Announcing new authors and our 2012 lineup

When Midge and I started Ashland Creek Press earlier this year, we knew what types of books we wanted to publish. And we noted this right on the home page. But we weren’t sure exactly how many¬†of these types of books were out there. All we did know was that we would have to be …

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Twitter for authors

I admit to being late to Twitter. I just didn’t get it. I didn’t get why I should be, or how anyone else could be, interested in 140-character updates about people’s lives. But then my book was published, and everything changed. Not only have I “joined the conversation,” as they say, I also manage several …

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Author Q&A: Exploring Oregon’s cemeteries

How does one become interested in cemeteries, of all things? In this Q&A, Johan Mathiesen, author of Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries, talks about his interest in cemeteries, how he went about researching this book, and where he himself wants to be buried… How did you come up with …

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Writing prompt by author David Hubbard

Hello, writers! I’m delighted to feature a writing prompt by the very talented David Hubbard, who is one of those rare writers who excels at both poetry and prose. David is a writer/poet living in Carlsbad, California, about thirty-five miles north of San Diego, where he works as an environmental law attorney. He published poetry …

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