Novels • Short Fiction • Memoir
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Writing Community:

Priscilla Long: Author of The Writer’s Portable Mentor-the best book I own on writing.

Bharti Kirchner: Novel and short story writer. Her classes on Short Story writing were the best at the 2010 PNWA Conference. 

Adrian Magnuson
: The next Richard Russo. Author of Taking Flight, a book that has been important to me on several levels.

Katie Flanagan: Up and coming, and someone to watch. She also blogs on the publishing industry and her experience as an agent intern.

Loretta Matson: Fiction writer who also edits and takes wonderful pictures. She redesigned my website and business card and I’ve gotten compliments on both.

Terry Persun: Inspires me to be a better writer and person.

Renda Dodge: Pink Fish Press Managing Owner, Line Zero Managing Editor, and Nanowrimo Municipal Liason for Seattle. Keeps me motivated.

Cindy Hurn
: Wonderful writer and poet. The closest thing I have come to Janet Fitch in the real world.


National Novel Writing Month                    Whidbey Island Writer’s Association 
Just Write                                                    Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association

Rescources:

The Charlie Rose Interview

Vanity Fair Article on Publishing


Marc Polonsky: Writing teacher for many years, coach, editor , and author of the The Poetry Reader’s Toolkit.

Kate Braverman: Found this writer’s boot camp video on the internet. Wow. 
 
Laurie McleanA very cool agent with the most up to date commentary on the state of publishing.

Straight, Inc.

 A Clockwork Straight: This was put together by an outraged parent. His son was in the same facility I was in.

 Pathway Family Center : The best single page with links to other sites relating to Straight, The Seed, and all the programs that have come after them.         

The Seed Insider’s View:  Straight came after The Seed, but the experience is remarkably similar. I hope one day to be able to write this well about the experience.               

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