Month: May 2015

3 May Eugene Craft Beer Articles

May has been a fun month for craft beer writing! Here are 3 big features about the Eugene, Oregon craft beer scene: New botanic ales tap ancient tastes – Tastings – The Register-Guard – Eugene, Oregon, May 2015 Big summer for craft-beer lovers – Tastings – The Register-Guard – Eugene, Oregon, May 2015 Kate Price: … Read More

Oregon Authors Table at Art & the Vineyard Festival, Eugene, OR, July 3 & 5, 2015

Join me and other Oregon authors at the Art & the Vineyard Festival’s Oregon Authors Table! The Festival and Table run July 3–5, and I’ll be there July 3 & July 5, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Facebook Event Page – July 3 Facebook Event Page – July 5 Now in its 18th year, the Oregon Authors … Read More

Reading at Oregon Writers Collective, May 13, 2015, Eugene, OR

Are you a writer looking for your fellow writers? The Oregon Writers Collective (OWC) fosters a vibrant community that nurtures working literary writers, particularly those who are beginning their careers. They meet at The Barn Light (Broadway & Willamette, downtown Eugene), on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. On Wed., May 13, I’ll be doing a short … Read More

May Fantasy Book Pick: Wyrd Sisters (Discworld) by Terry Pratchett

In an early Terry Pratchett book called Equal Rites, we got to meet an unstoppable, cantankerous witch named Granny Weatherwax. A little later, Pratchett brought us to Granny’s home turf in the magical and mountainous kingdom of Lancre. She was joined by two other vastly different witches, Nanny Ogg and Magrat Garlick, 3 conflicting personalities who … Read More

Love Your Library

Our family adores our Eugene Public Library. Ever since our 3-year-old was a baby, we have taken him and now his baby sister to library events such as their weekly Library Storytimes. (My wife, Jodie St. Clair of the Eugene Suzuki Music Academy, even guest hosts.) Recently our librarians asked if we would help them … Read More

May Craft Beer Articles for Eugene & Lane County

May’s craft beer articles for the Eugene/Springfield area include one of my favorite topics to write about for the Oregon Beer Growler: women in the brewing industry. This year I had the privilege of interviewing Kate Price, who along with her husband Ben founded newcomer Hard Knocks Brewing in Cottage Grove. Our talk is on … Read More

May News for Rucksack Universe Fantasy Books: Lotus, Roadsong & Wet

April was a recharging month. With the rough draft of Lotus stuck in a virtual desk drawer for a few weeks, I devoted extra attention to some other articles, Rucksack Universe ideas, and other things for my writing and publishing business. It was really refreshing. Lotus. But now it’s May, and that means it’s time … Read More

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