Author : Jill Zeller

Author of numerous novels and short stories, Jill Zeller is a Left Coast writer, 2nd generation Californian, retired registered nurse, and obsessed gardener. She lives in Oregon with her patient husband, 2 silly English mastiffs and 2 rescue cats—the silliest of all.

This Was the Week That Was

Originally published January, 2021 I’ve nabbed the title for today’s blog from an very old satirical TV show that only members of a certain generation

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Chocolate as a Weapon

Originally published April, 2021 by Jill Zeller I wanted to find out if chocolate had ever been used to kill someone, outside of adding poison

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Exploring Plot Options

Originally published November, 2017 by Jill Zeller My husband and I, with the assistance of an Australian red blend, discussed a story idea. He writes,

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It’s All in the Cards

Originally published September, 2017 by Jill Zeller Do you have a tarot deck? I have three, but this in no way compares to friends of

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The Unnamed Narrator and Jane

Originally published July 2017 by Jill Zeller We’re talking about Rebecca and Jane Eyre. Two naïve young women come to live in huge, lavish English

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A Ride on the Angel Bus

Originally published April, 2020. [Ironically, the serial I started back then lapsed—I wrote myself to a point where I got lost, and until I find

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If you love animals . . .

Originally published May, 2018 What do an environmental consultant, a wildlife scientist and a physicist have in common? They all have written books. And good

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Synesthesia

(Originally posted oh, I don’t know–a while ago.) Letters have colors. A year is in the shape of an oval. A week starts out like

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Yinzer Emeritus

I’ve been following the midterm elections with the fervor of someone seeing a traffic accident happening in real time. I can’t take my eyes away.

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