Yesterday Chimney Rock Park hosted a gaggle of writers. We were set up under tents at the foot of the rock where an enthusiastic group listened to us read from and/or talk about our books.
Here, Robert Morgan, whose beautiful novel Gap Creek was an Oprah Book Club pick, entertains the crowd.
While the non-bookish tourists do their thing.
A fine day and I was delighted to encounter a few FaceBook friend (hey Bud and Jen) as well as Lorena, a friend of a FaceBook friend and a fellow graduate of H.B. Plant High School in Tampa.
Lake Lure in the distance . . .
And, of course, the Rock.