The Shut-Ins: Interlude

Here is a short interlude from my new novel, The Shut-Ins. The novel is about the residents of a small mountain town in the Pacific Northwest and how a contagion begins to change and...

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Perry Moore — In Memoriam

Stan Lee, one of my inspiring mentors in the writing and creative world, said this about Perry Moore’s first and only Young Adult novel: “An unforgettable experience — not to be missed!” It’s...

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5 More Films You Need To See + Eartha Kitt’n & Ajax The Gray Kitten Photos

Ajax The Gray chases Eartha Kitt’N around the shop area. Did anyone else catch sight of Deception Pass Bridge and Bowman Bay featured in a Superbowl ad? The writing of book 2 continues,...

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Deadlines

Deadlines help. When there’s a deadline . . . I sometimes create a deadline, put it on my calendar, to trick my writing mind into finishing a story draft, a section of a...

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Ducks…

This window view is from right outside my office window in front of the cattails. I’m trying to get all my ducks in a row with my current project draft, while juggling the...

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War and Peace & Other Favorite Book Recommendations

It was a peaceful day and that made me think of some of my favorite books. And please don’t think less of me for stating I love War and Peace – I’m part...

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January Sunset

The winter blue sky and clouds today inspire. A quiet day at home, writing, revising.                   Please subscribe to a writer’s life  & follow me...

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