What a Weekend! Part One. . .

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We just returned from a wonderful weekend in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, NC. I’d never been to either place, and since my current work-in-progress is set in that area, I thought it was about time I got down there to explore. Actually, I should say that my current work-in-progress will destroy the area (via a couple of nasty hurricanes), which is really a shame because it’s beautiful. Wilmington is a lovely little city full of history–some of it not pretty; the sort that teaches lessons for the future. But the Wilmington of today is a stunner with three of my favorite things–a riverwalk, yummy seafood, and Spanish moss–and it’s considered the Hollywood of the east coast, where nearly 200 movies and many TV shows (Dawson’s Creek, One Tree Hill, etc) have been filmed.

The highlight of our visit to Wilmington was meeting my publicists, Tori and Kim, (above) of Clove Marketing. They were spirited and enthusiastic and I feel so lucky to have them in my corner! 

Then it was across the bridge to Wrightsville Beach, where our hotel room had a fabulous view of the harbor, where a lobster dinner awaited us, and where our next adventure was about to unfold. 

To be continued. . .  


  1. Margo on April 20, 2009 at 8:00 am

    I clicked on the Wilmington Riverwalk and it’s lucious!…I love seeing the outdoor cafes and gorgeous umbrellas…oh Diane, this book is going to be beautiful and exciting!…I love to read about a good storm but I’m sad about this area being destoyed by the hurricane…but I have faith that it’s esential to the story.
    Can’t wait to read part 2 on your weekend adventure!

  2. Denise on April 20, 2009 at 9:56 am

    It sounds like a great weekend! Can’t wait to read part 2!

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