Meet a Poppy: Amy Reichert and the Experience of a Lifetime

Meet a Poppy: Amy Reichert and the Experience of a Lifetime

Today’s Meet a Poppy tidbit is with Amy E. Reichert. As a writer, seeing your debut transform from dream to reality, is a truly marvelous experience. Amy had the added excitement of seeing her book physically become a book. Here’s what she had to say:...
Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Meet a Poppy: Diane Haeger and the Book of Her Heart

Today’s Meet-a-Poppy tidbit is on Tall Poppy Diane Haeger. Diane is an historical fiction author with 16 books to her name! She’s hosting Bloom this week, so if you’re not already a member, click here and join the discussion. Here’s what Diane had to say about...
Meet a Poppy: Camille Pagán and How Her Book Came to Be

Meet a Poppy: Camille Pagán and How Her Book Came to Be

Ever wonder where writers get their book ideas? Tall Poppy Camille Pagán shares how she dreamed up her third novel, Forever is the Worst Long Time: Four was an explosive year for my son’s mind. Every night when I put him to bed, he lobbed a new question at me: “What...

My Mother Kept Our TV In The Closet Like A Wretched Family Secret

By Cathy Lamb My childhood was a little bit quirky. One of the quirky things about it was my sweet mother’s utter distaste for TV. Bette Jean kept our black and white TV in the closet. Yes, in the closet. As if the TV was a wretched family secret that had to be locked...

The Allure of Anticipation: A Southern Perspective

Today our own Kristy Woodson Harvey, Author of Dear Carolina, Lies and Other Acts of Love, and the upcoming Slightly South of Simple takes us on a trip down memory lane as she remembers the anticipation during the Christmas season of her youth. This sweet anecdote...

Kerstin March: A Year After ‘Branching Out’

Today we’re marking the one-year anniversary of Kerstin March’s novel, BRANCHING OUT, which is the sequel to FAMILY TREES. Nestled along the shores of Lake Superior, Meyers Orchard is where Shelby Meyers found unexpected love and strength—and now must forge a new life...