Q&A with Blair Richmond, author of The Lithia Trilogy

A Q&A with Blair Richmond, author of The Ghost Runner and Out of Breath  Q: What gave you the idea for The Lithia Trilogy? Did it begin as a trilogy or as just one book? A: I remember watching the Twilight movie and silently simmering as Ed Cullen explained how he and his family were …

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Q&A with Ashland artist Pegi Smith

Ashland artist Pegi Smith created the gorgeous painting that graces the cover of Balance of Fragile Things. The original painting, “On the Wings of Butterflies,” was completed in 2010 and is on exhibit at 38 Central in Medford, Oregon. Visit Pegi’s website to learn more about her work as well as upcoming exhibits…and check out this …

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Dispatches from Portland’s Wordstock Festival

Now that Ashland Creek Press is over a year old, we’re starting to get out and about to show off our books — and we were happy to have made an appearance at the Wordstock Festival in Portland this year. We enjoyed meeting new readers as well as talking with fellow authors and publishing colleagues…it’s …

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When we say we love libraries, we mean it

This is not exactly mainstream news, but the major publishers have been battling with libraries for the past few years over the pricing and management of e-books. It boils down the money, basically. Publishers have been increasing the price of e-books to more than triple the price of the equivalent paper books. To get an idea, …

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