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Sketchbook Saturday

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This is called "Dawn." Collage, pen and ink, pencils and watercolor. I did this piece a few years ago as a kind of personal logo when I was really intoxicated with my beloved Southwest.

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Ten Years On

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I entered New York City for the first time through the Port Authority.  I was full of dread--being a San Diego boy, I had no concept of Noo Yawk aside from "Taxi Driver," "The Warriors," "Escape fr

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The first review is in!

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Got word of the first trade review of Queen of America: A starred review from Library Journal! I couldn't be more excited. Or more relieved.

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Catching Up on a Cold Day

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It has been a while since I chatted with you.  Sorry about that.  Been busy lately--coming home from Bread Loaf began a season of writing, editing and evaluating manuscripts.  And school began.  So

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It's Sketchbook Saturday (on Sunday!)

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This is one of my all-time favorites. From a book of turtle drawings I put together for Cinderella to celebrate our coming together for good, May 1997.

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If I Owned a Writing Institute

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Leaving for Bread Loaf in the morning, after starting the summer at Tin House.  Next summer, I'll be returning to Fishtrap for their 25th Anniversary blow-out.  Some of my writing pals make a writi

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Sketchbook Saturday #4

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Argh, week too busy to blog. Hate that. But this makes me happy. From about 1979.

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