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THE WRITING PROCESS BLOG TOUR

I thank fellow Northwest Institute of Literary Arts alumna, friend, and talented writer Janet Buttenwieser for inviting me to participate in The Writing Process Blog Tour. You can read her responses to the same questions I answer below at http://janetbuttenwieser.com/2014/03/25/the-writing-process-blog-tour/ Continue reading

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Live oak in Southern Louisiana

Soon I will return to the lush landscape where my novel is set.

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Notes on a Winter Morning

I’m in my writing room writing.  It’s 16 degrees outside and I’ve been nursing my furnace through one more season, please, using notes and a metal tool.  My life is rich and uncertain.  I live a writing life.  Rich.  I … Continue reading

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I’m Here

While in Florida this week, I decided to take a spontaneous side trip to Frostproof to see for the first time the lake-rimmed farm town where my stepfather, Wallace Reese, came of age. I grew up hearing his stories about … Continue reading

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My Big Discovery at Friday Harbor Labs

As a fiction writer, I’m in the minority at Friday Harbor Labs, a marine biology field station of the University of Washington on San Juan Island. I’ve been fortunate to come here since 2007 as a Whiteley Fellow to work … Continue reading

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Brenda Carver: The Next Big Thing interview

You’re in for another treat when you read Bren Carver and The Next Big Thing interview about her novel in progress.  Enjoy! http://brencarver.wordpress.com/

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The Next Big Thing: Ashia Lane and FeLicia Elam

In March, I posted The Next Big Thing interview about my novel, The Road to Indigo.  At the end, I promised to point you to the writers I “tagged” to participate in The Next Big Thing series.  Here you go, … Continue reading

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