Tag Archives: Navajo

the lights are coming on for some of the navajo

A few months ago, I learned that 40% of the homes on the Navajo reservation don’t have running water, so it shouldn’t have surprised me to learn today that about 15,000 homes don’t have electricity, either.  The water situation is … Continue reading

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interview on jan bowman’s blog

Author Jan Bowman was kind enough to interview me about Dragontamer’s Daughters, the Navajo Water Project, writing and publishing indie-style, and who I like to read.  Drop by Jan’s blog and check it out.      

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the last word on the navajo water project and dtd

Okay, now I’m just showing off.  This article ran in my local newspaper, The Bay Times, and in its sister, the Record Observer, as well as the Easton-based Star Democrat (parent paper of the other two).      Since Day 1 of … Continue reading

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$500+ to the navajo water project

Earlier this month, I pledged that I would donate 100% of my profits from sales of Dragontamer’s Daughters in December to the Navajo Water Project, a non-profit endeavor led by DIGDEEP to provide water to a portion of the Navajo … Continue reading

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looking back, looking ahead

2013 was a good year for my budding writer career: I started (in earnest) drafting Lost Dogs, my next work; I learned a lot at the Bay to Ocean conference and I joined the Eastern Shore Writers Association; I sold … Continue reading

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the navajo water project and dragontamer’s daughters

(h/t Ron Martinez)   Starting…well, immediately, I will donate 100% of my profits from all sales (print or e-book) in December of my novel Dragontamer’s Daughters to the Navajo Water Project.  And what’s that?   Briefly, it’s an effort to … Continue reading

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whose culture is it, anyway?

So Selena Gomez, whom I’m familiar with thanks to my younger daughter, has honked off some people by wearing bindi during a performance at the latest MTV movie awards.  The comments quoted in the article basically say that Gomez, as … Continue reading

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