Southern Woman, Chapter 1

Small town sins and secrets can be deadly. Southern Woman continues the story of Towanna and Kathy Whitaker, begun in Second Son, into the next chapter of their lives. Towanna is struggling through his last semester of medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans. Kathy owns and manages a small variety store in theirContinue reading “Southern Woman, Chapter 1”

I Signed a Publishing Agreement

Friday, April 24 2020: After working on my uncle’s book, Second Son, for five years and searching for an agent for months, I’ve signed a publishing agreement with Touchpoint Press. That was on April 16th, and I’m still in shock. They’ve sent me a ton of forms to fill out, and there’s more to come.Continue reading “I Signed a Publishing Agreement”

Author’s Crazy Easy Website

There was no avoiding it. I had to start building my author’s platform, and part of that involved building an author’s website. While I was dithering over how to get started I learned that two of my colleagues, Lisa Miller and Melissa Borg, were taking this crazy easy website class on how to build theContinue reading “Author’s Crazy Easy Website”

Roman Holiday

by Kathleen Parrish This article was first published in the Pilcrow and Dagger Literary Journal premier edition in January 2015 http://pilcrowdagger.com/issues. I scrolled through the checklist on my cell phone one more time before heading to the security checkpoint at John F. Kennedy International Airport, en route to my first nuclear conference in Rome, Italy.Continue reading “Roman Holiday”

Snippet for Second Son, A Novel of the Deep South

September 1938 BLACK THUNDERHEADS spewed white lightning and a rumbling tirade across the field where Angus Whitaker kept watch over his cotton field, his hired pickers, and the weather. The cotton was a bumper crop this year, and his pickers were eager to make some money, but his fields had barely dried enough to startContinue reading “Snippet for Second Son, A Novel of the Deep South”

Ghostwriting for a Ghost . . .

A friend helped me convert the manuscript into a book format, and I found a wonderful book cover at http://www.selfpubbookcovers.com. I ordered a private printing, just enough for Mom and our immediate family, and gave the book to Mom for Christmas. She was thrilled. My sisters were thrilled. They also wanted to know when theContinue reading “Ghostwriting for a Ghost . . .”

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