Zippy Found Us 7 Years Ago

Zippy, the tiny-bodied long coat German shepherd puppy with the overlarge head, hopped and scooted about the interior courtyard, chewing a wiggly toy Santa Claus. Full summer sun shone and the Canadian sky...

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Kobo Now Selling Justin Bog Books

Just a quick post to let people know that Kobo is now selling Sandcastle and Other Stories and my new suspense eNovella, The Conversationalist. Just click Kobo Justin Bog Books if you have a...

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Anacortes Public Library Reading: Hometown Author Event

Well, today I’m thinking about short fiction, giving a reading at the local Anacortes Public Library tomorrow night, and the love of darker tales (yes, even with a bit more humor thrown in—life...

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Indie Vengeance Day: Please Join Us & Share The News

IndieVengeance Day is October 12th in Dallas, Texas at Half Price Books! I can’t wait to be a part of this experience and thank Amber Jerome-Norrgard and Scott Morgan especially for coordinating everything...

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Top 10 Favorite Albums That Help Raine Thomas Create

A Writer’s Life welcomes Raine Thomas. I hope you will enjoy Raine’s contemporary and alternative list of music greats that help to inspire while she’s creating. Raine’s muse must be holding a lit...

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Summer Book List: 2013 Beach Books

I always try to pick books for the upcoming summer season, captivating books that will introduce me to characters I would never meet in real life, for good or bad, and allow me...

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Kipling puppy loves to do her chores as a work dog at islewood farm; her long coat German shepherd roots are showing.

Zippy & Kipling Puppy & Ajax & Eartha Kitt’n: 2 Author Events

For your calendar: I will be reading from my newest literary suspense novella, The Conversationalist, and a short off-center tale from Sandcastle and Other Stories at Village Books in Fairhaven on Friday May...

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University Book Store Signing: Seattle Memory

I just wanted to stop by A Writer’s Life blog to share the story of the Author Event last night at University Book Store in Seattle. This was a dual-author event with Stacey...

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Book Cover Reveal: The Conversationalist

I’ve been busy on the other side of the writing life, the dreaded side, the one that makes me most nervous: the pre-release side of the game. And it is a game. Please...

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Official Book Launch—University Book Store: May 14th Seattle

Well, the incredible writing journey I am on continues. I remember driving down to Seattle with fellow Young Adult author Stacey R. Campbell, who wrote the fun “lost royal princess” mystery titled Hush,...

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