What setting means to me: As a young girl, I was known for becoming so engrossed in whatever book I happened to be reading that I became completely oblivious to everything happening around me. My siblings accused me of forgetfulness, neglecting my chores, but that wasn’t true. Instead, I had simply traveled to the setting [...]
Enchantment by Charlotte Abel Available for Kindle $0.99 (free for Prime members) ASIN B0056P2MQ4 and in paperback at ISBN-13: 978-1463632090 for $9.99 Enchantment weaves an enticing tale of magic, love, and classic good versus evil- with a modern twist. The story follows a young teenager, Enchantment, or ‘Channie’, as she is known to friends and family. She is part of a [...]
Fall is beginning to settle into my beloved mountains. The trees are beginning to show the first changes in color with the yellows being the first to show. It will be a little over a month before we hit “peak” leaf season, bringing thousands of visitors to my hometown nestled between the Blue Ridge and the Great Smoky Mountains. Still, Labor Day has passed and it is as though someone has thrown a magical switch. The days, while still warm, no longer hit the nineties that marked the summer days of a few weeks ago. The threshing machines are in the fields and the days, and nights grow cooler.