View from Rapid City motel

The view from our Rapid City motel

Head on over to Goodreads for a chance to win one of five free copies of the paperback edition of Oscar’s Gift!

Then be sure to read author Rebecca Rasmussen’s touching guest post on Writing Up an Appetite.

To be followed by an excellent piece by Di Mace on Write To Done: “Why Copying Inspires Creativity.”

Here are some perspectives from my family farm, where I’m currently staying for a few days (and slowing down to the point of absolute stillness–I may never move again):

Looking north toward the farm

Looking north toward the farm

To the east

To the east

Farm 3

To the south