Clap out the syllables

I am at a writer’s conference and Sean Dietrich “Sean of the South” my writing hero is here speaking. He writes everyday. For hours and edits his stuff 40-50 times. Oh Gawwud- I have A LOT to learn. He joked about Southerners pronouncing one syllable words with up to six syllables, especially if it’s mama […]



Ten people sat at four cafeteria tables forming a rectangle. 9 of the 10 people liked my writing piece. The critiques were gracious and favorable and they even commented on my humor which I have wondered if it comes across right. One older woman who reminds me of my mother in law who is now […]