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Gathering Rosebuds

I’ve decided to practice what I teach (<–nope, not a typo). When I teach writing, I harp endlessly on the need to write often, to keep the muscle memory of writing flexed and supple. It’s like playing an instrument, I say, or practicing a sport.  That’s why at the beginning of each class I provideContinue reading “Gathering Rosebuds”

On Trying

I’ve been thinking a lot about trying: trying times, trying new things, trials and tribulations. And last week, trial by fire as the devastating Almeda fire burned just 25 miles from my home. As I went for my walk today (freshly reminded of how rare and wonderful a smoke-free sky can be), I tried toContinue reading “On Trying”


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About Me

I’m a writer, teacher, library advocate, and breast cancer survivor. I live in Southern Oregon, where the mountains are tall, the lakes crystal clear, and the beer hoppy. I’m currently working on a novel set in 17th-century England that involves witches, alchemy, and a wicked-smart crow.