The Rev. Darrell Cummings of Bethlehem Apostolic Temple in Wheeling, W.Va., jokes with Dallas Cowboys player C.J. Goodwin, who grew up attending the church. Photos by Rebecca Kiger, story by Nora Edinger. Reprinted with permission from The Washington Post Magazine. “We’re not a Black church or a White church. We’re just a church,” the Rev.… Continue reading When church goes right … and it makes the national news!
A poet’s life
The first drafts of Harshman's work go into spiral notebooks. Marc Harshman -- West Virginia's poet laureate and a childrens book author -- also lives in Wheeling. Here is my newspaper feature about what it's like to lead a poet's life.
A writerly reckoning: Was a patron-supported, serialized book release a good thing?
"She jumped." Nora Edinger, "Suspended Aggravation" Me in January promo shot, a couple of weeks before Suspended Aggravation began posting as a serial release in Weelunk magazine. Other than a season at home with our children, I have had the mixed blessing of writing professionally since I was 23. ("Mixed" in that the work… Continue reading A writerly reckoning: Was a patron-supported, serialized book release a good thing?
Want to hear me talk books on Public Radio?
Hello from Appalachia! Here I am next to the Wheeling Suspension Bridge in not-so-sunny Wheeling, W.Va. Wish you were here. 😉 "Suspended Aggravation" made West Virginia Public Radio today. Thankfully, journalist Eric Douglas helped me not sound like too much of a dork. 🙂 If you'd like to listen, link here.
In case you missed it — FREE LINK to new novel is live
Image by Weelunk.com photographers Thanks so much to those of you who have already read the first chapter of Suspended Aggravation -- my new novel done in a Wheeling, West Virginia-centric way. But, if you missed it, it is live on Weelunk.com magazine and it's FREE! In this week's release of chapter 1, I hope… Continue reading In case you missed it — FREE LINK to new novel is live