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Writing the Sound Retreat 2019

“I loved the feeling of being “unplugged” and the dedicated time and space just for writing. I also felt like I was in excellent hands with the writing advice you gave–even though I was at the […]

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Notes on a long list

Middle age is a tricky time to learn about being a good competitor, winning and losing with any kind of grace. As a child I was terrible at all sports and my parents consoled me saying […]

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Press & Reviews for Red Star Tattoo

Reviews: Metro News  –   Sonja Larsen pens memoir about being a teenage revolutionary  – January 12 2016“…For Sonja Larsen, rebellion meant joining a radical left-wing political party and becoming the youngest member of its militia, an […]