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Headley Hill Manor

In 1385, my ancestor, Farnham Suddeth, sailed from England to North America and established Headley Hill Manor in the wilds of Jefferson County Kentucky. To this very day, serfs plow fields of flax, barley, and oats with oxen. Jousting and and archery are favorite pursuits of the manor’s owners. Signed, Farnham Suddeth VII.

[Editor’s note: Mr. Suddeth made his coffee too strong today]

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Sunset, July 2018, Okolona Kentucky. Ethan Suddeth photo.

 

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The Cherokee Trail of Tears had 3 paths in Kentucky. The northern-most trail passed near Hopkinsville (broken line). The middle trail followed the Tennessee River (blue line). The southern line crossed the Mississippi River at Columbus-Belmont State Park (dark line). The family in my novel, Stone Man and the Trail of Tears, tried to escape from the Trail of Tears. NPS photo, near Princeton, KY.

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Hurry up sundown

The sun has almost set over the former Wet Woods swamp, Okolona, Kentucky. Ethan Suddeth photo.

 

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Sunset Okolona Style

Ethan Suddeth captured this sunset in Okolona, Kentucky. I believe he used filters on his camera. (I am not a photographer)

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Into the Storm

A storm in the heavens but calm near the earth. Photo by Ethan Suddeth. Okolona, Kentucky, no date.

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Halloween Kentucky Style (middle readers, Diversion Press, paperback)
Mike and Timmy try to scare Alice and Rosie. The trick’s on them when a younger neighbor and a homeless man team up to give them a real Halloween scare!

ISBN:  978-1-935290-16-2

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Green River Writers met at the Kavanaugh Center in Crestwood, Kentucky from Thursday, January 22 to Sunday, January 25. About 20 writers from Ohio and all over Kentucky met to critique each other and to participate in writing exercises. They helped me with a YA fantasy, Osiris Must Die, and a poem, “Hey, Little Snowflake.”

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The Green River Writers Winter Retreat will be held January 22-25, Thursday-Sunday at the Kavanaugh Center, Crestwood, Kentucky. Lodging available, but day visitors welcome. Critiquing and writing exercises for prose and poetry. I will attend.

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I am the Contest Chairman, and I would like to thank everyone who entered.

85 entrants: 22 from Kentucky. 60 from 32 other states. 2 from 2 Canadian provinces. 1 from Malaysia. They submitted 580 entries in 18 categories of poems, short stories, and non-fiction.

28 Winners: 8 from Kentucky. 19 from 14 other states. 1 from British Columbia, Canada. Total prize money awarded: over $1,800.

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