About Sara Stamey

Award-winning author Sara Stamey’s journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean and Honduras; backpacking around Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; and owning a farm in Southern Chile. Resettled in her native Pacific Northwest, she taught creative writing at Western Washington University. She shares her Squalicum Creek backyard with wild critters and her cats, dog, and paleontologist husband Thor Hansen. Visit her BVC Ebookstore bookshelf.

Guest Author Interview: Lawrence M. Schoen

Today we have an interview with guest author/publisher Lawrence M. Schoen, to celebrate the release of his new science fiction novel Barsk. He holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and Nebula awards, is … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Takes a Ferry & Road Trip through British Columbia, Part 5

From Part 1,  Sept. 19, 2015: A visceral sense of place is very important to me when writing my novels, and after setting them in far-flung locales, I’m bringing this new novel-in-progress home to my back yard. Growing up fourth-generation … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Takes a Ferry & Road Trip through British Columbia, Part 4

The Petroglyphs at Bella Coola From Part 1,  Sept. 19, 2015: A visceral sense of place is very important to me when writing my novels, and after setting them in far-flung locales, I’m bringing this new novel-in-progress home to my … Continue reading

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What Off Earth Made me Write my First Novel?

It’s been fun to revisit my early writing, as Book View Café releases new editions (with new covers!) of my early science fiction novels originally published by Berkley/Ace/Putnam. I wrote my first novel while finishing my undergraduate degree in English … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Takes a Ferry & Road Trip through British Columbia, Part 2

From Part 1,  Sept. 19, 2015: A visceral sense of place is very important to me when writing my novels, and after setting them in far-flung locales, I’m bringing this new novel-in-progress home to my back yard. Growing up fourth-generation … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Attends the Chanticleer Authors Conference

NOTE: I’ll continue my British Columbia journey next time, October 17 I just attended the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Ceremony 2015, right here in beautiful Bellingham, WA. It’s a book-business-oriented conference, focused on educating authors about tools and techniques … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Takes a Ferry & Road Trip through British Columbia

A visceral sense of place is very important to me when writing my novels, and after setting them in far-flung locales, I’m bringing this new novel-in-progress home to my back yard. Growing up fourth-generation in the far Northwest corner of … Continue reading

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