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Literary Corner: The Collector

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Collector

“Beautiful, isn’t it?” Carla sidled left, allowing the tweed jacket behind her to move closer to the Strad. “The Spanish Court,” Carla said. “One of only thirteen Stradivarius violas left in the world.” “Are you a collector?” “Unfortunately, no,” Carla answered. Then she noticed the man’s picture next to the plaque that named the viola. […]

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Literary Corner: The Barista

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Barista

“I’d like a triple grande mocha Frappuccino with extra whip, please,” said the girl wearing track pants and a fitted t-shirt with the words “No Probllama” stamped over a picture of a llama with sunglasses. “I like your shirt,” said the barista as he typed in her order. “Thanks,” she said, smiling brightly at him. […]

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Literary Corner: The Most Beautiful Library

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: The Most Beautiful Library

It really was the most beautiful library. Since its groundbreaking and controversial renovation, every wall had turned from stone to glass, which meant the entire city block glowed from sunset until closing. The adjudicator approached the building from the northeast corner of the intersection, crossing with the light and carrying a hardcover volume of Ezra […]

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The Literary Corner

| November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner

Getting to know the Northwest Independent Writers Association (NIWA) The credibility of self-publishing is on the rise, thanks to a few rock stars like Amanda Hocking, John Locke, and Colleen Hoover. But, what about the other quarter million self-published titles? Is a self-published book a quality book? That’s a question the Northwest Independent Writers Association […]

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The Literary Corner: Getting to know Susan Hill Long

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner: Getting to know Susan Hill Long

Your child brings home a new book and reads it in a day or two. But how long did it take that book to become a book? More than likely a long time. Susan Hill Long’s just-released, middle-grade novel, A Whistle in the Dark started eight years ago when Long heard a story on National […]

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The Literary Corner by Lisa Ard

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner by Lisa Ard

Lisa Ard leads a charmed life with her husband and two children just north of Beaverton. She is the author of the Dream Seeker series. www.authorlisaard.com Getting to know Zaccary Rodriguez One doesn’t meet many 12-year old authors — particularly ones that have written a memoir. Last month I met Zaccary Rodriguez, who, with his […]

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The Literary Corner: Getting to know April Henry

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Literary Corner: Getting to know April Henry

by Lisa Ard That’s the catchy first line on April Henry’s website. This local, award-winning author has penned dozens of thrillers, appealing to both adults and young adults with her short, high interest novels. Many of her books, including The Night She Disappeared and Girl, Stolen, have a real-life connection, with Henry drawing on news […]

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