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Writers' Clubs: Every Writer Needs a Tribe

By Natasha Yim

No writer’s an island. I discovered this when, after the publication of my first children’s book, my editor at Charlesbridge Publishing suggested I join the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). 478 more words

Writer's Notes

Hudson Blue - Working Hard OR Hardly Working?

I just returned home from my new job volunteering at Lakeside Senior Center, and boy am I tired! I met so many people over the course of 1 hour… Licking many of the seniors’ hands (many of who are wheelchair bound and with varying stages of dementia), snuggling up with them in their wheelchairs and/or beds (with permission, of course), and just making many of them smile with my charisma and charm – … 173 more words


Stick together… part 20… I'm just tryin' to find the bridge…

Bonus points if you knew the title of this post was a tip of the hat to Led Zeppelin.

Also, I miss the Bay Area.


A Liberator visits Santa Rosa

My photo above shows the last flying Consolidated B-24 “Liberator” bomber, which I’d hoped to be flying in earlier this week. Unfortunately, the flight had to be canceled, due to an engine problem, but nonetheless I had a rare opportunity to examine the aircraft in detail. 636 more words


More beeswax collage

Blue Reef No. 10,  6″ x 6″

Blue Reef No. 9,  6″ x 12″


Mission San Juan Bautista

Located on a low hill overlooking the fertile San Juan Valley, Mission San Juan Bautista sits on a rising crustal block on the Pacific side of the San Andreas Fault. 178 more words

Thursday Doors