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Flashback Friday: What's for Dinner?
It's Flashback Friday--a fun blog-hop that's a break for bloggers and a chance to give something from long ago another airing. Click on the image above to check out the hop and find the list of participants. I hunted through the archives for a story to re-s...
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Middle Grade Audio Review: The Green Glass Sea
Title: The Green Glass Sea Author: Ellen Klages. Read by Julie Dretzin Publisher: Original hardback Viking Books for Young Readers, 2006 (324 pages). Audio by Recorded Books, 2007. Source: Library (digital resources) Publisher's Summary:  It's 1943, and ele...
Title: The Green Glass Sea Author: Ellen Klages. Read by Julie Dretzin Publisher: Original hardback Viking Books for Young Readers, 2006 (324 pages). Audio by Recorded Books, 2007. Source: Library (digital resources) Publishe...
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Flash Fiction Friday: When Pigs Fly
This story was inspired by a little ornament I saw atop a mailbox while out biking this week. It must have a story behind it, though given the neighborhood, I'm sure it's a very different story from the one I have chosen to give it. To me, the story feels l...
This story was inspired by a little ornament I saw atop a mailbox while out biking this week. It must have a story behind it, though given the neighborhood, I'm sure it's a very different story from the one I have chosen to g...
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Non-fiction review: As I Saw it in the Trenches
I apologize for the lack of a cover photo--I'm on the road and my antique laptop wouldn't cooperate! Title: As I Saw it in the Trenches: Memoir of a Doughboy in World War I Author: Dae Hinson Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2015. 177 pages. Source: Library ...
I apologize for the lack of a cover photo--I'm on the road and my antique laptop wouldn't cooperate! Title: As I Saw it in the Trenches: Memoir of a Doughboy in World War I Author: Dae Hinson Publisher: McFarland & Company, ...
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Wednesday Wanderings: Ansel Adams Wilderness
Two weeks ago I returned from a week of backpacking in the Ansel Adams Wilderness (California; just south of Yosemite) with my husband and oldest son. It's hard to capture a week's worth in a single blog post, but I'll take a shot at the highlights. It star...
Two weeks ago I returned from a week of backpacking in the Ansel Adams Wilderness (California; just south of Yosemite) with my husband and oldest son. It's hard to capture a week's worth in a single blog post, but I'll take a...
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Friday Flash: The Devil's in the Details
After his long hiatus from issuing flash fiction challenges (only partly responsible for mine from writing flash fiction), Chuck Wendig is back, and urging us, appropriately enough, to write a story about a vacation . Any genre, up to 1500 words. My tale wr...
After his long hiatus from issuing flash fiction challenges (only partly responsible for mine from writing flash fiction), Chuck Wendig is back, and urging us, appropriately enough, to write a story about a vacation. Any genr...
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Middle-Grade Monday: Far From Fair
(The Ninja Librarian knows this post is late. It's been that kind of summer in Skunk Corners). Title: Far From Fair Author: Elana K. Arnold Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2016. 240 pages. Source: Library Publisher's Summary: Odette has a list:
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Gone Fishin'
Well, actually, no. The Ninja Librarian doesn't fish. But I have been helping Mom move, and didn't get a post ready for today. So have a few flowers, instead. Some alpine flowers from the Sierra Nevada: Columbine Indian Paintbrush A type of sunflower (DYC) ...
Well, actually, no. The Ninja Librarian doesn't fish. But I have been helping Mom move, and didn't get a post ready for today. So have a few flowers, instead. Some alpine flowers from the Sierra Nevada: Columbine Indian Paint...
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Friday Flash: Some Heroics Required
Chuck Wendig gave us a sub-genre mashup this week , and the dice gave me "creature feature" and "sword & sorcery." That's almost too easy a fit, but I was pressed for time, so that was a good thing. In 998 words, I give you: Some Heroics Required “You have ...
Chuck Wendig gave us a sub-genre mashup this week, and the dice gave me "creature feature" and "sword & sorcery." That's almost too easy a fit, but I was pressed for time, so that was a good thing. In 998 words, I give you: ...
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Monday Mystery for Kids: Murder is Bad Manners, by Robin Stevens
Title: Murder is Bad Manners Author: Robin Stevens Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015. 307 pages. Source: Library digital resources Publisher's Summary: Deepdean School for Girls, 1934. When Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their v...
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IWSG: On not writing
This month's IWSG Question: What was your very first piece of writing as an aspiring writer? Where is it now? Collecting dust or has it been published? So before I get into my main topic, I'll see if I can answer this. Of course, there was the epic "Look in...
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Writing, editing
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Writer, hiker, desperately fighting off middle age with a bike and a swimming pool.
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I grew up on Vashon Island in Washington State, and have lived in California since 1991.
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Have published two books, The Ninja Librarian and Return to Skunk Corners. The third and fourth books will be out within the year. And I have two teenaged sons and a spouse and survived a month-long road trip with all three last summer.
Education
  • Vashon Island High School
    1977 - 1981
  • Whiworth College (now University)
    English, 1981 - 1985
    BA with major in English, minor in Music, with coursework in elementary ed.
  • University of Washington
    English, 1987 - 1988
    MA in English
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    English, 1991 - 1995
    PhD., with dissertation on the Middle English Romance.
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