at: http://ow.ly/R8QNU   Description: Baptisms & Dogs is set in the small town of Seton, Kentucky. The residents are grumpy, jobs scarce. In these “slice of…

Flannery O’ Connor – God’s story through her fiction.

Last night’s, “My Dear God:” A Conversation on the Faith of Flannery O’ Connor event at The Camp House went swimmingly. There were so many great topics addressed and quotes given that I couldn’t possibly get them all down. But, I’ll try to re-cap some of the highlights. For starters: It’s nice to know Flannery O’…
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