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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 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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