Beltane Fire & Money Session May 6

Another pagan holiday is coming up! Before I go into Beltane Fire, here is your reminder that I am giving a workshop on Money & Writing, Supporting Your Dream & Making it Pay at Vintage Books in Vancouver, WA on Sunday, May 6, 3-4 PM Hope to see you there,...

Realistic Detail

I’ve just finished Dies The Fire, a dystopian thriller set in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. In it **mini-spoiler alert** something causes all electricity to stop working at the same moment. Lots of reactionary, ‘worst-of-humanity’ debacles follow...

Solitude vs. Loneliness, and Productivity

I was thinking the other day of the highs and lows of loneliness and connectedness in my life. And then I was thinking of the highs and lows of productivity in my life. And then I was trying to think of how they intersected. (not my strong suit, spatial relations) But...

Famous Last Lines to Finish Strong

Here are some stirring last lines, or just inspiring lines, from famous works to keep you going these last three days on #NaNoWriMo2016! From Henry V: (not the last line) “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English...