cold snap

I live in what is usually an extremely temperate climate.  I can see the ocean from my front door, and the town I live in backs onto the Olympic Mountains. It rains quite a bit here, but it usually...

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Untethered Authors Share What They Learned While Writing for this Anthology

Hello, and welcome to today's stop on the blog tour for Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology! All authors do research for their stories. In honor of the book release for Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology, five authors divulge what they looked...

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the quiet season

It's Labor Day weekend, and out here that marks the end of the tourist season. Soon this little town will settle back into its sleepy rhythms, the Friday night high school football games and the storms that sweep in...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon progress

Sponsor me for the Clarion West Write-a-thon Sometimes, it takes a very long time for me to figure out what a story is about. I started writing "Ghost-Apples" last year. The first draft came out easily, which was fortunate because I needed something...

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The Clarion West Write-a-thon

It’s summer, which means it’s Clarion West Write-a-thon season!  I’m doing the Write-a-thon again this year to support the workshop and the new writers who go through the program. This year, I’m working on a story rewrite for the Write-a-thon. ...

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