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Ask the Blogger: What Would You Ask A Writer

One of the questions submitted to me for this series was “What 3 questions would you ask an author?” by Kris. (Thanks, Kris!)

I had to really think about this one because the one time I did get a chance to talk to an author–at a writing conference I attended in college, I got to meet Ron Hansen, who wrote one of my all-time favorite books, … 376 more words


Change Will Require All or Nothing: Laurie Smith Must Go

I was beginning to lose hope that it would ever happen. I was starting to believe that the sheriff had managed to put golden handcuffs on virtually all the major community group’s leadership along with a good number of county officials. 977 more words


Blue Ribbon Commission Exposures

Sorry, a bit late with the link, but here we are.

Another Blue Ribbon Commission Meeting behind us and we’re finally — FINALLY — seeing the true colors of the problems and the people involved as a whole rather than in the microcosm of single events. 1,141 more words

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Favorite Finds

The process of researching a novel is like a scavenger hunt. You pick up a pebble here and there. You search for ideas and inspiration without knowing what you will find. 266 more words