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
Back from attending AWP 2017 in D.C., and on some strict deadlines. The last day of AWP is exhausting. So many panels, readings, and run-ins with friends and colleagues. And I’m not even in graduate school yet. The good thing is, hopefully I’ll be paying the student rate next year. There’s A Panel for That:… 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