Moving to In-Person Meetings

Moving to In-Person Meetings

We’re Moving to In-Person Meetings Starting in February! Join us at Latitude Kitchen & Bar1065 E Sunset DriveBellingham, WA 98226 ***February 4 @ 3 p.m.*** March 4 @ 4 p.m. April 1 @ 4 p.m. May 6 @ 4 p.m. June 6 @ 4 p.m. ***PLEASE NOTE***The February meeting is at...
Call for Submissions! Deadline January 31, 2023

Call for Submissions! Deadline January 31, 2023

Spring and All!: Uplifted in Body, Mind, and Spirit Uplift (v.): 1: to lift up: ELEVATE. 2: to improve the spiritual, social, or intellectual condition. An elevated condition of the body, mind, or spirit can be brought about in a myriad of ways: from random encounters...
Live Happy Hour This Saturday

Live Happy Hour This Saturday

We will be holding a live happy hour this Saturday for a reading of Crime Doesn’t Spay. Please join us in person or via Zoom. See Village Books Events page for Zoom details. We will meet at 4:00 p.m. in the Village Books Reading Gallery for the reading followed...
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 30

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 30

by Seán Thomas Dwyer, 1370 words Now that we’re at 52,000 words and counting, I’m comfortable with stepping in and lifting the veil on the whole process of how the animals acquired agency for themselves. The telling will take as long as it needs to, but no longer....
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 29

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 29

Chapter 29 “You’re back!” Phil said with a smile. He was sitting at the kitchen table, with a yellow tablet in front of him. Beside the tablet were two coffee cups, one full of pens, the other full of coffee. An honest-to-goodness magnifying glass lay beside the...
Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 28

Crime Doesn’t Spay – Chapter 28

by Patti D. Thomas, 1361 words Icy Fraser Valley winds whistled through the trees. Hair on the freed animals’ bodies pricked up, trapping heat against their skin. As much as they longed to be cuddled in a warm blanket-covered lap in front of a fireplace, they were on...