Category Archives: Writing

Mission of Mercenary

The month of October has been designated OctPoWriMo, or October Poetry Writing Month. According to my friend and poet, Beth Camp, the idea is to write a poem every day for the month of October. I don’t know much about … Continue reading

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Huge correction needed!!!

I think I must have been half asleep when I typed my last post. The class I’m teaching at Frankie Doodles is NEXT WEEK, Wednesday, October 16th, beginning at 6 p.m. You may come as early as 5:00 for dinner … Continue reading

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Events this week in Spokane

It will be a busy week for me, but an exciting one as well. Wednesday evening I will be teaching a class on formatting your document in Microsoft Word. I’ve used Word for many years, in versions beginning with Word … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Elinor Young – July 31, 2019

Have you noticed that it was just a week ago that the crickets started chirping? The first time this summer. I love hearing their weather reports and was so glad the morning I heard they are finally back. So what … Continue reading

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Homophonia

Word pairs (sometimes triplets) which sound the same but have different meanings and are spelled differently are most often called homophones. They wreak havoc with writers, editors, and proofreaders for two main reasons: spellcheck doesn’t recognize them as mistakes since … Continue reading

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March breezes through

Hello, everyone. This is a quick post to let you know about some of the upcoming events in the writing community of the Inland Northwest. Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11, some of the members of Spokane Authors and … Continue reading

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Stephen Pitters’ Barnes & Noble Event

KYRS Thin Radio personality Stephen Pitters hosts six Poetry Rising events a year at the Northtown Spokane Barnes & Noble. I was honored to be invited to participate in the January event last Wednesday, Jan. 17. Steve Schennum entertained us … Continue reading

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Auntie’s Bookstore reading

This coming Friday evening, January 12, 2018, three of the contributors to the SASP anthology Celebrating Spokane Authors will read from their selections at Auntie’s Bookstore. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. at the store, located at 402 W. Main … Continue reading

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How do you digest a 600+ page tome?

The answer: break it into a three-part series. That’s what J. R. R. Tolkein’s publishers did with Lord of the Rings, and it’s also what Kate Poitevin did with Saving Tir Gaeltacht. For those of you who don’t know Kate … Continue reading

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Last Minute Shopping

This is for all of you who do last minute shopping. Kate Poitevin, Larry Danek, and I are doing a book signing and sale at Sticks & Dreams Gallery and Emporium this Saturday, Dec. 16, from noon until about 2 … Continue reading

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