Category Archives: Writing Wonkomance

Thinking about wonkomance from an author’s perspective.

Gropes of Wrath with Shari Slade

Happy Independence Day! And how timely that we have an Americana theme for today’s post. Now gather round, boys and girls, and grab your favorite floor pillow, because it’s storytime. Last week I stumbled upon and promptly fell in love … Continue reading

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He’s Just This Guy, You Know?

Yeah, having my post follow Mary Ann’s is like going from Kiri Te Kanawa to Rebecca Black, let’s face it. But I like to think there’s also a certain wonky poetry in the fumbling, barely articulate efforts of the neurotic … Continue reading

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Nut — and also, poetry

One long summer in a mountain town in northern Idaho, my husband and I invented a game called “Nut.” The days were incredibly hot, dry, and still. Air conditioning isn’t a common household feature in the mountains, and this heat … Continue reading

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