Essays / Non-Fiction

  • Art Lessons (Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages from Heaven, 2012)
  • Outrageous Okra (Stories to Warm a Grandma's Heart, 2011)
  • Famed Highwaymen Artists Have Deep Roots in Georgia (Georgia Backroads, Autumn, 2011)
  • Memories of Jackson's Elegant and Inviting Carmichael House (Georgia Backroads, Winter 2009)
  • Aphrodite's Mighty Appeal (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Spring Cleaning (Chicken Soup for the Soul: All in the Family)
  • Une Tasse de The (Chicken Soup for the Tea Lover's Soul)
  • Frosty Georgia Morning (Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul)             
  • Southern Spirit (Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul II)                               
  • Object of Our Affection (The Ultimate Gardener)
  • Southernspeak (Georgia Backroads, winter 2008)
  • Grandma's Okra (Georgia Backroads, fall 2008)                             
  • Empty Nest Refilled (as found on                          
  • Outrageous Okra (Guideposts Magazine, September, 2006)
  • Fall Ritual (Georgia Backroads, fall 2006)
  • Georgia Five (Georgia Backroads, autumn, 2010)
  • Picture Hat ("Project Keepsake" anthology, Native Ink Press, 2014)


  • Moon Over Taylor's Ridge, 2012
  • Return to Taylor's Crossing, 2015
  • Mothers, Sons, Beloveds, and Other Strangers, 2017 

Short Fiction

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Janie Watts,
Apr 10, 2014, 6:27 AM