Category Archives: authors

By Grace

For one of my book reviews I am honored to present By Grace, part of the Huachuca Trilogy published by author Arletta Dawdy. We are in luck! Dawdy is once again holed up (back on the ranch, so to speak) … Continue reading

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Digging Up Bones

I recently read a new-to-me novel titled Digging Up Bones by author Aimee Gilchrist. I loved this kooky, often humorous mystery set in West Texas. New Yorker Helen shows up in Birdwell to visit her Aunt Penny…,and from there I … Continue reading

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Read Your Work Aloud

Read Your Work Aloud by Robin Moore One of the best ways to really nail your writing or poetry is to read it aloud. Your ear will pick up pacing, awkwardness, or an emotional delivery that will snare readers. An … Continue reading

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Cruising the Napa River

What a fun day! Four of us from Redwood Writers joined the Napa Valley Writers for their cruise of the Napa River on October 17th. The four of us didn’t write a single note, but enjoyed a great day! L-R: … Continue reading

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A First for Redwood Writers

Redwood Writers member, Jack Fender, is the first from our club to build a “Little Free Library” in Sonoma County. He recently completed his project and placed it in front of the home he shares with Pamela, his wife, in … Continue reading

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Why Use The Oxford Comma?

Here’s another great blog from The Grammar Diva, Arlene Miller. She has a gift of being quick & to the point, with a sense of humor, when it comes to using good grammar. http://bigwords101.com/2015/blog/commas-part-1-why-you-should-use-the-oxford-comma/

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Come Read Aloud With Redwood Writers

Come read aloud with the Redwood Writers at the September 26th Open Mic. All writers and poets are welcome! It is not necessary to be a member of Redwood Writers to participate. Don’t feel like reading aloud? Then come anyway … Continue reading

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Writers Helping Writers

Source: Writers Helping Writers Here is another great post from writer friend Thonie Hevron. Thank you, Thonie! Writers Helping Writers Thonie Hevron  • #Redwood Writers  • 8h ago By Thonie Hevron “Writers helping writers” is the motto of my writing club, Redwood Writers, a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Read This Summer

Don’t be fooled by squawking geese.This is not a farm tale! Author Sheri Graves snagged this reader with her witty mystery Deep Doo Doo. It was one of those novels that is truly hard to put down. It moves along … Continue reading

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“I really wanted to like your….”

Here is another great blog post from The Grammar Diva, Arlene Miller. She tackles the question of “liking” someone’s blog, Tweet or Facebook blurb, but the awkwardness of their apostrophe usage makes a reader cringe. http://bigwords101.com/2015/blog/grammar-meets-social-media/

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