The Gordon of Crossville, TN

Christian Bend Sign

  My buddy Gordon took this photo on April 16, 2007. I know the date because we had just crossed over the Holston River in Gordon’s red truck when the DJ on the country radio station stopped the music for breaking news. “There’s been a shooting at Virginia Tech,” he said. 32 people were killed. [Read More...]

A Gold Star Daughter’s story

Dad's Casket. 2.

The Man in the Jeep   At first I never even noticed the jeep, what with trying to tie up the bulldog pup. Grandpa Harve was sitting in a mesh lawn chair nearby, his dead arm slung down between his legs. His good hand flicked a cigarette stub. “Karen, you hold her,” Mama instructed over [Read More...]

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  is 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...]


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