Category: One On One

The D.G. Martin Opinion Column

Tom Ross: A jackass or a carpenter?

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – “Any jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.” Using a saying from UNC President Margaret Spellings’s native Texas, one attributed to Sam Rayburn, the long-time speaker…

One on One: Lee Smith’s best story yet

Dimestore: A Writer’s Life

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Lee Smith’s upcoming book, “Dimestore: A Writer’s Life,” tells her best story yet. After publishing 13 novels and numerous short stories that have won for her a passionately loyal group of fans and…