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Beth Camp
Beth Camp writes historical fiction, blogs, and travels whenever possible.
Beth Camp writes historical fiction, blogs, and travels whenever possible.
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ROW80: Checking in from Yuma
Life on the road, a writer's dream. We had that romantic vision when we started out. Time to explore new settings and make progress on the current wip while deciding each day where we'd go on this nomadic trip south. Well, we hit snow on the way south from ...

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ROW80: Back in Arizona
Two pretty hard weeks in Philadelphia. This morning, jet lagged in Phoenix. Family dinner tonight in Tucson. Between Tripadvisor and Trivago, I have no idea where we're sleeping tonight. So we'll hit the road in the next hour and hope for the best. Meanwhil...

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ROW80: Sunday Check-in from Philadelphia
Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Sometimes we delve into these kinds of issues in our writing. Sometimes we live through them with our families.  This week, we said goodbye to a ...

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IWSG: Do writers read?
How has being a writer changed your experience as a reader? That's the question being asked this month by Insecure Writer's Support Group , an online writer's support group that encourages us to share our writing experiences with a monthly blog post. So, wh...

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ROW80 Update: Ooops! We're in Philadelphia.
I know change is constant, but still am unprepared. This week's update for ROW80, A Round of Words in 80 Days , that online writing community that recognizes we all have a life and yet persevere as writers . . .  this week's update is a bit of a challenge. ...

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ROW80 Sunday update: By the numbers
We're on the road, moving from California into Arizona in the coming week. You can see a few pics on my travel blog . Keeping a writing routine while on the road presents a few challenges. So far, I've learned I can only drive about 2 hours a day before col...

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Week 3: From rainy Eureka to Mojave
I'd like to say we left winter behind  as we drove south from Eureka. But we didn't. Intense rain storms with lots of wind led to some adventuresome driving along the Oregon and California coast. We stopped in Sebastapol to visit dear cousins and enjoy an I...

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Week 2: Hello Ocean, Hello Redwoods
Sometimes I forget when winter drags on another month that the snow will melt and that in other places there may be no snow at all.  We're still traveling south, finally past Portland with its unexpected foot of snow dumped overnight, making our way down th...

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ROW80: Sunday morning and no snow!
Yesterday we drove through the coastal range to the Oregon coast on an exceptionally sunny day. Yes, there were patches of snow here and there, and it was 28F outside, but by the time we negotiated the last curve and reached the ocean, temps had warmed to t...

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Stuck in Portland
Driving toward Portland along the Columbia Gorge Day 3-4: Made it from Kennewick to Hood River just barely. Three people pushed our travel-weary Toyota up a mini-hill so we could check-in at Comfort Suites, where we had "the last of two" rooms. Actually, th...
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