Tag Archives: Brave on the Page

Book of the Year and Other News

I’m new to being a small press publisher, with my first title just released in October, and I’ve already learned how much time marketing and setting up readings takes away from working with the words themselves. I’ve also learned that … Continue reading

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Check the Chairs: 15 Tips on Setting up Successful Readings

Have you always wanted to share your writing with the public? Or dreamed of standing on stage and reading from your novel-in-progress? Anyone can set up a reading and invite an audience. You don’t even need a book to sell–but … Continue reading

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The First Brave Reading

We had such an amazing book launch for Brave on the Page on Saturday. There were: 11 readers whose interviews and essays are featured in the book 23 Brave on the Page contributors who attended and about 90 audience members! I’m so glad … Continue reading

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The Radio Station on Halloween

I visited the PacWest Center in downtown Portland this morning to record a short segment with radio personality Sheila Hamilton. She’s a dynamic force in the local media community, and I’ve been listening to her since I moved to Oregon … Continue reading

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Reading in Public

Next Saturday I’ll be reading a piece of my novel aloud at our inaugural Brave on the Page event! I haven’t read in front of an audience since April 2005–or maybe it was 2006. Back then I was honored by an … Continue reading

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Who, What, When, Where, Why and How

When brainstorming about Brave on the Page, I knew I needed additional content. Something besides the author interviews that have run here, on this blog, over the past two years. In talking to my writing group members on the street corner, … Continue reading

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Brave on the Page at Wordstock!

There you have it–my own personal gallery of Wordstock photos. I worked like crazy in August and September to launch Brave on the Page before this October 13-14 weekend, and it was definitely worth it. I had so much fun seeing many … Continue reading

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Wordstock Highlights

I spent a lot of time at the Espresso Book Machine booth during Wordstock, so I didn’t see as many panels or readings as I usually do. Nevertheless, here are some highlights: Talking to two of my friends, who introduced … Continue reading

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I’m visiting two exceptional blogs this week, as part of releasing Brave on the Page.  Anthony Lee Collins of U-town and Naomi Baltuck of Writing Between the Lines were kind enough to host me. They’re both among the most vocal contributors … Continue reading

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Partying in Portland!

We had an unbelievable turnout yesterday at the drop-by launch of Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life.  I invited contributors to stop by the Espresso Book Machine from noon to 1:30 to see the machine … Continue reading

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