David Lauderdale's' interview with Norm Levy about Norm's experiences with social
networking to market books appeared in
The Island Packet.  
Salt Marsh Cottage Books
P. O. Box 2511, Bluffton, SC 29910
SMCB author Norm Levy now has a blog which provides samples
of poems included in his book,
Rhymes for Our Times, as well as
some new poems.  Norm has been writing light verse lampooning
headlines for decades.  
Rhymes for Our Times, published by
Salt Marsh Cottage Books
,  is a collection of these delightfully
funny and irreverent verses.  Norm is now actively writing
two-liners which appear on his Twitter page.   He now has more
than a 5,000 "followers."
News about SMCB Authors
The Lowcountry of South Carolina is a uniquely lovely place, full of history, legends, and
Southern charm.  As one of the few independent publishers located in the Lowcountry,
Salt Marsh Cottage Books publishes books by Lowcountry authors with appeal for both
young readers and adults.  In addition to the popular "Charlotte Books," SMCB now
publishes non-fiction, humor, and poetry.
Norm has appeared on several radio shows recently, most recently on NPR's "On Point"
broadcast.  (Norm's segment is about 26 minutes into the show).  Norm was also
interviewed on
Blog Talk Radio.
Jane Hill's short story, "No Time like the Present," won third
place in Whispering Prairie Press's literary contest in the
category "Flash Fiction." Jane has published two young adult
Clarendon Island and Only a Ghost of a Chance.  Her third
Pirate Treasure, is due out this year.  

Jane's "Charlotte books" are humorous historical fiction set in the
South Carolina Lowcountry in the late 1880s.  Charlotte, her
young protagonist, now long dead, is believed to be the first
ghost to have her own
The Best of the Lowcountry
Everything about the Lowcountry is
the Best, but here are a few
Bests of the Bests:
Best Shrimp & Grits:  
Best Breakfast Deal:  
Stumphole Landing
18 Halter Court
Elloree, SC, 803-826-6111
Sunset Grill
43 Jenkins Road
Hilton Head, SC 29926, 843-689-6744
Best Summer Housing Deal:
College of Charleston
40 Coming Street
Charleston, SC 29401, 843-953-5523
Best Fried Shrimp:
Dave’s Carry-out
42 Morris Street
Charleston, SC 29403, (843) 577-7943
Five Loaves Cafe
43 Cannon St # A
Charleston, SC 29403-6068, (843) 937-4303
Best Soup:
Best Outfitter:
Higher Ground
Beaufort Town Center
2121 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC  29902, 843.379.GEAR (4327)

Poet and novelist Fred Bassett and his son, Michael, did a standing
room only Father/Son poetry reading at the Coastal Discovery
Museum at Honey Horn last fall.  Fred also introduced his newest
Honey from a Lion.  More recently, Fred posted "Five Days of
" on Facebook.