Category Archives: Espresso Book Machine

Free Books… and Hear Me, Caffeinated

Dan Berne’s The Gods of Second Chances, my small press’ next novel release, is coming out March 1, and I have a few giveaway copies to share. Contact me if you want one, and specify paperback or ebook. Here’s the description: … Continue reading

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Editing on Paper

I’m at the very tail end of editing my press’ March book, The Gods of Second Chances by Dan Berne. It’s amazing how a manuscript that has been read and revised multiple times can still need tweaks once it’s in bound book … Continue reading

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A Simplified Map of the Real World

Stevan Allred’s debut at Powell’s was as amazing as it possibly could have been. We had an overflow crowd estimated between 160 and 180. We had a special guest performance artist, the “painted man” who inspired one of Stevan’s characters. … Continue reading

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LAUNCH!

A Simplified Map of the Real World–the book I have been editing, laying out, proofing, sending out for reviews, cradling in my arms, for the past nine months–is now available! You can find it as a paperback and ebook on Amazon. It’s … Continue reading

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I Have a Book on Amazon–Now What?

When I published Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life last October, I made the decision to use the Espresso Book Machine at Powell’s, and the Espresso worldwide network as my primary distributor. Up until now, the … Continue reading

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Powell’s Top Fives for 2012

I’ve always loved Powell’s Books in Portland. In fact, I moved here, sight unseen, in 2001, after reading about Powell’s and figuring a place with a giant independent bookstore surely would be a good place for a writer to live. … Continue reading

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The Interview Continues

My heart is broken after the shootings at the Clackamas mall and in Connecticut. Both hit close to home–as an Oregon resident and an elementary school parent. I know people who were affected by the Oregon tragedy. And I know how … Continue reading

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