He’s huge, brown, part mastiff, part American Staffordshire, and the sight of his drooling jowls terrify most of the building’s residents. Yet my 100 lb, 9 year-old dog Buddy is gentle. He was socialized since he was a very young rescue, and he wouldn’t hurt anyone. He does suffer from separation anxiety if left alone… Read More
I have to share this story by writer Jim Heynen, after discussing the recent election outcome and the future with Ron Jackson. He leads my Sunday Flash Fiction writing workshop and I caught up with him over breakfast at Nosh. The short short story packs a powerful message, and in what may appear to be… Read More
My experience at the famed Hedgebrook/VORTEXT Literary Salon Read More
My visit to the Whidbey Institute’s Legacy Forest. A couple hundred acres of pristine second growth Firs. A magical walk at 7:30 am. I had no idea it was a trend.
I am so happy to be here at Hedgebrook Vortext Literary Salon. I am amazed by the amount of inspiration I gather from fellow VONA alums as well as the new friends I’ve made in the writing community. So my 1st day was a workshop, “Writing in Nature”, and I am just inspired by… Read More