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From Lawyer to Liar

A conversation (and apologies for the above headline, which I couldn’t resist) with bestselling author Robert Dugoni: Although he’s been a lawyer for nearly twenty years, Robert Dugoni has been

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I am in such trouble.

I still haven’t come up with a title for my book. For me, this is either completely simple–it pops into my head right away and it’s perfect for the book

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What makes a good book title?

I went away for the weekend–to Klipsan Beach–to find a title for my new book. My ever-wise editor wants it to reflect a) a sense of place and b) a feeling of

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A feeling of grace.

Field’s End presents a one-day writers’ conference at the legendary Kiana Lodge on Saturday, April 28, 2007. Owned and operated by the Suquamish Tribe, in whose language “kiana” means “garden of the gods,”

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My low-tech laptop.

A quick reminder – Booklovers’ weekend at the Ocean Lodge is coming up! There’s an article about it here. News flash and a huge, huge thank you to readers–The Winter

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Heart to Heart

So in the grand scheme of things, this is probably not huge, but this month’s interview in “Heart to Heart” is something I’ve always wanted to do. Thanks to Ginger Curwen

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Escape and find yourself

News Flash! We’ll be talking about this event live or on the Web on KINK-FM on Thursday, February 8, at 9:00a.m. Tune in to 102FM in Portland, or listen on

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Superbowl? What Superbowl?

My publisher sent me to an event in Portland called the ABA Winter Institute. It’s a meeting of independent booksellers who seem to care more about what goes into creating

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Released into the wild

It’s always an unsettled time when a book I’ve written goes out into the world. Here is this project I’ve created, fussed and fumed over, revised, worried about and wept

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