Tag Archives: Bigfoot Blues

You Sold HOW Many Books?

  You know all those Facebook and Twitter posts that show me at one bookstore or another with my books spread out in a lovely fan shape and a possum grin stretching my face?  Well, I AM having a good … Continue reading

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Black Salve and Jerking Knees

  The NaBloPoMo blog question I’m going to look at today is: How much does your culture come into play in your day-to-day life? Well, first off, take a good look at the picture of me at the top of … Continue reading

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Humboldt County Reflections

A visit to Humboldt County always grounds me.  I can’t shake the feeling that the entire county exists in a parallel universe.  A better world nourished with the rich fog of light and mist and the rich hummus of a … Continue reading

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‘N’ is for Nothing

So you want to be an author? First, from Nothing but blank pages and a keyboard, with only your experience and imagination and talent to guide you, write a book. Write another book.  Write another one.  Now, maybe you’ve honed … Continue reading

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Inspiration

At book signings I’m often asked: How did you come up with the idea for Bigfoot Blues or Redneck Goddess? The real question is: How did I sort through the hundreds of ideas that popped into my head and choice … Continue reading

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Fool, Fool, Fool

A fool is an unpaid, or poorly paid, person especially devoted to or skilled in some activity. For instance, I am a writing fool. Six hours of every day are spent on my widening butt in front of a computer … Continue reading

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Belief and Bigfoot

Many of you know the story of how my grandfather’s road building equipment was scattered all over the backside of Blue Mountain by a critter with very large feet.  This was back in the 1950’s when I spent summers in … Continue reading

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The Magic Word

I’m going to share with you a magic word.  Not the one we all learned as children. Most of my regular readers know about The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pen.  Five women authors traveling together on the long and winding … Continue reading

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Flapping Hands and Ordinary Times.

Facebook depresses me.  It’s like one of those endless, lie-filled missives from family and acquaintances that comes each year thinly disguised as a Christmas letter.  Except I get to look forward to Facebook every single day. I mean seriously, NOBODY … Continue reading

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Angels, Bigfoot and ETs

If you tell a child angels watch over her, she will see angels.  If you tell her Bigfoot lurks in the woods, she may well encounter Bigfoot.  If you speak to a child of UFOs and alien being from other … Continue reading

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