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Literary Arts and Reviews

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2017-10-26Oct 26, 2017

Unleash​ ​Your​ ​Creative​ ​Superpowers​ ​with​ ​National​ ​Novel​ ​Writing​ ​Month. One part writing boot camp, one part rollicking party. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebrates its 19th year of encouraging creativity, education, and the power of the imagination through the largest writing event in the world.


2017-10-23Oct 23, 2017

When Forestville was founded in the 1800’s it was described as a Bohemian mecca for writers and artists. A guidebook sketch would indicate that it is located at the confluence of the Russian River, Mark West Creek and the Laguna de Santa Rosa nestled amongst apple orchards and grape vineyards and adjacent to the towering redwoods and the mighty Pacific to the west.

2017-09-27Sep 27, 2017

It is fairly obvious even to the casual observer that coastal Sonoma County has a certain cachet. The denizens of west county are a motley crew.

2017-09-27Sep 27, 2017

Delight yourself in this intriguing mix of stories from Sonoma County, California. Take in glimpses of little-known history: the Sebastopol temple that became a touchstone for the Japanese community here before and after World War II; the pioneering women's rights advocate who fought the forced retirement at age 32 of airline stewardesses; the county's lone lesbian bar in the early 1980s; and the daring race car driver and aviator who made the nation's first airmail flight here in 1911.

2017-09-01Sep 1, 2017

Bill McCausland, the author of Now It’s Inescapable, is somewhat of an enigma. Generally, it has been conceded that the highest rate of addiction amongst professionals lies with those involved with the medical profession. Why? Access. The author has treated many addicted physicians in his practice and this his latest novel deals with exactly that situation.

2017-08-31Aug 31, 2017

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp.
The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. —Ursula K. Le Guin


2017-08-31Aug 31, 2017

The Adventures of Rosy Posy Papillion: Friendship is the first in a new children’s book series that addresses values that are important for future generations.

2017-08-31Aug 31, 2017

To celebrate the successful 10 month run of “The Hippies,” the multi-media exhibition at the West County Museum, the Western Sonoma County Historical Society invites all alumni of Morning Star and Wheeler’s Ranches to its next quarterly general meeting.

2017-07-30Jul 30, 2017

Following a busy day of poetry, farmer’s market and hanging out with his grandchildren, Mike Tuggle went to bed and didn’t wake up on Father’s Day morning.

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