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Just Published!

Rachel, After the Darkness
went live at the publisher today!

And right now, I'm in Seventh Heaven!
Soon I will post the schedule for signings,
hoping that all of you, my friends, will join
me at one or two of these events.
I can't thank you enough for standing
by me and for supporting my books.
I have some wonderful opportunities
coming my way. Mine is to be found
faithful with my purpose for writing, always
to honor the Lord with content and in the
signing venues. This is my opportunity to give
something in return for what my ancestors
did for me in the preservation of the Old South,
even to giving their lives for a Cause that seemed,
at the time, lost, indeed.

From here the flame will never die. Our Mississippians
fought till the end to protect and preserve a way of life.
I can do no less, if only on paper.

Maintaining principles tinctured  by the blood of Revolutionary patriots, illustrated by brilliant military genius, borne forward by the intrepid, the dauntless, the un…

Soon I will See!

Rachel, After the Darkness—

The exhausting job of proofing the
book block and cover copy is over,
and soon I will see the final proofs
before we call this book published!
I can hardly wait. This is not easy. The
worst part is handing it back to the
publisher for the final dip. It has my
blood, sweat and tears all over it.
There is at least one error in every book
that has ever been published, but I crave
a perfect book. To clear my personal hang-ups,
I went to the shelves at Barnes and Noble and
laid my hand on Gone With The Wind.
I own a copy of this timeless tome,
but I wanted to do it this way, so I
opened it, and you know the intimidation
of a book designed with two columns
on a page, like The Complete and Unabridged
Works of  Flavius Josephus!
Yes, I opened it to the middle part of the
book and, low and behold, a mistake on
that very page. I looked no further. I was
convinced. So if you go searching my
book for a mistake, please don't tell me.
Just know I reall…