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The Marcus Whitman Hotel

Marcus Whitman and His Hotel

The Marcus Whitman Hotel will host the 2018 Women Writing the West Conference. The grand hotel is in the heart of wine country in Walla Walla, Washington. It was named “Hotel of the Year” in 2015 by the Washington State Wine Commission. Originally opened in 2918, Marcus Whitman Hotel was renovated and restored in 2001 […]

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Knowledge Round-Up

Gathering knowledge is like gathering cattle. The cowgirl pays attention, not only to the herd, but the other riders, their equipment, and their horses. We have a need to allow newly learned information to soak into our minds as does our colts. Many hands, I learned, makes for a light load. Riding drag produces grit. […]

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Self-Editing: Ferocious or Fluffy?

I used to hate editing. Now I love it! Due to Jerry Jenkins and his ferocious editing techniques (I am currently a founding member in the Jerry Jenkins Writer’s Guild), Self-editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King, Revision and Self-Editing or Publication by James Scott Bell, and Doctor Dennis Hensley I have […]

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