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Author Interview: Larissa Brown’s Time-Travel Viking Romance

Larissa Brown’s novel, Beautiful Wreck, crosses genres and time periods to deliver a powerful story about love, identity and language. The book is speculative fiction with a time-travel twist and a strong, heady sweep of Viking romance. Despite this being … Continue reading

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Tapping into the Language of a Story World

During intermission at a theater performance this weekend, a woman asked me about my handmade vest. It was the Back to School pattern by Stephanie Japel, and I used a Yarnia blend of wool and a strand of rayon. Our … Continue reading

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Creative Courage: The Woman Behind Blissful Knits & Dyeworks

My friend Raya is intensely, incredibly creative. She astounds me with her proficiency, range, imagination and sheer output. Those are all great qualities for a fiction writer, but that’s not her passion. Raya’s an expert knitter. She has started her … Continue reading

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Another Reason I Love Stephanie Kallos

I’m a knitter, and so is Pacific Northwest author Stephanie Kallos, incidentally. In fact, I absolutely love this essay of hers drawing parallels between novel writing and sock knitting. Inspired by her, as well as the stocking I’m working on for … Continue reading

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