Stepping Out of the Shadow

Last week’s post about attending PNWA almost didn’t happen. Not because I didn’t have time to write the post or because I had forgotten my WordPress login credentials, but because I almost didn’t attend the conference. The professional responsibilities I alluded to in that post consumed my late July and early August. Normally, I would Read More …

Random Thoughts from PNWA 2016

My spontaneous appearance at the 2015 Singapore Writer’s Festival aside, last month’s Pacific Northwest Writer’s Conference (PNWA) was the first such conference I ever attended. And now that I’ve had time to study my notes and reflect on the dozen-plus panels and lectures I witnessed, I truly believe that this was an important step forward Read More …

5 Link Fridays

Now that we’re officially into February I’m trying to clean out my folder of any remaining “best of 2015” type articles. Your welcome. This week’s list has a couple of book recommendation lists, one featuring books set in the American west, another featuring the best of women’s writing over the last 5 years. Those of Read More …