Monthly Archives: February 2014

“St. Helena Police Log” Poem

In case you didn’t read it in the recent St. Helena Star… “Like many locals I love reading the St. Helena Police Log — a true snapshot of this wonderful and quirky place we live in or call home. The … Continue reading

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Submitting to Contests

Writers can spend a lot of time and money submitting their work. Often we submit to contests. Winning any contest can be a positive addition to your resume. Winning a prestigious contests can help catapult your career forward in profound … Continue reading

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On The Feast of Saint Valentine

There is very little to add to a true Valentine’s feast day… maybe, you might show people you love,  love. Tell them that they matter, matters. Ask them for forgiveness, forgive. Here is what I have to give, and give. … Continue reading

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Apple Takes Whitman To The Masses

Walt Whitman was in the news again… Recently Apple ran an ad for its 30-year anniversary. Oddly, they opted out of debuting it during this year’s Super Bowl. This is odd because they shook up the world when they released their … Continue reading

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So You’d Like to be Published Locally?

February 12 – Napa River Inn (6:30 – 8:30 pm) Join Napa Valley Writers for an outstanding evening with an expert panel of local editors and publishers, including: Connie Anderson: Napa Valley Marketplace Vickie Norris: Wine Country Lifestyle Sasha Paulsen: Napa Valley Register … Continue reading

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Raymond Carver – My Favorite Writer

People often ask me, “Who is your favorite writer?” And although I love many authors, their question is not hard for me to answer. Of course I like many different writers, such as the ones from my childhood: Tolkien, Hesse, … Continue reading

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