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Rachel Dacus
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Publishing a Memoir -- Strategies & Tricks of Memory
They're like fallen leaves, memories. They arrange themselves in nature's beautiful random order beyond our ability to perceive, like weather, like a life until you're looking back on it and suddenly see an organizational purpose. And are amazed into writin...
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Superheroes and Imaginary Giraffes
Starting off with two of my recent fantasy/fairytale/science-fiction poems, I'm starting what will be a  great summer run of poem publications. Gingerbread House has just published my poem "Transparency" about a superhero dead-drunk on dilithium crystals an...
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Novels take an awful lot of time to write
Long absence from blogging because ... a novel, a play, many grant proposals, a poetry manuscript, and I have words coming out of my ears, dangling over my head as I sleep, raining into my bedroom, puffing out of my puppy's nostrils. (Can you see that one? ...
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So pleased to have two poems in this fine issue!
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To all those who have pens tilted forward to writing goals in 2016!
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A new sculpture by Baroque genius Bernini
It's almost like time travel exists! As it does in my new WIP, THE RENAISSANCE CLUB. We now have a new masterpiece by the inventor of the Baroque, seventeenth century artist Gianlorenzo Bernini (and one of my novel's main characters). According to the New Y...
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Write another novel? At your peril
Clearly writing this novel, THE RENAISSANCE CLUB, has wiped the floor with me. I haven't worked on my new poetry manuscript, thoughtfully blogged, wittily tweeted, or amusingly updated in ... let's just say furlongs of seasons. I'm trying to pick myself up ...
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Rain Dancing!
RAIN! In honor of El Nino's "moisture plume" that's predicted to sweep into droughty California this weekend and next week, I'm posting a couple of rain dance poems. One was based on an authentic rain dance I was taught in Hawai'i. We hired this teacher and...
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Pirene's Fountain - my poems in Vol. 8 Issue 16
I've had poetry in a lot of journals over many years, but I've rarely been so pleased to have work  alongside such a great group of poets and writers. I was talking about publishers and poetry presses with a friend this morning and we agreed that even if it...
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A short piece on why this poet calls herself a Rocket Kid and wants to read more poems about space.
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Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
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Female
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Rachel Abramson
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Author of Poetry, Fiction, Memoir, Drama
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Rachel Abramson Dacus is the author of the poetry collections Gods of Water and Air, Earth Lessons, Femme au Chapeau, and the spoken word CD A God You Can Dance. A widely published poet, dramatist, and writer of fiction and non-fiction, her new work-in-progress is the novel The Renaissance Club, a love story across the centuries that features the great Baroque sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini. Read more at http://racheldacus.net. Gods of Water and Air and other books availabe at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Gods-Water-Air-Rachel-Dacus/dp/0615842410

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Gods of Water and Air (Aldrich Press, 2013)
Work
Occupation
Fundraising consultant & freelance writer - More information on my fundraising website ... http://racheldacus.com
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Fund development and public relations consultation and grant writing
Employment
  • Resource Development
    Fundraising consultant & writer, present
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San Francisco Bay Area
Previously
San Pedro, California
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Season of Binders
kristinberkey-abbott.blogspot.com

--I began the second long, long day by listening to the soundtrack from Rent on my way to work. I dropped off my mortgage payment into the m

Rocket Kids
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A blog about writing poetry, publishing, memoir, fiction, and anything that blasts the imagination into the stratosphere.

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VIDA's Count -- Women and Ambition: A Discussion in Here, not out There.
bridgetasher.blogspot.com

When I look at VIDA's count -- the now famous breakdown of publication data of males versus females in various magazines -- I'm always immed

My poem "Flight" in Valparaiso Poetry Review
dacusrocket.blogspot.com

Poetry, books and memoir moments from a rocket kid. My name is up there on a piece of floating space junk. Tuesday, April 17, 2012. My poem

Rocket Kids: My new novel -- exploring publishing options
dacusrocket.blogspot.com

As you might know, for the last couple of years I've been working on a novel, a contemporary story about a group of college teachers and

Rachel Dacus, Poet & Author
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Site of the poet and author Rachel Dacus, featuring links to published works, video of a reading, and pages of small press poetry publishers

I recommend Matt Talbot for his expertise and compassion in this complicated and delicate area of law. Our family has had the benefit of Matt's calm and knowledgeable guidance through the process of becoming and serving as Conservators for a family member. He has guided us through the legal complexities and the personal challenges with great consideration and understanding. He's always clear and always keeping us mindful of our Conservatee's best interest.
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