Kevin's Perfect Gift

They agreed on a $200 spending limit. It was one of the most generous limits Julie and Kevin had imposed in their 15 year marriage. Julie was determined to spend it well. And it was time to begin shopping – today. Otherwise, she wouldn’t be done by Christmas. “Good to see you again, Mrs. Dillard,”Continue reading “Kevin's Perfect Gift”

Episode 9: Helen Cassidy Page

Listen on Spotify, Overcast, Breaker, PocketCast, Google Podcasts, and RadioPublic Happy Friday, and welcome to Episode 9 of the words from the river podcast.  We’re back in Muscle Shoals this week, and I’m talking with author Helen Cassidy Page. Ms. Page lived in San Francisco and publishes fiction and nonfiction.  As a fiction writer, sheContinue reading “Episode 9: Helen Cassidy Page”

Episode 8: Final Friday Fiction

This week, we’ll be reading flash fiction from two authors as well as an excerpt from a work in progress. Our first piece of fiction was written by Lisa Tomey. Lisa writes, fiction, poetry, and essays, and she has published a book of poetry, Heart Sounds, which is available on Amazon here: Heart Sounds. LisaContinue reading “Episode 8: Final Friday Fiction”

Episode 7: Jonica Bradley

Welcome to Episode 7 of Words from the River! This weeks I’m talking with Jonica Bradley, a writer, artist, rancher, and bee farmer. She writes for Medium and Grit, and boy does she have some amazing stories to tell. A native of Los Angeles, she currently resides in Texas with her husband, children, and anContinue reading “Episode 7: Jonica Bradley”

Episode 6: Brianna Bennett

From http://www.llittlebutfierc3.com Medium handle: https://medium.com/@littlebutfierc3 Brianna is currently in graduate school completing her M.A. in Publishing and M.F.A. in Creative Writing. She’ll graduate in 2020, and she’ll be working to publish first book around that time too. She’ll eventually be including excerpts from that book, but you can also find snippets on her Twitter feed.Continue reading “Episode 6: Brianna Bennett”

Episode 5: J K Allen

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/hijinkswriter Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hijinkswriter Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/hijinkswriter Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/juliakyong Website: hijinksblog.wordpress.com JK Allen wrote her first story when she first learned how to write and hasn’t looked back since. Common writing themes that can be found in her work address identity, everyday magic, and the type of strength that can be found in ordinary people. SheContinue reading “Episode 5: J K Allen”

The Time Is Coming

Surviving the newest batch of Hallmark holiday movies Winter is coming… And with it, the sickly sweet horror that befalls us all during the months of November and December. Like the yearly dying of the trees’ leaves from inside out while the sun hides from the cold a little more each evening, the icy clawContinue reading “The Time Is Coming”

Episode 1:Words from the River

Click HERE to Listen Welcome back to Words from the River, coming to you from the banks of the Singing River in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  I’m Laurie Nave, and I’m excited about our fist author interview today.  His name is Lee Hutch, and he released a work of historical fiction in March of 2019. LeeContinue reading “Episode 1:Words from the River”