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What’s new and upcoming in De Danaan’s professional life

Yes, Stephanie, There is a Santa Claus

Yes, Stephanie, There is a Santa Claus LLyn De Danaan September 2017 Years ago, maybe two decades back, my parents, Doris and Bill Patterson, were interviewed for a study Stephanie Coontz was making on parenting in the post-war era. I … Continue reading

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June 2017: Forthcoming

Lots going on in my writing world. Have been submitting stuff. A story, a poem, an essay. A poem appeared this spring in Tod Marshall’s anthology WA 129. Tod is Washington State poet laureate. I was pleased to be included. … Continue reading

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New Verse: March 2017

Meta-Foray* at Character’s Corner March 7, 2017 The basket that she puts before me Gives off memory of county fairs. Deep fried things all smell the same no matter where you are. “What are we drinking?” she inquires. “An IPA … Continue reading

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Saturday March 12, 2016

Much thanks to Marilyn Frasca for her journal workshop today.   Fracking Push deep into your soul Don’t hold back Breathe into that space you’ve made And see what happens. Bored Bound by my diary and the illusion of a … Continue reading

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2016 Speaking Engagements (as of March 3, 2016)

Elma, Washington April 12 Chehalis, Washington April 12 Ephrata, Washington April 26 Moses Lake, Washington April 27 Leavenworth, Washington April 28 Bainbridge Island, Washington April 30 Port Townsend, Washington May 6 Gig Harbor, Washington July 7 All of these events are … Continue reading

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News from LLyn De Danaan July 15, 2015

I’ll have a new story (fiction) in the “Timberland Reads Together” anthology due to be released in paperback and digital formats around August 15. The anthology will be featured in the October “Read Together” events sponsored by Timberland. I’m happy … Continue reading

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The Romance of the Village of Solución

I have put up a draft (much to be done) of The Romance of the Village of Solución on Amazon. It can be read on a Kindle if you have one. I have had this book kicking around for 12 or 13 … Continue reading

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Katie Gale Scheduled Signing Events in Fall

  .Washington State Historical Society/Olympia State Capital Museum   October 28 at noon. .Orca Books, Olympia, WA November 1 .Powell’s Bookstore Portland, Oregon  October 3  7:30 p.m. .Village Books Bellingham, WA November 2  4 p.m. .University of Washington Bookstore, Seattle  November … Continue reading

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The Romance Has Begun

First installment of the new novel is up. Look at the list of options on the masthead and click on Romance of the Village of Solucion. I will post a new chapter every couple of weeks.  

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The Romance of the Village of Solución

Soon to be serialized here…..If Bezos can buy the Washington Post, a penniless emerita professor can surely join the likes of Dickens, Dumas, James, Stowe, Poe, and Melville and serialize the novel that has been for too long a-mouldering on … Continue reading

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