Hey, everybody! I’m about to go out of town again, and given that here in the States it’s a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, I figured everybody would be out and about doing things and not hanging out online (ONE HOPES). So everybody go have some fun. Catch a movie. Go for a hike. Have… Read More Happy Friday!
I wonder how frequently writers infuse their works of fiction with memories from their pasts. Do they find it impossible to avoid basing characters, settings, or events on their own real histories? I know I’m guilty of giving in to a few memories as I’ve written fiction. My last novel, The Rules, was a memory… Read More MY OWN “REMEMBRANCES OF TIMES PAST”
Buying gifts for a reader is tricky. Unless your reader is actively supply you with an up-to-date wish list that includes new releases and doesn’t include newly purchased, then the odds are seriously against you getting the right book. Yes, I agree that it’s the thought that counts when giving a gift, and no decent… Read More For the reader in your life
The day was typical for the Pacific Northwest. The brightening sky had stopped sputtering its fine dewdrops for the moment, the wind had blown itself out, and the development where I live came to life. People took advantage of the disappearing dreariness to walk their dogs, scurry to our centrally located mailboxes, or meet their… Read More The Amazon Trail: A Poem and a Plant by Lee Lynch
Saturday May 19th 2018 was a momentous day for followers of the British Royal Family, as Prince Harry married Ms Meghan Markle and the pair became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Meanwhile, I went to York, figuring that a lot of people not interested in watching the Royal Wedding were likely to be watching… Read More Royal Carriages at the National Railway Museum, York
My memoir, Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life, tells the story of a working-class tomboy in North Dakota who discovered the women’s movement nearly five hundred miles from home. My story is both personal and political—as you might expect from a dykeling who came of age during the Second Wave of feminism, which we called… Read More Wild Mares by Dianna Hunter
A reader’s perspective on more sense than not. Thanks for joining in again! As promised I get to share my remaining two senses: taste and sight. That just feels so weird as if you can taste something just by reading about it, but it goes back to that showing not telling part of writing that… Read More Tasty visions