Date of Award

Fall 12-2011

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Creative Writing


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

Amanda Boyden

Second Advisor

Joseph Boyden

Third Advisor

Kevin Moffett


We are forever shaped by the worlds we live in. The following stories are musings on the importance of time and place and on the conflicts that arise for characters who are born into and who live with or rail against those forces. The stories are set in and around Laurel County, Georgia over a period of decades. They look at the people who are made there and the lessons they learn or fail to learn as they work to make their way there.


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