Authors

black and white photo of Sue Grafton

Z is for Sue

Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone alphabet mysteries and legendary pioneer for women in detective fiction, died last week at the age of 77.  

Rashad Rayford

Rashad's Reading List

Rashad "thaPoet" Rayford shares his reading list for those who wish to further explore activism and civil rights in literature.

Poetry for Young People

Poetry can be just as beneficial as fiction/nonfiction books when it comes to learning how to read. Check out this series to start exploring poetry with your child!

NaNoWriMo#2: The Craft

Welcome to Part #2 of my NaNoWriMo series. We are now nine days into NaNoWriMo, and at roughly 2,000 words a day, you should have written about 18,000 words. Are you keeping pace? Need help?

Senior photo of Paula Herring in the 1963 John Overton High School yearbook.

Nashville's Urban Legend

If the name "Paula Herring" sounds familiar to you, then you already know where this blog post is going. But if not, keep reading. I'm about to tell the gruesome tale of young Paula's murder back in 1964, from the info provided by Michael Bishop in his new book, A Murder in Music City: Corruption, Scandal, and the Framing of an Innocent Man.   

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