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Padgett Gerler

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Born on the coast of South Carolina and raised in the mountains of Virginia, I relocated to the Piedmont area of North Carolina in the 80's to attend college. After graduating with a BA in accounting, I became a CPA and practiced accounting in the public and corporate sector. In 2010, when my passion for writing leapt ahead of my passion for accounting, I quit my career to write full time. I love the southern voice and the southern experience, so I write about the south, from the mountains to the coast.

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Padgett Gerler I rarely experience writer's block. I find that if one character isn't in the mood to talk to me, I can always find another who is. …moreI rarely experience writer's block. I find that if one character isn't in the mood to talk to me, I can always find another who is. (less)
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From mountain shapenotes to blues to beach music and beyond, David Menconi's STEP IT UP AND GO guides us on an enthralling journey through the history of North Carolina music. Painstakingly researched and beautifully written, illustrated, and produce ...more
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