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Erin sent out our first Solstice Newsletter today, and she writes As of today, there are eleven days remaining in our application period. The window closes on December 31st at midnight Mountain Time, so don’t delay. The application and information is here on our website.  All you women authors out there, apply! Storyknife was built for…

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Not a Ouija board.

The Constitution created a framework, not a Ouija board, precisely because the Framers understood that the prospect of a nation ruled for centuries by dead prophets would be the very opposite of freedom. –Dahlia Lithwick, Slate Read more of my favorite quotes on Goodreads here.

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“So, you’re not even sure a murder has taken place,” Kate said.

From Restless in the Grave, the nineteenth Kate Shugak novel: “So, you’re not even sure a murder has taken place,” Kate said. “No.” “And without more evidence, you can’t justify investigating it yourself.” “Plus press of other business,” Campbell said.  “Mocassin Man’s started a meth lab somewhere, and I’m riding herd on the usual assortment…

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reporting in from Storyknife

The application period for 2020 Storyknife residencies is now open! Writers, click here to apply. Storyknife’s first snow! That’s Katie and Peggy. With snow on the ground, it’s hard to imagine what Storyknife will look like when it melts, but Rita Jo Shoultz knows, she of the green thumbs, aka Our Lady of the Peonies. Here in…

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“The things some people name their kids.  You’d think they wanted them to get beat up in kindergarten.”

From Though Not Dead, the eighteenth Kate Shugak novel: “That was his middle name.”  Dan remained incredulous, and Kate said, “It was in his will and everything.” “Jesus,” Dan said again, “the things some people name their kids.  You’d think they wanted them to get beat up in kindergarten.  Okay, Samuel Leviticus Dementieff, a single…

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