Category Archives: On reading

Join us at AWP in Seattle!

TweetWe look forward to seeing many of you at the AWP Conference & Bookfair — February 27 to March 1. We’ll be hosting a booth for Ashland Creek Press, EcoLit Books, and Literary Provisions. Please join us (we’ll be in booth #1207 … Continue reading

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The magic number of Amazon book reviews — and the rules of the road

TweetI almost always read customer reviews before I buy something on Amazon. Of course, I’m well aware that you shouldn’t always trust these reviews. I’m well aware that authors often review their own books anonymously and that a few nefarious … Continue reading

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The Tourist Trail is the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Book Club pick for May

TweetI am thrilled to announce that John’s novel, The Tourist Trail, has been chosen by the Animal Legal Defense Fund‘s Animal Book Club as its May book club pick! The ALDF is an amazing organization that has been fighting since 1979 … Continue reading

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Edit the World – a guest post by Ed Battistella

TweetToday we welcome Southern Oregon University professor Ed Battistella with a piece that is close to my own heart: editing. (I confess to being much like his friend in the first paragraph.) Enjoy! Edit the World A friend of mine recently … Continue reading

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A Q&A with SURVIVAL SKILLS author Jean Ryan

TweetQ&A with Jean Ryan, author of SURVIVAL SKILLS: STORIES Q: How did you come up with the idea for this book, and how long did it take you to write it? A: These stories were written over a period of … Continue reading

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