Blue Bloods: A guest post by Jean Ryan

  Today’s post is courtesy of Survival Skills author Jean Ryan, whose blog you can find on her website. Enjoy! Blue Bloods The blood of a horseshoe crab is blue, a translucent baby blue that looks as precious as it is. The blood contains a mechanism, LAL, that detects pathogens and clots around them; pharmaceutical companies use this substance …

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Consider the Sloth: A guest post by Jean Ryan

Today’s post is courtesy of Survival Skills author Jean Ryan, whose blog you can find on her website. Enjoy! Consider the Sloth Do animals think? Countless experiments have been undertaken to answer this question and the consensus is: Yes, they do. I guess I’ve always considered this answer fairly obvious. How would creatures survive if they couldn’t evaluate situations …

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State of the Press: August 2014

We send out periodic updates to our authors about what’s new at Ashland Creek Press, and because we have a lot going on this year, I wanted to share some of this news from our State of the Press Address. First of all, I want to share a few highlights from the past six months: JoeAnn Hart’s …

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Join us at AWP in Seattle!

We 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 in the North Hall) to check out new books and fun stuff for writers. And …

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