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A New First Novel

I wrote my first novel, A Hollow Cup, in 2008.  My hometown–Chapel Hill, NC–was disappearing (they all do), and I wanted to preserve it.  A Hollow Cup was my fictional attempt to show readers what it was like to live in a small university town in the South during the 1960s.  Like many first novels, it has too many pages and too many words.  Also, perhaps because I didn’t know I would write more books (five, with one more on the way), it’s overstuffed with ideas.  So, I’ve decided to revise it, and publish a second edition. Continue reading