Famous Authors From North Carolina

As a fan of poetry and story telling I have a great respect for those who have the writing gift. Below are 3 North Carolina based authors with an impressive history of work.

Ron Rash

Ron Rash is the author, poet and short story teller who grew up in North Carolina. Ron’s work has been featured in more that 100 magazines and journals and in 2009 he was a PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller for Serena and Above the Waterfall. He has had not 1 but 4 prizewinning novels including Saints at the River, The World Made Straight, The Cove and One Foot in Eden. He teaches at Western Carolina University in the area of fiction-writing and poetry. In the video below, Ron speaks about his book “Above the Waterfall” and what inspired him to write the heartbreaking story of parents losing their daughter to addiction.

Margaret Maron

Margaret is a North Carolina native writer and mystery novel award-winning author. To date she has authored more that 20 mystery novels and counting. She is on the recommended reading lists of many writing courses. Her work has gone international and has been translated into many languages outside of english. Between 1989 and 2010, Margaret has received many awards for here accomplishments in the mystery fiction category.

Clyde Edgerton

Clyde was born and brought up in the community of Bethesda, near Durham, North Carolina. From 1985 to 2013 he has produced 10+ diverse works. He also teaches writing as professor of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. Clyde has also had 2 of his works turned into films including 1999’s Walking Across Egypt and 2006’s Killer Diller.

It would be great if everyone who had a passion to tell their story had the skill to put it on paper at a professional level. The truth is many who try to write a book will never finish if they go at it alone. There are so many factors that go into the writing, editing and publishing process at it can be extremely over whelming for most. Luckily there are ghostwriting services that can help anyone who has a desire to tell their story but lacks the talent to produce the goods. There are many things to consider when selecting a ghostwriter to work with including their years of experience and past client reviews. CaryPress Books based in North Carolina is one of many great options. They provide ghostwriting, editing, and publishing services that can help just about any struggling author looking for help.

There are so many great authors scattered around the United States and the world, these are just a few that stood out.

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