Monthly Archives: April 2014

Dave Eggers & Maria Semple at Town Hall

On Wednesday night I went to Town Hall to see Dave Eggers and Maria Semple discuss their most recent novels, The Circle and Where’d You Go Bernadette?  The event was a fundraiser for 826 Seattle, a non-profit writing and tutoring … Continue reading

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Make writing your novel easier with “Save the Cat”

You know that terrible moment when someone asks you what your book is about?  “Save the Cat” by Blake Snyder can help you answer that question successfully without seeing the person in front of you get the dreaded “eyes glazing … Continue reading

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Literary Seattle

Seattle is often described as one of the most literary cities in the country.  And I believe that.  All I have to do is go to my favorite bookstore where like-minded book lovers like me hang out in large numbers … Continue reading

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