update: Valhalla glossary

Good news! I’ve finally started posting terms, character names, place names, and more to the newly created online glossary for the Valhalla series. Readers have requested a resource to help keep track of magickal terms, family relationships, and the like, and this is what I’ve come up with for now. What’s online currently is just […]

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NW Love Story: Liz Schwartz and Beth Hamon

Live today in The Oregonian is the latest in my Northwest Love Stories series: Liz Schwartz & Beth Hamon: Finding the extraordinary in the ordinary There’s a reason we wanted to open up these stories to other couples, not only those who have been married for 70 years or longer. Today marks several firsts: the […]

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upcoming appearance: Authors in Pubs (4 June)

I’ll be making an appearance at Authors in Pubs next week. This monthly event is held every first Monday at The Jack London Bar (529 SW 4th Ave.; beneath the Rialto Pool Room). The event is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. Since I will read from Valhalla that evening, now all I have to […]

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when it’s time to change . . .

When it’s time to redesign your website (or start a new one for scratch): Browse sites similar to what you want to create, noting what you’d like to emulate and what you’d like to do differently. Draw a flowchart of how your website will be organized. Make a list of all the little bits of […]

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things are getting weird

I’m in the midst of transferring my website from one web host — with whom I’ve had an account for 10 years — to a new web host. Right now, my site apparently is in limbo. I’m not sure where it lives. The DNS propagation can take anywhere from 24-72 hours, and I’m about 15 […]

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thank you, in the midst of the whirlwind

I’ve been spending most of my blog time in recent weeks feeding content to the Oregon News Incubator, and have been remiss in posting new material here. But I had to take a moment this morning to offer my gratitude to the many people who have posted their comments here in the past 24 hours […]

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stalker update

I’ve just had yet another police officer here at the house. He collected the originals of the letters that Mr. X has mailed to me over the course of the summer and showed me a photo of my stalker. This is the first time I’ve known what he looks like. I was originally hearing from […]

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