Q&A on publishing with Seattle Wrote

Norelle Done of the Seattle Wrote blog has posted the first post in a series all about publishing. Her wonderful blog is oriented toward the Pacific Northwest and Seattle, but her posts — from author interviews to book reviews to how-to articles — are great for readers and writers all over. Part 1 of our …

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Typewriters are in fashion

The Typosphere — an excellent website for those who love typewriters — recently noted how typewriters are finding their way into fashion — as in wearable fashion. How about fingernails painted as typewriter keys: Typewriter-inspired clothing: I wonder if you can use White Out to remove stains. I know, bad joke. Finally, here is a …

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Tips for authors: Giving good readings

You’ve written your book, gotten it published, and now you’re ready to show up at the bookstore, library, museum, cafe, or whichever venue will be your first one along the  book tour. Reading to an audience is something you learn how to do well over time, through experience and mistakes, as the poet Kelli Russell Agodon …

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A sense of history through cemeteries

When we recently took off for the Oregon coast, among the guidebooks we carried with us was, of course, Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries. As author Johan Mathiesen points out in the book, cemeteries are so much more than they seem. They are parks and museums. They offer history …

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Guest post: Veggie travel tips, Part II

We’re delighted to have Cristen Andrews of CircleOurEarth.com back to with part two of this special series on vegetarian/vegan travel. All photos are courtesy of Cristen.  Vegetarian Travel Tips by Cristen Andrews from Circle Our Earth PART II Are you a vegetarian or vegan? Are you itching to get out and explore the world but anxious that your …

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