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Centrum Residency

For one week in February, I will hunker down in a cabin in Fort Worden, Washington as an artist-in-residence at Centrum.  I will write, day and night,...

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MARS

Read my little collection of dystopian flash fiction.

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Deflecting Rejection

Fiction writers have to be resilient. We spend hours, days and months creating make-believe worlds that most likely no one will ever read. I just completed...

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Erica & Gabriela Made Me Cry

Or maybe I will say weepy. But still. I don’t get weepy at work. Work is work, and it is important to me to keep my emotions–the raw ones,...

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Orphans and Daughters

See where the daughters went in Literary Orphans.

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Daughters Find a Home

Orphans are everywhere, but some are found and offered shelter. Literary Orphans rescued “Disowned Daughters” with their mood-loving arms and...

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Peeking at Mars

Behold: the cover of my forthcoming flash-fiction collection from Ravenna Press. Squeal! Publication date TBA.

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“Madonna Girls” in MAR

  You don’t even know. This issue of Mid-American Review is unforgettable. You don’t even know.

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Give Me YA Fiction

Contemporary Young Adult Fiction is a blast. The voices are real and the humor is strong. I don’t remember having this much fun reading novels written...

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After the Pie

Thanksgiving Day Two: Such a treat it is to work on my YA novel at home instead of on the ferry and bus. My writing companions, Charlie and Cornelius,...

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