Author Archives: Carol

About Carol

Carol’s roots are sown in the South. Her writings are Southern, small town based and include romantic comedies, contemporary romance, and romantic suspense. She believes in falling in love, family values, and happy endings. When time allows, she dabbles in art, and always has popcorn, pickles, and hot chocolate on hand. While a dose of humor sprinkles throughout her stories, they may or not, be based on real life characters. Some are convinced they are, but only she knows for certain, and she won’t gossip. Carol currently resides in Georgia with her husband and family. A multi-published eBook author since 2011, Carol's won numerous awards, and previously published in poetry, short stories and novels. Novels available in ebook: (A Short Story) A MATTER of TASTE, PERFECT MATCH, A SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS (also available in print), CHRISTMAS at the GRANGER INN, CHRISTMAS at APPLE LAKE, THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING. Coming December 2019: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Wedding Coming December 2020: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Baby Where to find Carol DeVaney online: http://www.caroldevaney.weebly.com http://www.caroldevaney.blogspot.com http://www.facebook.com/carol.devaney http://twitter.com./caroldevaney

Running From Time

If there’s one thing I’m unable to manage, it’s the number of stories colliding inside my head. Characters are always in competition. Hello, she says. Hello, he says. I’m next. Me, me, me! Tell my story. Every writer I know … Continue reading

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Do You Love the Golden Girls?

If you’ve ever watched the Golden girls, you won’t forget each one’s attributes. I have laughed with, cried with and cheered on the three hilarious ladies who make up the Golden Girls. My mom loved the program. Above all, she … Continue reading

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Did You Survive the Christmas Holiday?

Planning, shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, baking, working a public job, maybe, and between handling all the extra curricular activities can be exhausting during the Christmas holiday. I know. I didn’t plan far enough ahead to keep the jitters away. But … Continue reading

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So Long November—Hello December

Thanksgiving came and moved away like a whirlwind. In fact the past three months, I think I moved through a fog to get where I am today. Poof! And I’m here. Lol. I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful and special, … Continue reading

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Does Your Pantry Bulge?

As I sit here on this chilly morning watching leaves float ever so gently and cover my yard and deck, I’m happy not to have to run to the grocery store. Coffee scents the air and a pot of delicious … Continue reading

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Fall Has Arrived

Fall came in ever so gently this year. The evenings cooled down some, yet the days remain hot and muggy. It’s a beautiful time of year. Leaves from our neighbor’s trees, as well as ours, cover our yard in a … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Wishes

Don’t we all hold dreams and wishes in our hearts? Some we share, others we hold deep inside. Ellie Newsome has both. One wish though, she hides well. The wish is hers. Hers alone. Was it fear or timing that … Continue reading

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