Monthly Archives: July 2012

Where I write

Then there’s the sounds that go with the view. The caw­ing of crows and ravens and the high pitched call of an eagle. Or the caco­phony of sound an army of small birds made the day a Barred owl perched in a Douglas fir. I watched as a hum­ming­bird dar­ted for­ward to stab the enemy in the chest with a tiny beak. Despite his or her bravery, the owl didn’t budge. Continue read­ing

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Rebellious Worker-Bee Rides the Back of the Alligator — guest blog by Amanda Hale

Writing is a pre­cari­ous craft involving uncer­tain meas­ures of work­er-bee dili­gence and free-wheel­ing inspir­a­tion. Author Amanda Hale was all set to plunge into a dark nov­el set in World War II when the crow­ing roost­ers and snort­ing pigs of Cuba sent her on anoth­er jour­ney. Continue read­ing

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