Monthly Archives: April 2013


They’re here, they’re here! We’ve printed the first round of ARCs, or advance reader copies, of Stevan Allred’s A Simplified Map of the Real World, a linked short story collection about a small, rural town. Forest Avenue Press, my small press, is … Continue reading

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Yesterday I …

Filed for an EIN so I don’t have to use my social security number on business paperwork. Proofed the ebook of Brave on the Page (yay!) Acquired the second novel Forest Avenue Press will publish in 2014. Took my kiddo to … Continue reading

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My Favorite New Writing Resource

I love people who exude positivity, people who look at the world and see opportunities to grow and learn. That kind of glass-half-full outlook is contagious. Christi Krug, the founder of Wildfire Writing, brings that kind of positivity  to writers … Continue reading

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Color in the World

It’s that time of year again–tulip festival season at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon.

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HomeWord Bound

I love attending HomeWord Bound, the annual literary themed fundraiser for Community Partners for Affordable Housing. And this year, I attended as one of the guest authors! (Well, guest editors…) It was lovely to sit with so many extremely talented … Continue reading

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