Monthly Archives: July 2013

An Interview with Sophia Bogle of Save Your Books

In 2000, Sophia Siobhan Wolohan Bogle began Red Branch Book Restoration in Ashland—now renamed Save Your Books. After completing an English Degree (with a Cultural Anthropology minor), she became an apprentice at a used book store, where she learned the … Continue reading

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Questioning Fantasy: A guest post by Matt Kent

Matt Kent is studying English Education and Creative Writing at Southern Oregon University. Fantasy is a type of book that its reader does not often think deeply about, they read it for pure entertainment; therefore, it just is. The stories … Continue reading

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MY YEAR OF NEW WORDS, Part 11: WORDS THAT DIDN’T MAKE IT

As the year wound down, I had two choices. Continue making up words indefinitely or stop and retain my sanity. I choose to stop. But I found that I had some spare words left over—and I had a small pile … Continue reading

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An interview with fact-checker Melissa Swank

Melissa Swank was the fact-checker for the award-winning Oregon Encyclopedia, a peer-reviewed reference work with over 1,000 entries by hundreds of authors. She has almost completed her master’s degree in history from Portland State University, with a specialization in Public … Continue reading

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Pictures from the 2013 Ashland Book and Author Festival

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