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Voluntary Indignities: My Adventure in Self-Publishing, Part 2

I could mention that the book is currently on sale for only $1.99 at the Kindle Store, but that would compromise my integrity as a blogger. So, I won’t.

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Voluntary Indignities: My Adventure in Self-Publishing, Part 1

In the greater publishing world, self-published authors are regarded as being slightly more respectable than personal injury lawyers but significantly less respectable than your average ex-con.

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God. Family. Football. A Twanglish Lesson

People from other regions see our devotion to football in this part of the country as misplaced, or even delusional. They’re wrong.

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We didn’t secede from the Internet! (Catching up on some Real Southern News)

Now … what have we missed while we’ve been away? Oh, yeah! The world came to an end one Tuesday in November … or was saved from itself …

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RSMU – Week 8 Picks

Here we are at the midpoint of the college football regular season. Alabama, Oregon, Florida, Notre Dame and a handful of other teams remain undefeated. The RSM pickers, sadly, do not. Let’s get to the picks! This week’s games: LSU at Texas A&M Virginia Tech at Clemson Auburn at Vanderbilt Wake Forest at Virginia South […]

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Real Southern Rules: Shameless Self-Promotion

We live in an age of self-promotion. And I’m just as bad as anyone about it. Sadly, this situation is just further proof of the fact that I’m no Real Southern Man, because …

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What’s in a Real Southern Name?

Whether it’s General, Doctor, Philander or Colon, every Southern family has some great names. And the best names always take a little explanation.

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RSMU – Week 4 Picks

Another week, another great slate of Southern football. Before we kill this horse and keep beating it for the sheer pleasure of it, let’s get to the games: This week’s games: Maryland at West Virginia Virginia at TCU Ole Miss at Tulane Miami at Georgia Tech Missouri at South Carolina Louisville at Florida International Memphis at Duke Clemson at Florida State Rutgers at Arkansas […]

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RSMU – Week 3 Picks

To say none of us were perfect in last week’s picks would be an understatement. Who could have foreseen the complete meltdown in the Ozarks that left the Razorbacks on the losing end of a 34-31 tilt with Louisiana Monroe? And who would’ve guessed that, less than 20 months removed from their national championship, Auburn […]

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RSMU – Week 1 Picks

So far, Southern teams have been the highlights of this initial weekend of the 2012 college football season. Those were the appetizers. Now it’s time for the main course. Some of our contributors weighed in on the weekend’s games. Beware: Homerism abounds!

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