By way of my guest post on her quite popular blog, I'd like to introduce you to Catherine Hamrick. She's one of those rare writers who take your breath away, even before it's captured by one of the big publishers. I describe her writing as Haven Kimmel if she wrote from the South. She's not only a seasoned editor and writer, she's an accomplished cook and a keen observer of culture and the beauty of down-home folks. What more is there in this world? Riding on her coattails, I selfishly hope others will read my post.
Do come, read up on my take on Secondary Characters, then tool around on Catherine's site. She has an eclectic blog; no doubt you'll find something there that will fascinate you.