Apr 232020
 

by Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer This is the fourth in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association.  NIWA serves Pacific Northwest writers working to achieve professional standards in independent writing, publishing and marketing. They say, “Write what you know,” and that advice is certainly valid. I write about a cat shelter […]

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Apr 142020
 

This is the third in a six-week blog tour series for the Northwest Independent Writers’ Association. Science fiction romance? Fantasy mystery? Western science fiction? Paranormal romance? Science fiction mystery? Gaslight fantasy? There’s a lot of ways to mix up genres within your fiction, and some writers really enjoy the possibilities as they combine genres. But […]

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Apr 082020
 

NIWA Blog Tour Guest Author: SUZANNE HAGELIN Time for writing is limited. We can’t let ourselves be distracted every few minutes with all those side tangents… questions nagging at the back of our minds. What is the word for that thing? Do they really talk like this? Are there mountains in that area? How far […]

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Mar 262020
 

HOME! To see the entire road trip visit www.tanstaaflpress.com/tgrt/ The total trip, counting side trips and assorted nonsense was 7108 miles. <Beginning Odo> <End Odo> My initial plan for the total driving portion of the trip was 6600 miles plus maybe an additional 10% for misc. That would make about 7300 miles. I planned to […]

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Mar 252020
 

3/17  Weed, CA to Castle Rock, WA (HOME) – 410 mi To see the entire road trip visit www.tanstaaflpress.com/tgrt/ Don’t ask me why, but I woke up in Weed at 4AM and couldn’t shake a sense of foreboding. I think I worried about possible border closures and travel bans. Adding to that was my overriding […]

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Mar 242020
 

3/17  Barstow, CA to Weed, CA – 635 mi To see the entire road trip visit www.tanstaaflpress.com/tgrt/ Yes it is really named Weed, CA. For those who don’t know, this used to be the illegal capital of marijuana prior to legalization. Its remote local made it difficult to find pot farms back in the day. […]

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Mar 232020
 

3/15  Albuquerque, NM to Barstow, CA – 675 mi To see the entire road trip visit www.tanstaaflpress.com/tgrt/ So for those followers of the blog, I apologize for my long delay in this post. I didn’t realize that I still was more ill than I thought (no, not C19, just a good, old-fashioned head cold). I […]

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Mar 142020
 

3/14  OKC to Albuquerque  – 543 miles. To see the entire road trip visit www.tanstaaflpress.com/tgrt/ I’ve spent the better part of a year planning and organizing for this road trip. It was planned to facilitate TANSTAAFL Press’ breakout year. It is hard to see it as anything but an abysmal failure, something that is gnawing […]

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