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.

The Rambling Writer Visits Retro Las Vegas

Today I’m presenting workshops at the Chanticleer Authors Conference, so I’m sharing a “retro” trip to Las Vegas a few years ago.  A naturopath friend had urged Thor and me to visit the Red Rock canyons near Las Vegas for … Continue reading


The Rambling Writer on a Valentine’s Weekend Getaway to Victoria, B.C.

Part 1: A Walking Tour After our British Columbia research trip last fall, Thor and I didn’t expect to be back in Victoria so soon, but moping around in the soggy super-rainy Northwest Washington winter, we splurged on a romantic … Continue reading


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