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Giving thanks …

For all the books that shaped me. For all the authors who wrote those books. For the mentors who helped me develop my craft. For readers whose kind comments keep me writing.

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A lovely review in the Marianas Variety, Micronesia’s leading newspaper

Book Review of Tightwads on the Loose in Mariana’s Variety, Micronesia’s largest newspaper: “I love an author who looks outward to notice the waterfalls and dance festivals, but at the same time looks inward to describe the personal transformation taking … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings!

As cold days send you indoors, may the blessings of the season be yours. Time with loved ones and time lingering over a good book.

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Welcome to fall reading season!

The best part of the shorter, cooler days is the idea of curling up with a good book.

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A Glimpse Of Our Boat Building Project

In keeping with the idea to build locally, sail globally … Here’s a link to a quick video tour of our boat project. Keep in mind that, since we make progress every day, it has changed since this was recorded. … Continue reading

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Sharing our Boat Building Project at the 2020 Virtual Wooden Boat Festival

It’s exciting to be part of the Wooden Boat Festival tradition. This year the Virtual Wooden Boat Festival is different than the live festival, but full of fascinating content. So many interesting talks, movies, video tours of boats and boat … Continue reading

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Rave review for audiobook Tightwads on the Loose

“In her first book, Tightwads on the Loose, author Wendy Hinman tells us the story of an amazingly funny journey that she embarked on with her husband without any of them knowing that it will result in a Seven Year Pacific Odyssey. … Continue reading

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Attention Book Reviewers and Librarians NEW AUDIOBOOK FOR REVIEW

Tightwads on the Loose is now available for request via #Netgalley #TightwadsontheLoose https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/199247 Tightwads on the Loose tells the amusing story of Wendy and Garth, who set sail on an open-ended voyage, never imagining they’d be gone seven years or … Continue reading

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Making the Best of Quarantine Life

In keeping with the saying “when life gives you lemons …,” we need to make the best of the forced COVID19 quarantine. Besides, isn’t boating all about adjusting to plan B or C? We may not be able to change … Continue reading

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No excuses: Boatbuilding Under Quarantine

When you have dirty N95 masks, a goal, and time on your hands … In keeping with the saying “when life gives you lemons . . . ,” we need to make the best of the forced COVID-19 quarantine. Besides, … Continue reading

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