The I.V. Interview: Becca Lawton

Rebecca Lawton on her new novel, inspired by her life as one of the first women whitewater guides in the West.

Rebecca Lawton’s debut novel, Junction, Utah, set in the resource-rich Green River valley, is available as an original e-book. She was among the first women whitewater guides on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon and on other rivers in the West. Her essay collection on the guiding life, Reading Water: Lessons from the River (Capital Books), was a San Francisco Chronicle bestseller and ForeWordNature Book of the Year finalist. Her essays, … Read More

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The I.V. Interview: Linda Pressman

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Indie-Visible is pleased to welcome indie author Linda Pressman, who will share her   experience independently publishing Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie, which helped her nab first place in a huge contest for indie writers: the Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. Interviewed by Tomi L. Wiley IV: Let’s just start with the big news, since this … Read More

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A Quest to Write: Part Two

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As part of our continuing QUEST to support Christina Mercer in the launch of Arrow in the Mist, Stephanie Naman posed the question: “What’s been the biggest obstacle you’ve encountered in your QUEST to become a published author, and what transformations have you made to overcome these obstacles?” Here’s Part Two of our discussion: Amy McElroy: Writing memoir/personal non-fiction, my … Read More

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The Oldest Quest

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by Rebecca Lawton It’s a tradition in my family that we get together with good friends for bloodthirsty card games. One of our favorites is Quests of the Round Table, an educational game manufactured by Gamewright for ages 10 and up. Yes, Gamewright promises it’s educational, and it’s true I’ve learned a lot about Arthurian legend from playing rounds and … Read More

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A Quest to Write

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In our QUEST to support Christina Mercer in the launch of Arrow in the Mist, we’re blogging about QUESTS. When I posed the question: “What’s been the biggest obstacle you’ve encountered in your QUEST to become a published author, and what transformations have you made to overcome these obstacles?” the answers were so rich and plentiful, I turned this SympOsium … Read More

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The I.V. Interview: Christina Mercer

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Christina Mercer keeps bees and books, knows more about honey than anyone we’ve ever met, and writes sprawling tales of fantasy that are deeply linked to the natural world, and natural wisdom. Publisher’s Weekly said of her debut novel of YA fantasy, “well-developed characters, elegant dialogue, trickster creatures, exciting scenes of mystic battle and intriguing riddles stir up a powerful … Read More

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The “Toilet” Feeling

by Amy McElroy I was giving one of those ridiculously long, lectures from the front seat of the minivan the other day, rattling on about  how I consider honesty and integrity, along with kindness, two of the most important things in the world.  But, I said to Emma, my quest to stay on the honest path has sometimes made an … Read More

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O Caption My Caption: You’ve got Maille

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Thanks to Roz Weatherall of California for this gem! She wins a copy of Julia Park Tracey’s Doris Diaries! Some of these photos almost speak for themselves, but we want YOU to title this lovely caption in honor of our month of Quests in the countdown to Christina Mercer’s novel release of Arrow of the Mist!

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A Quest for Courage

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We at Indie-Visible are so proud to announce the forthcoming debut of Christina Mercer’s YA fantasy novel, Arrow of the Mist! It releases March 21, the Spring Equinox. By Christina Mercer Writing is a solitary activity, one that fits quite well with my extreme-introvert personality. Hours upon hours, years upon years of pouring my heart out on the page with … Read More

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The I.V. Interview: J.A. Dennam

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Indie-Visible is pleased to welcome indie author J.A. Dennam, who discusses independently publishing her novels – Flesh of Angels, Flesh of the Father, and the explosively popular Truth & Humility – and how her hard work and dedication have led to the ultimate success story for many indie authors: landing an agent. Interviewed by Tomi L. Wiley IV: Let’s just … Read More

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