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Member News: DEBRIEFING THE DEAD by Kerry Blaisdell Released

DEBRIEFING THE DEAD by Kerry Blaisdell Available May 7, 2018 from The Wild Rose Press (bit.ly/DebriefingTheDead)! “Hyacinth Finch has got one foot in the grave, the other kicking ass.” The Dead Series Book 1 The only thing Hyacinth wants is her life back. Literally. She and her sister were murdered by Demons, leaving her young…

Member News: Gretchen Van Lente Just Published Hydrophilica

Living in the thin strip that is Malibu, with celebrities on one side of the highway, and the wilderness of The Foothill Mountains on the other side, a young woman suffers cognitive dissonance. She hallucinates in order to pursue a more comfortable, less confusing life—as a rapacious swamp monster devoid of conscience. But as civilization…

Member News: New Release: DEBRIEFING THE DEAD by Kerry Blaisdell

DEBRIEFING THE DEAD by Kerry BlaisdellAvailable May 7, 2018 from The Wild Rose Press (bit.ly/DebriefingTheDead)!”Hyacinth Finch has got one foot in the grave, the other kicking ass.” The Dead Series Book 1 The only thing Hyacinth wants is her life back. Literally. She and her sister were murdered by Demons, leaving her young nephew, Geordi,…

Member News: Free Seminars for Writers

Caroline Miller presents the second summer season for free workshops for writers held over a series of Saturdays, between 2-3 p.m. at Another Read Though Book Store, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave in Portland. Attend one or all. Preregister: Elisa@AnotherReadThrough.com. Sessions : May 12, Joanne McCall. Public Relations Specialist – “How to get media attention for your…

Member News: Linda Kuhlman launches new book Koenig’s Spirit

Join Oregon author, Linda Kuhlmann, for the launch of Koenig’s Spirit, the second book in the “Koenig Triple Crown Series.” Copies of Koenig’s Wonder, the first novel in the series,  will also be available.  From the Bluegrass hills of Kentucky to the excitement of Pimlico; from Europe to Oregon; the saga of Koenig’s Spirit picks…

Member News: Philip Kenney releases new book

Portland Psychotherapist and Author Philip Kenney announces the release of The Writer’s Crucible: Meditations on: Emotion, Being and Creativity Congratulations to Philip Kenney on the release of his new book. Here is his announcement: Flannery O’Connor once said, “Writing a novel is a terrible experience, during which the hair often falls out and the teeth…

Member News: Leonide Martin reading at Another Read Through

Another Read Through Hosts Leonide Martin   Leonide Martin trained with Mayan elders and did field work to write historical fiction about powerful Mayan women. Visiting the Red Queen’s tomb inspired this remarkable woman’s story. “The Mayan Red Queen” publishes on March 1, 2018. Leonide will be at Another Read Through, 3932 N. Mississippi Ave.…

Member News: Michael Niemann New Book Released

Illegal Holdings by Michael Niemann

UN fraud investigator Valentin Vermeulen is on assignment in Maputo, Mozambique. His ho-hum task is to see if Global Alternatives is spending UN money the way they promised. The nonprofit was set up by hedge fund mogul Vincent Portallis to revolutionize development aid. The only upside for Vermeulen is the prospect of seeing his lover…

Member News: Nancy Lane story chosen for anthology

Nancy Lane story chosen for anthology

Congratulations, Nancy Lane of Beaverton, who joins 53 other short story writers from around the world in the recently published anthology, “The Best of Fiction on the Web.” Nancy’s story, “The Bird on Silver Strand,” set in the early days of the movie industry, assembles a cast of hopefuls and pretenders to celebrate July Fourth…