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Nature Writing Redux and Some Favorite Books: A Guest Post by Bill Sherwonit

I wondered if I could get through this month of guest posting without reference to my summertime exchange with Rich Chiappone about nature writing (and, when he got going, genre writing generally). Couldn’t do it. I enjoyed returning to the scene of the fight (figuratively speaking) and rereading Rich’s pointed responses to my post. I …

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The stinky entries for our Ode to a Dead Salmon contest keep rolling in. Remember you’ve got 8 days to submit your entry to debv@gci.net for a chance at an autographed Ray Troll t-shirt of your choice. Also, check out our 49 Writers Northern Favorites shelf in the sidebar to the right. We’ve added several …

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‘Nobody wants to be called a nature writer’ : a response by Rich Chiappone

I have never blogged before, so forgive me if I’m not good at this. (I sound like an innocent farm boy on his first trip to the brothel. Promise not to laugh at me, please!) Bill Sherwonit’s recent post discussed what seems obvious to everyone around him: the fact that nobody wants to be called …

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What happened to June? I spent part of it on a tough assignment as a guest lecturer on an Inside Passage cruise (more about that next week) and another bit at the Alaska Book Festival in Fairbanks, but that doesn’t account for it all, and boy, is it gone. Hopefully you caught the four great …

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