Sundial Writers Corner

The Sundial Writers Corner is one of WLRH's longest running programs and greatest traditions. For more than 20 years, Sundial has featured prose and poetry submitted by talented Tennessee Valley wordsmiths. Each weekday at 9:30am during Morning Blend and 3:44pm during All Things Considered, a different voice from your community is heard in “The Writers Corner.” Enjoy commentaries, short stories, poems and everything in between, told in the voice of the author. Many of our writers have received awards at the state and national level, while others are exhibiting their creative abilities for the first time.

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Rosemary McMahan "Birds A'Gathering" (Dec 26, 2014)

Friday, December 26, 2014

Rebecca Moore "An Appy Christmas" (Dec. 23, 2014)

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Rebecca Moore is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - when she and her family celebrated their second holiday season in America, they found themselves in-between place and time.  Rebecca wonders if there is an app for that??

Kathryn Tucker Windham "The Red Scooter" (Dec. 22, 2014)

Monday, December 22, 2014

Beth Thames "Good Travels" (Dec. 19, 2014)

Friday, December 19, 2014

Beth Thames is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - selling a house that was a home triggers a multitude of memories...

Nancy Compton Williams "Bewildered By Woods" (Dec. 18, 2014)

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Nancy Compton Williams is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - living in a rural setting provides constant inspiration for her poetry...


Monita Soni "The Photo Shoot" (Dec. 17, 2014)

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Monita Soni is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - born in India, she has been the recipient of a treasure trove of family stories.

Ted Roberts "Chanuhah/Christmas Comparison"" (Dec. 16, 2014)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Ted Roberts is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today with an in-depth study on the differences between Chanukah and Christmas - be prepared to take notes!

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Gifts of Love" (Dec. 15, 2014)

Monday, December 15, 2014

James Miller Robinson "Disillusion in Tennessee" (Dec. 12, 2014)

Friday, December 12, 2014

James Miller Robinson is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he and his family had high hopes for some down-home cookin' on a recent trip to TN...

Lynne Berry "Adoration of the Magi" (Dec. 11, 2014)

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Art historian Lynne Berry is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she was struck by a Dutch master's painting depicting falling snow...

Dave Trueb "The Perfect Gift" (Dec. 10, 2014)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Poet Dave Trueb is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he ponders over the continuing puzzle of choosing just the right gift...

Rhonda Broyles "Aunt Mary's Closet" (Dec. 9, 2014)

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Rhonda Broyles "Aunt Mary's Closet" (Dec. 9, 2014)

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Unusual Christmas Tree Decorations" (Dec. 8, 2014)

Monday, December 8, 2014

We’re well into the holiday season by now, but there are a few of us who still haven’t decorated their Christmas tree. It’s one of storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham’s favorite things to do … especially when you toss convention aside …

Kay Campbell "Hildegard" (Dec. 5, 2014)

Friday, December 5, 2014

Joe Berry "The Magic of Words" (Dec. 4, 2014)

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Joe Berry is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he can attest to the powerful magic of the spoken word...

Susan Guthrie "Everybody Plays The Fool" (Dec. 3, 2014)

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Poet Susan Guthrie is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - a long wait in her doctor's office brought forth these musings she called "Everybody Plays the Fool."

Patti Patrick "Mellman in Wellman" (Dec. 2, 2014)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

 Patti Patrick is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she allows that cats know more than their meows would indicate...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Christmas Preparations" (Dec. 1, 2014)

Monday, December 1, 2014

Danny Lindsey "Voters At Last" (Nov. 28, 2014)

Friday, November 28, 2014

Danny Lindsey is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - the recent election brought back vivd memories of an earlier time and an equally important event to young Danny.

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Tales of Turkey Traditions" (Nov. 27, 2014)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

For many, Thanksgiving is a time of remembering important family traditions … and, for many, that involves food. Kathryn Tucker Windham remembers one of her family’s most important tradition that may have faded away in this modern age … ever had a turkey delivered by train?




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