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Member News: Facebook Live Book Launch

Join me for a Facebook live book launch of A Desperate Place August 11, 2020. Tuesday, 6 p.m. I’m sharing the gritty details of finding an agent and selling my suspense novel. Q & A to follow. “A nonstop thrill ride…Greer has given us one of the most memorable heroes in recent crime fiction.”—Jeffrey Deaver,…

Writing Advice from Zoraida Córdova

by Mari Hotchkiss An unusual career path. As a young child in Ecuador, Zoraida Córdova grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories that were filled with magic and wonder. At six years old, she immigrated to the United States with her mom and grandma, causing her to abandon her love of stories. “I stopped reading.…

Member News: Chopin’s Echoes is Published!

Chopin’s Echoes: Music, Love and Misery is a new novel published by Portland writer Susan Booth Larson. It explores the true love story of composer Frederic Chopin, whose marriage engagement was cruelly broken off because of the times in which he lived. We all know Chopin, but what do we know about the young woman…