Tag Archives: Shannon Yarbrough

A Happy Fourth…

I wanted to wish everyone out there in the US a happy Fourth of July! The weather is always chilly and foggy here in San Francisco. At night in our neighborhood, the air is filled with the sound of homemade rockets … Continue reading

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Elsie Street by Gabriella West: A Book Review

My friend and fellow writer Shannon Yarbrough posted a glowing review of my new novel Elsie Street on his blog today. I thought I’d share! The book can be found only on Amazon right now (and is free for Kindle … Continue reading

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Write or Wrong Part 7: Melinda Clayton can breathe just fine, thank you…

It’s been such a quiet January, so I wanted to kick things off here by reblogging one of the Write or Wrong posts on writer Shannon Yarbrough’s site. Write or Wrong is an excellent series where contemporary writers speak candidly … Continue reading

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HBO’s Looking

Reblogged from my friend Shannon Yarbrough’s site. I agree: “Looking” is a show that gives the finger to its audience. It gets the seediness and shallowness of the San Francisco gay scene right, that I will say. But who wants … Continue reading

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December book news (free promo and a review)

As we come up to the winter solstice, I’ve enabled snow falling on my blog. Thanks, WordPress 🙂 It may be corny, but I find it rather cute. The solstice seems like a good time to fire up the Kindle … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult AD/HD Is Published on Kindle

Two anniversaries slipped by recently. One was the two-anniversary of publishing my novel The Leaving on Smashwords (May 30, 2011). It was my first step into self-publishing and I had no idea then that I would end up publishing so … Continue reading

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That Lonely, Sinking Feeling

When I look back on my life here in San Francisco I am amazed at all the changes the city has been through and that I have been through in the city. Somehow it seems hard to separate my emotional … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on indie authors, and a review

I think every now and then these days about what it means to be an indie author. For me, it’s meant being able to publish a literary novel that I thought was never going to make it into the light … Continue reading

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