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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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?

Joyce Billingsley "A 1967 Thanksgiving" (Nov. 26, 2014)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Joyce Billingsley is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she has special memories of a Thanksgiving gathering planned by new friends from around the world...

Houston Hodges "A Turkey Tale" (Nov. 25, 2014)

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Nancy Rohr "Moving On Up" (Nov. 21, 2014)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Nancy Rohr is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she and husband Steve have just completed a life-changing move. They've moved on up.

J.D. Frost "Duck's Hole" (Nov. 20, 2014)

Thursday, November 20, 2014

J.D. Frost brings a new voice to the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner - today he brings us the prologue to his thriller, DOLLFACE.  This scene is fashioned after a spot near his old home in Dekalb County, Alabama.

Ginny Gilbert "Rental Car" (Nov. 19, 2014)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Poet Virginia Gilbert is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - her frequent travels around our country occasionally land her in uncomfortable situations...

Bill Case "A Canoe Drama" (Nov. 18, 2014)

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bill Case is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - he recalls a coming-of-age adventure in the sands and salt flats of Florida...

Kathryn Tucker Windham "On Goats" (Nov. 17, 2014)

Monday, November 17, 2014

Daniel Schenker "Farmer's Almanac" (Nov. 14, 2014)

Friday, November 14, 2014

Leslie Nicole Thomas "Avocado Encounter" (Nov. 13, 2014)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

 Poet Leslie Nicole Thomas is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she describes a recent encounter at the grocery store - sounds harmless enough, doesn't it?


Kem Roper "The Rhythm of Life" (Nov. 11, 2014)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Kem Roper is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she'll never forget her very first awareness of life's rhythms...

Wayne Holliday 'Grim Reaper' (Nov. 11, 2014)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Wayne Holliday is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner - he believes that life can be tragic, or humorous, or delightful, and confesses that he does, on occasion, read the obituaries.

Kathryn Tucker Windham "Grits Is Good" (Nov. 10, 2014)

Monday, November 10, 2014

Beth Thames "House Memories" (November 7, 2014)

Friday, November 7, 2014

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

Terri French "Carved in Stone" (November 6, 2014)

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Terri French is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - she wrote her poetic offering "Carved in Stone" in the form of a rengay, also known as a linked verse...

Rebecca Moore "The Parrot Tree" (November 5, 2014)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Rebecca Moore is in the SUNDIAL Writer's Corner today - She moved with her family to Alabama after 14 years in London.  Wherever they are, they love going on walks together and finding something unusual to remember...

Randy Cross "sign of the times" (November 4, 2014)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014




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