Jan Bono’s Blog

Go Hawks!

My football season begins and ends with the Seattle Seahawks. Once Seattle is "done," then so am I. (The only exception is an occasional peek at the Green Bay Packers, if they're still in the playoffs.) That makes me a fickle fan, I guess. Born in Seattle, I've always...

Write what you know

Starting Tuesday afternoon, January 12th, and running for six weeks, I was supposed to be teaching a writing class for "seniors" (over 50) at the Columbia Education Center (Gray's Harbor College's Ilwaco campus). The official title was: "Write what you know: Personal...

Time for another Morph

My football season begins and ends with the Seattle Seahawks. Once Seattle is "done," then so am I. (The only exception is an occasional peek at the Green Bay Packers, if they're still in the playoffs.) That makes me a fickle fan, I guess. Born in Seattle, I've always...

Dream BIG!

Starting Tuesday afternoon, January 12th, and running for six weeks, I was supposed to be teaching a writing class for "seniors" (over 50) at the Columbia Education Center (Gray's Harbor College's Ilwaco campus). The official title was: "Write what you know: Personal...

Home for the Holidays

Morph, short for "metamorphosis" —an emergence, or change. I started writing this blog on January 15, 2009. I wanted to create "an online presence" for agents, publishers, and readers who might like to find out how I think before "signing on" to buying my future...

Avoiding the “riffraff”

It was a Sunday morning in late November. I was out of town for another Holiday Bazaar, and I was hungry. So I'm sitting at a diner, waiting for my breakfast, browsing through The Seattle Times—something I rarely, if ever, have the time or opportunity to do—when an...