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My father served as an Army doctor in West Germany in the late ’50s and early ’60s. As a result, he and my mother –…
My ancestors fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War; I was raised in Natchez, Miss.; I performed in the Confederate Pageant for a decade;…
My father has always been the heart of my Penn Cage novels.
I deal with the human psychology and evil. They are my twin issues.
And I do have one surefire plot I have not and probably never will write because of my fear someone will carry it out.
I have not written a perfect sentence, in the literary sense. It’s a lot easier to throw a perfect pass than to write a perfect…
Experiences are like hoarded gold. Whenever I dole out a piece of my private suffering, that is when I get letters from all over the…
‘See Spot run!’ is a perfect sentence in some ways. But I doubt the critics would say it was.
Some things we must pass over in silence.
Like my best friend, I asked for drums for Christmas, and got them. But when he moved on to guitar, I realized two things: (1)…
Southern Gothic is alive and well. It’s not just a genre, it is a way of life.
I like taking a character at the most intense moments of their lives and exploring all that in full and then moving on.
My mother, a teacher, encouraged me to use my creativity as an actual way to make a living, and my father, a Mississippi physician, did…
The South is the home of ‘an eye for an eye.’ ‘Turning the other cheek’? The South can’t see that.
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