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Winter pleasures in Seattle

Although I find my time for reading and writing has decreased before winter break, once we are headed toward New Year’s, I expect to dip into many exciting new books and re-visit some old friends too. On my list for … Continue reading

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Favorite gifts for writers part 2

Finding a gift for a writer should be fun!  There are almost too many ideas.  Here are a few things that writers can use to construct their novel or to be inspired. Ideas to inspire: There are oodles of gifts … Continue reading

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The care and feeding of a library: how to prune your collection

Selling my books is always so hard to do.  I know that it is time to go through them when they don’t fit in the five bookcases that I have upstairs.  Once they are spilling onto the floor, shelved double … Continue reading

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Exploring the bookstores of London, England

What is it about undiscovered bookstores?  There is the familiar comfort upon seeing old favorites on the shelf, and then there is the anticipation of finding a new treasure, maybe one to unlock an understanding of the country you are … Continue reading

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Getting creative at Seattle’s Volunteer Park

When the temperatures rise into the 70’s and 80’s, and here in Seattle that means August and September, it gets harder to stay at the computer and keep writing.  Even if you never read or write outside, a basic way … Continue reading

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