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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Tips for authors: Creating a web site

As an author, you are probably well aware that having a web site is essential. What you may not realize is that it needn’t be expensive or high-end. It’s great to have a fabulous web site, of course, but many of us don’t have either the technical knowledge or the budget — and when it …

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Making sense of the Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader

One of the many reasons for Amazon’s success with the Kindle has been the fact that you can buy a book for the Kindle but read it on many different devices, such as the Android, iPad, and iPhone. All you need to do is download apps for these devices and log in to your account. …

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