Smoke in the air southwest of Portland turns trees into flat silhouettes that pale with distance. Are you also enduring smoke and ashes where you live? Worse, must you evacuate your home? Do you fear for your livelihood or life?
Welcome to my resurrected website and my new blog! Writingthatsings.com has had several past lives on various servers. I trust this one will be the best ever. I hope you are well in these strange and troubled times and that … Continued
Since late April of this year, my web technician and I have been working hard at creating this website. Several incarnations of WritingThatSings.com have existed in the past. This one will hopefully be the best and final. I hope you … Continued
About The Writers’ Mill
The Writers’ Mill is an eclectic group of talented, creative, supportive and hard-working writers, editors and illustrators, who meet monthly at the Cedar Mill Community Library in Portland, Oregon. We are very grateful to the library staff for their continued support and promotion of our writing group, and we’re pleased that the library receives all proceeds from online sales of our anthologies.
AuthorsbyDesign.com, while still inline, was listed by Writer’s Digest magazine as one of the top 10 websites for writers. Its contests were among its many delightful assets. Kumoricon is an annual anime convention in Portland, Oregon. Robin attended Santa Ana College (now Rancho Santiago College) in Santa Ana, California, as a journalism major right out of high school.
The Portland Writers’ Mill publishes anthologies of varying themes and genres written and edited by members. Barking Rain Press was a small publisher of “books with bite.” Robin worked remotely for Barking Rain in all levels of trade novel editing. Before that, she was an editor at Ooligan Press, the only student-run trade book publisher in the U.S., after a writing, editing, and publishing class at Portland Community College Cascade campus. She was managing editor of a newsletter, and has edited books, articles, and poems for individual writers.
1st place in the Portland Writers’ Mill August 2016 contest Photo Inspired. Two empty dining room chairs face the ocean. Who put them there? A couple in love, wrapped in each other year after year, lack nothing… Or do they? … Continued