Tag Archives: Pacific Lutheran University

On Writing a First-Draft Novel

    All over the world, people are disappearing. They leave their normal lives. They go into private rooms. They step into another world.   Welcome to the world of the Sasquatch…the aliens…the monsters that no one wants to meet … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading Part 1

Happy Holidays! It’s been quiet on here recently, and for good reason. I’ve been writing and reading, which, according to Stephen King and my other advisors, are the keys necessary to good writing. I believe all writers have a love of reading deep in the heart. With that in mind, I’m sharing my favorite books I read in 2014. If you’re looking for a good book to read or give as a gift, these are great ones. Just a note: they link to Goodreads descriptions; if you don’t have an account already, I highly you recommend it! I love being able to store my books there and talk with other readers and writers! Continue reading

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Update on the Writing Life

Hello! I have a fabulous update for you from my writing chair. My shiny Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University came in the mail last week. I am so excited about that. I’ll be starting at Goddard College … Continue reading

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Great News! June Update 2014

Hello from Washington state! I hope everyone is having a great spring and is gearing up for a wonderful summer. I have great news – in May, I graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with my B. A. in Anthropology and … Continue reading

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