Q & A with Author Leila Meacham

Author Leila Meacham and Pulpwood Queen Kathy Patrick

Editor’s Note: One of the best things about attending Kathy Patrick’s Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Texas ┬áis the opportunity I get to meet some pretty fabulous writers. If it seems like we writers are always plugging other writers, it’s because we love reading good books at much as you do. I heard New York Times [Read More...]

The Poet Incarnate

My visit in Marshall, Texas

I tried to find him, asked everyone I came across: Do you know the name of the doctor? The doctor who had operated on my dad in the battlefield. No one knew. The doctor had been a young man, the father of small boys, when he was drafted, and shipped off to Vietnam. They handed [Read More...]

Giving Unemployment the Texas Boot: Kathy Patrick

Kathy Patrick holding the brooch I wore when I appeared on Good Morning America. It's part of the silent auction items, proceeds which benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

If it is true what they say about necessity being the mother of invention, then Kathy Patrick is the Mother of Creative Genius. When the publishing business took a nose dive and she was let go from her job as a sales rep, Kathy hiked up her petticoat and tightened up her bustier and decided [Read More...]