Category Archives: Profiles

Sea Trials by Wendy Hinman Selected a Kirkus Book of the Month!

What an incredible honor! Less than 2% of books earn a Kirkus starred review. Fewer still are selected as a book of the month. Find out why Kirkus described Sea Trials with these superlatives: “expressive writing captures the wonder of … Continue reading

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Seattle area author Wendy Hinman set to launch new book with events

Story on Three Sheets Northwest: For most sailors, a shipwreck might end the dream of circumnavigating the globe. But not for the Wilcox family. In SEA TRIALS, Seattle-area author Wendy Hinman (Tightwads on the Loose) recounts the Wilcox family’s incredible … Continue reading

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Listen to an Interview with Wendy Hinman from September 2016 on KPTZ

During the 40th Annual Wooden Boat Festival, KPTZ’s radio hosts Phil Andrus and Steve Evans conducted a live interview with Wendy Hinman, author of the award winning book, Tightwads on the Loose. Listen to the segment here. Wendy Hinman with … Continue reading

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Sheila Bender in Conversation with Wendy Hinman on KPTZ

Sheila Bender in Conversation with Wendy Hinman on Writing it Real on KPTZ. Discussions on writing and the writing life. Listen to the Podcast here.

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Write up in the Cape Cod Pulse

Author to Share Her Experience of Seven Years on the High Seas Here’s what the article says: “For most people, a boat trip is purposefully short, not unlike the three-hour tour that Gilligan and his crew set out upon in … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman and Tightwads on the Loose featured in Examiner.com

During the Strictly Sail Boat Show in Richmond California, Wendy Hinman spoke with Examiner.com reporter Cindy Warner. Read the full article here. http://www.examiner.com/article/strictly-sail-pacific-boat-show-historic-richmond-about-friendships

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Wendy Hinman Interviews with the StoryJacker Podcast

In this episode of StoryJacker, Lyssa Danehy deHart interviews adventurer, traveler, and speaker, Wendy Hinman, author of Tightwads on the Loose. Tightwads on the Loose tells the story of Wendy and her husband Garth, lured to sea by the promise … Continue reading

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Tightwads on the Loose selected for WWU Literature Program

Tightwads on the Loose has been selected for the Western Washington University Literature program for Winter Quarter. Here’s the announcement. The program is about to begin. Local Literature Tightwads on the Loose by Wendy Hinman Seven years voyaging on a … Continue reading

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Wendy Hinman to Interview on KSER’s Sound Living

On Friday December 18th from 4-5pm, Wendy Hinman will be featured on Sound Living with Ed Bremer on KSER Radio 90.7. Find out he she managed to live for seven years about a 31-foot boat, without being guilty of plotting … Continue reading

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Celebrating Indies First Buy Local

On Saturday, November 28th, Wendy joined the Indies First effort at Eagle Harbor Book Company, along with David Guterson and Lynn Brunelle. One of the book lovers we met did a blog post about it on his fun blog called … Continue reading

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