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On tonight’s episode of @FRIENDSANDFICTION we are so honored to welcome award-winning, New York Times bestselling author @wileycashauthor. Wiley has been a fellow at @Yaddo and the @MacDowell Colony, and he teaches fiction writing and literature at the @University of North Carolina-Asheville, where he serves as Alumni Author-in-Residence. WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME is his fourth novel. It’s a tender and haunting story of a father and daughter, crime and forgiveness, race and memory, and it was just released yesterday by @williammorrowbooks. We can't wait to talk to him about it TONIGHT when Wiley will be coming at us LIVE from @parkroadbooksclt in Charlotte, NC. Catch us at 7pm ET on our Facebook Group page or our YouTube channel. Links in bio!

On tonight’s episode of @FRIENDSANDFICTION we are so honored to welcome award-winning, New York Times bestselling author @wileycashauthor. Wiley has been a fellow at @Yaddo and the @MacDowell Colony, and he teaches fiction writing and literature at the @University of North Carolina-Asheville, where he serves as Alumni Author-in-Residence. WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME is his fourth novel. It’s a tender and haunting story of a father and daughter, crime and forgiveness, race and memory, and it was just released yesterday by @williammorrowbooks. We can't wait to talk to him about it TONIGHT when Wiley will be coming at us LIVE from @parkroadbooksclt in Charlotte, NC. Catch us at 7pm ET on our Facebook Group page or our YouTube channel. Links in bio! ...

It’s WACKY WEDNESDAY and in honor of my appearance on Good Day Atlanta @Fox5Atlanta I’m giving y’all a chance to win my Christmas book bundle! Anyone who buys tickets for my ATL launch TODAY will be entered to win! You know the drill, tap link in bio and come party with us this Sunday 9/26 🎉🎅🎁@jctkitchenandbar #TheSantaSuit #mkadoesxmas #xmasstartswithmka #christmasbooks #buymybookdammit

It’s WACKY WEDNESDAY and in honor of my appearance on Good Day Atlanta @Fox5Atlanta I’m giving y’all a chance to win my Christmas book bundle! Anyone who buys tickets for my ATL launch TODAY will be entered to win! You know the drill, tap link in bio and come party with us this Sunday 9/26 🎉🎅🎁@jctkitchenandbar #TheSantaSuit #mkadoesxmas #xmasstartswithmka #christmasbooks #buymybookdammit ...

Just over here setting up a zoom with @gooddayatlanta for 10 hour tomorrow to talk about Sunday’s Santa Suit launch party at @jctkitchenandbar. So our fireplace is decorated for Christmas in September. As one does. Link in bio to buy launch tic & pre-order books.#thesantasuitnovel #buymybookdammit #christmascomesearlywithmka

Just over here setting up a zoom with @gooddayatlanta for 10 hour tomorrow to talk about Sunday’s Santa Suit launch party at @jctkitchenandbar. So our fireplace is decorated for Christmas in September. As one does. Link in bio to buy launch tic & pre-order books.#thesantasuitnovel #buymybookdammit #christmascomesearlywithmka ...

Hey, NC pals! Come see me next week at TWO events on September 28th! At 1pm I’ll be in Southern Pines for an event at  @weymouthcenternc with my pals at @thecountrybookshop. Tickets  are $25 and include a hardcover autographed copy of The Santa Suit. THEN at 5:30pm, catch me at @quailridgebooks in Raleigh. We will be celebrating the release of The Santa Suit with a Covid-safe and socially distanced outdoor meet & greet on the patio in front of the store. Details @ link in bio! Cant wait to see y’all! #raleigh #southernpinesnc #thesantasuit #northcarolina #authorsofinstagram #holidaybooks

Hey, NC pals! Come see me next week at TWO events on September 28th! At 1pm I’ll be in Southern Pines for an event at @weymouthcenternc with my pals at @thecountrybookshop. Tickets are $25 and include a hardcover autographed copy of The Santa Suit. THEN at 5:30pm, catch me at @quailridgebooks in Raleigh. We will be celebrating the release of The Santa Suit with a Covid-safe and socially distanced outdoor meet & greet on the patio in front of the store. Details @ link in bio! Cant wait to see y’all! #raleigh #southernpinesnc #thesantasuit #northcarolina #authorsofinstagram #holidaybooks ...

Meet my pretend Great Uncle Braxton Hicks. He smoked Kents and had his boxers sent out to be pressed. If my Great Aunt Victoria hadn’t put antifreeze in his Clamato juice he’d be 92 next Tuesday. And he’d want you to commemorate his birthday in Hell by pre-ordering my novella, The Santa Suit, which coincidentally comes out on his birthday, Sept. 28. Check link in bio to order. #buymybookdammit #thesantasuitnovel #christmasbooks #pretendancestors #authorsofinstagram

Meet my pretend Great Uncle Braxton Hicks. He smoked Kents and had his boxers sent out to be pressed. If my Great Aunt Victoria hadn’t put antifreeze in his Clamato juice he’d be 92 next Tuesday. And he’d want you to commemorate his birthday in Hell by pre-ordering my novella, The Santa Suit, which coincidentally comes out on his birthday, Sept. 28. Check link in bio to order. #buymybookdammit #thesantasuitnovel #christmasbooks #pretendancestors #authorsofinstagram ...

The countdown continues! THE SANTA SUIT is in stores just ONE WEEK from today from @stmartinspress. Don’t end up on the naughty list! Get your copy pre-ordered today. And be sure to have a look at my list of tour dates—and check it twice! Can’t wait until you meet Ivy Perkins—and until I get to see some of you out on the road! Tour dates & buy options at #linkinbio 
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#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit

The countdown continues! THE SANTA SUIT is in stores just ONE WEEK from today from @stmartinspress. Don’t end up on the naughty list! Get your copy pre-ordered today. And be sure to have a look at my list of tour dates—and check it twice! Can’t wait until you meet Ivy Perkins—and until I get to see some of you out on the road! Tour dates & buy options at #linkinbio
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁📚
#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit
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Hey Savannah fam! My launch party for THE SANTA SUIT is just ONE WEEK from today. I hope you’ll join me at the the iconic Gingerbread House on Bull Street, Monday, Sept. 27th at 5:30pm. Grab your squad and swing by after work for a great evening of fun in the name of @curechildcancer! Tickets are $40 and include a copy of #TheSantaSuit + complimentary beverage + lite bites. The first 100 ticket purchases @ $40 will also receive a fully stocked swag bag 🎉 For $30, you can attend the event without a copy of the book. @E.Shaver_bookseller will be in attendance selling additional copies of THE SANTA SUIT, plus other MKA favorites! Masks and social distancing are highly encouraged. Get your tickets NOW @ link in bio

#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #getintheholidayspirit #savannahgeorgia #savannah

Hey Savannah fam! My launch party for THE SANTA SUIT is just ONE WEEK from today. I hope you’ll join me at the the iconic Gingerbread House on Bull Street, Monday, Sept. 27th at 5:30pm. Grab your squad and swing by after work for a great evening of fun in the name of @curechildcancer! Tickets are $40 and include a copy of #TheSantaSuit + complimentary beverage + lite bites. The first 100 ticket purchases @ $40 will also receive a fully stocked swag bag 🎉 For $30, you can attend the event without a copy of the book. @E.Shaver_bookseller will be in attendance selling additional copies of THE SANTA SUIT, plus other MKA favorites! Masks and social distancing are highly encouraged. Get your tickets NOW @ link in bio

#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #getintheholidayspirit #savannahgeorgia #savannah
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If you bought a house and you found an old beautifully gift-wrapped Christmas present stowed in a closet, would you be able to resist opening it up? Find out what Ivy Perkins does when she is faced with this and all the magic that ensues in THE SANTA SUIT, coming from @stmartinspress NEXT WEEK! In stores Tues 9/28. Pre-order now. Link in bio! 🎁  #christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit

If you bought a house and you found an old beautifully gift-wrapped Christmas present stowed in a closet, would you be able to resist opening it up? Find out what Ivy Perkins does when she is faced with this and all the magic that ensues in THE SANTA SUIT, coming from @stmartinspress NEXT WEEK! In stores Tues 9/28. Pre-order now. Link in bio! 🎁  #christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit ...

Let’s give a big ole round of applause to our @jctkitchenandbar $50 gift card winner BARBARA O’CONNOR!! We can’t wait to see you at the launch on Sunday 🎉. If you still haven’t gotten your tickets, get them TODAY! Link in bio to purchase 🎟

Let’s give a big ole round of applause to our @jctkitchenandbar $50 gift card winner BARBARA O’CONNOR!! We can’t wait to see you at the launch on Sunday 🎉. If you still haven’t gotten your tickets, get them TODAY! Link in bio to purchase 🎟 ...

Check back tomorrow & watch me mix up something I call Santa’s Little Helper, featuring @drinkcathead vodka We’ll be serving it next Sunday at the Atlanta launch party for The Santa Suit at @jctkitchenandbar. Swipe up & get your tix now! #thesantasuitnovel #launchparty #authorsofinstagram #santaslittlehelper #kocktailswithkiki #seasonalsips

Check back tomorrow & watch me mix up something I call Santa’s Little Helper, featuring @drinkcathead vodka We’ll be serving it next Sunday at the Atlanta launch party for The Santa Suit at @jctkitchenandbar. Swipe up & get your tix now! #thesantasuitnovel #launchparty #authorsofinstagram #santaslittlehelper #kocktailswithkiki #seasonalsips ...

Good night from this spoiled setter who is currently channeling her inner Greta Garbo. #ivanttobealone #settersofinstagram

Good night from this spoiled setter who is currently channeling her inner Greta Garbo. #ivanttobealone #settersofinstagram ...

Behold! The super fun book trailer that my incredible team at @stmartinspress made for THE SANTA SUIT! Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? It's in stores a week from Tuesday (eek!) on 9/28. Get you some Christmas right this very minute! Book info, tour details & buy options at the links in my bio. 
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁📚
#thesantasuit #christmascomesearlythisyear #christmasbeginswithmka #booksmakegreatgifts  #buymybookdammit

Behold! The super fun book trailer that my incredible team at @stmartinspress made for THE SANTA SUIT! Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? It's in stores a week from Tuesday (eek!) on 9/28. Get you some Christmas right this very minute! Book info, tour details & buy options at the links in my bio.
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁📚
#thesantasuit #christmascomesearlythisyear #christmasbeginswithmka #booksmakegreatgifts #buymybookdammit
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So proud of family friend Josh Johnson whose @innervoicebrewing in Decatur opens Friday. Known this guy since he was a kid swiping his Dad’s brews! Go check him out! #newbrewery

So proud of family friend Josh Johnson whose @innervoicebrewing in Decatur opens Friday. Known this guy since he was a kid swiping his Dad’s brews! Go check him out! #newbrewery ...

Stole this quote from the IG feed of @onehorselane. Especially appropriate as I struggle to finish TFB (this friggin’ book). I don’t know where this story is going. I’m in the dark (literally) but if it’s scary, maybe I’m doing it right. Right? #deepthoughts #amwriting #authorsofinstagram #mkawrites

Stole this quote from the IG feed of @onehorselane. Especially appropriate as I struggle to finish TFB (this friggin’ book). I don’t know where this story is going. I’m in the dark (literally) but if it’s scary, maybe I’m doing it right. Right? #deepthoughts #amwriting #authorsofinstagram #mkawrites ...

Thirty-five years ago today, I woke up having mild contractions. Watched a couple episodes of The Andy Griffin show, then beeped Mr. MKA (who was out of office at a meeting) to let him know the sitch. Katie was in preschool, so I did the logical thing, which was to drive myself across town to the hospital. I remember having a MASSIVE contraction at the corner of Peachtree Street and Ponce. Nearly hit a pedestrian sauntering across the street. By the time I got to Piedmont Hospital, things we’re getting real. I drove up to the emergency room & a security guard came out to tell me “Ma’am, you can’t park here.” At which point I shrieked I AM HAVING A BABY! He quickly took my car keys & got me a nurse & a wheelchair. Years later, just as my baby was crowning, we were watching Jeopardy in the delivery room. My OB, Dick Mitchell, seemed more interested in getting the answers right than delivering my child. Answer: Born today, Sept. 15, 1986, the best son a mother could wish for? Question: Who is Andrew Rivers Trocheck? Aka @trocheck Happy Birthday to our Boomerang Boy from Mama Bear. #birthdayboy #bestson

Thirty-five years ago today, I woke up having mild contractions. Watched a couple episodes of The Andy Griffin show, then beeped Mr. MKA (who was out of office at a meeting) to let him know the sitch. Katie was in preschool, so I did the logical thing, which was to drive myself across town to the hospital. I remember having a MASSIVE contraction at the corner of Peachtree Street and Ponce. Nearly hit a pedestrian sauntering across the street. By the time I got to Piedmont Hospital, things we’re getting real. I drove up to the emergency room & a security guard came out to tell me “Ma’am, you can’t park here.” At which point I shrieked I AM HAVING A BABY! He quickly took my car keys & got me a nurse & a wheelchair. Years later, just as my baby was crowning, we were watching Jeopardy in the delivery room. My OB, Dick Mitchell, seemed more interested in getting the answers right than delivering my child. Answer: Born today, Sept. 15, 1986, the best son a mother could wish for? Question: Who is Andrew Rivers Trocheck? Aka @trocheck Happy Birthday to our Boomerang Boy from Mama Bear. #birthdayboy #bestson ...

The countdown continues! THE SANTA SUIT will be in stores just TWO WEEKS from today from @stmartinspress! Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? Have you checked (twice?) my list of tour stops? I can’t wait to share this book with you! Let’s get the much-needed joy of the holiday season percolating a bit early this year, shall we? 
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁📚
#christmasbeginswithMKA #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit 
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Buy options and tour info at the links in my bio!

The countdown continues! THE SANTA SUIT will be in stores just TWO WEEKS from today from @stmartinspress! Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? Have you checked (twice?) my list of tour stops? I can’t wait to share this book with you! Let’s get the much-needed joy of the holiday season percolating a bit early this year, shall we?
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁📚
#christmasbeginswithMKA #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit
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Buy options and tour info at the links in my bio!
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My new wannabe IG boyfriend. At least he’s forthcoming about his goals. Had a nice chuckle before I blocked him. #fauxbeaux #fakeittillumakeit #sugarmummydummy

My new wannabe IG boyfriend. At least he’s forthcoming about his goals. Had a nice chuckle before I blocked him. #fauxbeaux #fakeittillumakeit #sugarmummydummy ...

Y'all! Act fast and grab your tickets to my Atlanta book launch party for THE SANTA SUIT on Sun 9/26 at @jctkitchenandbar with @foxtale_book_shoppe. Not only will one of the first 50 ticket buyers be entered to win a $50 gift card to our host venue, BUT attendees will have the shot at amazing door prizes including a $100 gift card to @veronicasattic, a pair of @lgeorgedesignsllc hoop earrings, and a #GrainCraftCreations #charcuterieboard. BUY YOUR TIX TODAY! #linkinbio
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁
#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit

Y'all! Act fast and grab your tickets to my Atlanta book launch party for THE SANTA SUIT on Sun 9/26 at @jctkitchenandbar with @foxtale_book_shoppe. Not only will one of the first 50 ticket buyers be entered to win a $50 gift card to our host venue, BUT attendees will have the shot at amazing door prizes including a $100 gift card to @veronicasattic, a pair of @lgeorgedesignsllc hoop earrings, and a #GrainCraftCreations #charcuterieboard. BUY YOUR TIX TODAY! #linkinbio
🎅🏻📚🎄📚🎁
#christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit
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