Author Archives: J.D. Sullivan | Author | PM

How Did I Get Stuck in The Chocolate Mountains?

Are you hooked on the Candy Crush Saga?  Have you been swimming in the Lemonade Lake? Recently, my friend Chris St. Clair completed her schooling to become a Nurse Practitioner (Congrats, Chris!).  She also made a rare trip to Seattle before starting a new … Continue reading

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Sorrel Puree

Do you love easy sauces that taste wonderfully gourmet? As of today, I’m a new fan of a Sorrel Puree, a quick and easy sauce for eggs and potatoes.  I found the recipe in Deborah Madison’s, “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone,” … Continue reading

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Why do writer’s conferences inspire us to write?

I recently attended the @PNWA 2014 Summer Writers Conference, and as soon as it completed, I went to Buckley’s in Queen Anne for a quiet moment and a blackened salmon sandwich. But I pushed my plate to the side and moved my … Continue reading

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Is there really time to blog?

I recently received a tweet from my friend @tarasheets, and it  linked to her blog posting about PNWA’s upcoming conference.  It reminded me that we’ll get to hang out with other writers, as well as agents and editors at the event in the third week … Continue reading

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PNWA 2013 Writer’s Conference – What Did You Learn?

Bummer, it’s over.  The 2013 PNWA Writers Conference finished this last Sunday and I’m excited to use what I’ve learned!  I had a wonderful time and I’ve dedicated this posting to a trip report, from the perspective of both a writer … Continue reading

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Come On, Babs! Do You Want To Miss the Sky God?

Why do we yell and scream like maniacs, just to celebrate the new year? I live about a block away from the Space Needle, where there’s a spectacular fireworks show on New Year’s Eve.  Last December, I decided to stay home … Continue reading

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NW Bookfest: Another Reason to Buy Books!

Yesterday, I attended Northwest Bookfest 2012 , a festival held this past weekend in Kirkland, WA.  Free to attendees, it celebrates the literary arts and provides a forum to connect readers, writers, publishers, editors and authors.  Attendees can participate in and … Continue reading

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Jump, You Big Chicken, Jump!

What enables someone to fling themselves into the Blogosphere, pushing past fear of failure in a very public way?  I think it’s a combination of knowledge, chutzpa, and knowing they’re not alone.  I salute these brave souls. I’ve talked about … Continue reading

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