Amy's Blog: "One Author's Life"


Baby Goats and Kudzu: Interview of Southern Author Renea Winchester

October 29, 2014

Please welcome Renea Winchester to my blog this morning! Renea is the author of Farming, Friends, and Fried Bologna Sandwiches, published last month by Mercer University Press, a sequel to her much-loved debut, In the Garden with Billy: Lessons about Life, Love & Tomatoes. Renea is also the author of Mountain Memories: True Stories and Half Truths from Appalachia. (more…)

Married Since 1950: A Little Tribute to Mom and Dad

October 1, 2014

My parents celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary last month. They’ve been married, I realize, longer than many people live.

Dad was 26 when they got married; Mom was 24. Their wedding was held at First Methodist Church, Pittsfield, Mass. where they’d met as members of the Young Adult Fellowship. Both were new in (more…)

In-depth Interview of Laura Sassi, Debut Children's Book Author

October 1, 2014

Congratulations to author Laura Sassi on the publication of her first children's book, Goodnight, Ark published by Zonderkidz/Harper Collins! I love this book so much that I plan to give it as a gift to all of the little ones in my life.

I met Laura at a gathering of writers last (more…)