Ginger Dehlinger

"I am a native Oregonian who writes about the American West. In addition to my self-published novel, Brute Heart, articles I have written have appeared in the Small Farmer's Journal and Horsefly and I won third place in a Trazzler writing contest this summer. I also received a Writer's Digest honorable mention for my poem, "A Bar Stool's Lament." To support and improve my craft, I volunteer for "The Nature of Words," an annual Bend, Oregon literary event celebrating young writers and established authors. I have attended workshops led by authors Jane Kirkpatrick, Sherman Alexie, Molly Gloss, Hallie Ephron, Bob Dugoni and others, and belong to a local writing group, The High Desert Sojourners. I hope my novel will entertain you and perhaps even help someone in an abusive relationship or living with an alcoholic. But please don't assume Brute Heart focuses solely on human suffering. In its pages you will also find many humorous anecdotes and heart-warming animal stories. Based on my own experience, life is like that--part suffering, part joy, and thank God we have friends, family and laughter to sustain us."
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Holiday Closing Alert! Memorial Day, 2020   

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As amazing as it is, this year, for the first time ever,  we're going to be closed for Memorial Day!

That means we're going to be closed, Saturday-Monday May 23rd-25th,  2020.

I know what you're thinking--what???  The whole country's been closed down for two months!  Whaddya mean, you're taking off?  Well, we haven't been closed.  We've been here working harder than ever, due to a wildly increased demand for our services, so honestly, the Crew and I desperately need these days away.  No telephone calls or emails will be answered.  The admin office needs a break.  We'll be back, everything to the ready, the morning of Tuesday, May 26th, to get cracking.  Thank you for your support and understanding.  And please, don't forget why we honor Memorial Day.  We should never--never--forget The Fallen.  

For those of you already in production, the production crew is running full steam; Judith (QA--Quality assurance, our Princess of Perfection) and Jay (Our Doyenne of Customer Delight) will be here and working, checking books and sending them out, so please, don't worry.  It's just we lazybones in the admin office that need a break!