Monthly Archives: October 2012

It’s Release Day! (Prizes, Prizes, Prizes…)

Hurray, hurray, it’s release day! To celebrate, this post is the official unveiling of the cover designed by Gigi Little. Isn’t it amazing? Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life, $14, 200 pages, is available now … Continue reading

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Writing and Bravery

Kate, the prolific and thoughtful blogger over at 4amwriter, graciously invited me to write a guest post this week. My piece, Being Brave as Writers, was inspired by Kristen Forbes’ flash essay, “Brave on the Page,” which in turn lent its title … Continue reading

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Hitting Rewind…

When I was a senior in high school, I played the flute. Not just played. Practiced. Not just practiced. Obsessed over practicing. There were days when I drilled myself three or more hours outside of school, plus during lunch and … Continue reading

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Why I Started My Own Small Press

As many of you know, I’ve been working on a tight deadline to finish Brave on the Page, a collection of Oregon author interviews and essays, so it can be available at Wordstock, the Portland literary fest coming up in mid-October. I’m … Continue reading

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