Shiloh Mounds, Cahokia, and Moundville Come Back to Life in Native American Novels

Monks Mound, the largest of many mounds at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Illinois. Contrast the size of the mound with the tiny car passing by on the road! Photo courtesy of Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Click on the photo to enlarge.     Excerpt From: People of the Thunder by Kathleen and […]

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November 12, 2012

A New Angle on Tourism

Sen. Clay Scofield presents Kathryn Lang with the 2012 SELTI Tourism Fiction Awardat the Moundville Native American Festival. Many thanks to Sen. Clay Scofield for presenting the 2012 SELTI Tourism Fiction Award to Kathryn Lang at the Moundville Native American Festival on October 10. As Chairman of the Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee, Sen. […]

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Riverboat Harriott II Steams Into Uncharted Waters: A Tourism Novel

The real Harriott II will appear in the fictional novel Uncharted Waters. Excerpt From: Uncharted Waters by Sara DuBose Tourism Attraction: Harriott II Riverboat Location: Montgomery, AL Photos: Diane Prothro (Click any photo to enlarge!) Model: Sarah Hunter The riverboat Harriot II is making its first appearance in a tourism novel: Uncharted Waters by Sara DuBose, […]

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September 19, 2012

Sen. Scofield to Present Kathryn Lang With 2012 SELTI Tourism Fiction Award. Invitation to all Alabama Writers to Focus on Tourism

Sen. Clay Scofield will present the 2012 SELTI Tourism Fiction Award. Senator Clay Scofield, Chairman of the Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee, will present the 2012 SELTI Tourism Fiction Award to Kathryn Lang at the Moundville Native American Festival on October 10. Lang was selected for the award after her tourism short story “Digging […]

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September 8, 2012

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Moundville Story Digging Up Bones Wins Nations First Tourism Fiction Contest

Friday, May 18, 2012 Moundville Story “Digging Up Bones” Wins Nation’s First Tourism Fiction Writing Contest Story: “Digging Up Bones” by Kathryn C. Lang Tourism Attraction: Moundville Archaeological Park Location: Moundville, Alabama Photos: provided by Moundville Archaeological Park. Click any photo to enlarge! Contest Co-sponsored By: Southeastern Literary Tourism Initiative and the University of Alabama […]

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May 18, 2012