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Story Chairs recording

One of the great moments in my summer was working with my Mom at Jack Straw to record her story about learning to sail. She was in the first group of storytellers to record their short pieces for the Story … Continue reading

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Poetry Month Monday

Why I Wake Early By Mary Oliver Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows … Continue reading

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winter talk

I’m not having enough fun. I started the year with reflection and resolution, having made it through the holidays intact and if not refreshed, then at least rested. I engaged with my new job duties right off the bat, worked … Continue reading

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arthur levine & linda sue park: WOW

SCBWI Western Washington rocks so very hard. In addition to an excellent and well run spring conference, each year the chapter organizes a retreat on Hood canal, where writers stay from Friday through Sunday afternoon to work on craft and … Continue reading

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i will be the water today

I commute to work by bus. This is my writing time and the time I review other manuscripts to give feedback to my writing pals. Before the bus leaves the park & ride I have my laptop open and am … Continue reading

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but enough about me, let’s talk about me

Kim Koning over at Dragonfly Scrolls is a fellow writer and stellar blogster. Each week she interviews a writer about their practice, published work et al. I know Kim as a fellow participant in a Facebook writing group. This has … Continue reading

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inspiration wednesday: rejection

This Wednesday’s inspiration is rejection. As an artist or writer or in pursuing any kind of creative endeavor in the marketplace, you experience a boatload of rejection. It’s demoralizing and discouraging and it can send you off the rails, but … Continue reading

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