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Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; T...

Novel News! Steam Drills Make-Over; The Roots of Resistance, and more!

And . . . Free Earth Flags! (Yes, this is a super-fun newsletter. Enjoy.)   Greetings everyone! Great news abounds. First of all, my first novel, Steam Drills, received a make-over in time for Earth Day and we’re giving away free Earth Flags when you get a copy of the new version. I love these […]

Throw Off the Tyranny of Poverty! ...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Curse the war culture! It leaves us at a loss for words, bereft of metaphors to describe our situation. Our minds become blank slates, unable to recognize dangers at the door unless they carry assault weapons or drop bombs on our heads. Poverty and […]

Polite and Apolitical? Repression By ...

An Essay of the Man from the North by Rivera Sun There are those who would have us fold up our banners and take down our protest signs. They urge us to be reasonable and polite. They expect us to cram our dissent into narrow boxes of occasional grumbling comments and take our frustration out […]

Autumn Dances and Ancestor Spirits &#...

(Excerpt from The Way Between by Rivera Sun. Find it on Amazon.com or signed copies here.) The Horns of Monk’s Hand sounded as the sun touched the western shoulder of Old Monk Mountain. The Fanten drums halted for a breath, acknowledging the Horns through silence. Ari Ara shivered at the lingering reverberations of the low […]

Dancing The Way Between Falling Snow ...

(Excerpt from The Way Between by Rivera Sun. Find it on Amazon.com or signed copies here.) The days turned cold and the nights colder still. Frost drew its icy hand over the monastery, the forest, and the village. Ari Ara crept with trepidation around Shulen, haunted by what she had seen that night in the […]

“As Magical as Tolkien and as A...

by Tom Hastings, Director of PeaceVoice, Professor of Conflict Studies at Portland State University (Find The Way Between here. Ebooks available here.) This novel should be read aloud to everyone, by everyone, from childhood onward. It is an auspicious beginning to a new mythology of peace, of justice, of inclusion, of conversion and transformation. Rivera Sun’s […]

The Great Warrior’s Apprentice ...

(Excerpt from The Way Between by Rivera Sun. Find it on Amazon.com or signed copies here.) The Horns of Monk’s Hand Monastery shook the rocks as she raced out of the Fanten Forest and across the lower meadows. At the crossroads, Ari Ara halted and stood defiantly in the buffeting wind. The trail down to […]

The Earth Is Singing Her Revolution &...

“The Revolutionary Table” Chapter Fourteen of Steam Drills by Rivera Sun Patrick, Louisa, Hank, Wanda, and Ford all crowded around the kitchen table in Henrietta’s two-room cabin. Old Moses Nelson’s mother gave birth to him on that table. Strong and sturdy, rugged as the ancient oak that formed its boards; the table’s grains held a […]

Schoolyard Bullies on Capitol Hill

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Politicians have devolved into nothing more than schoolyard bullies stealing lunch money from small children, harassing the defenseless, and expecting to receive rewards and gold stars of approval. They plunder the public coffers, destroying shared wealth that we, the People, have worked arduously to […]

Coming up! Special Webinar on The Dan...

On February 11th at 1pm ET, Author/Activist Rivera Sun will offer a free online presentation on fact and fiction in The Dandelion Insurrection. At a time when her words are leaping off the page and into reality – for better or for worse – she will discuss the real life events that inspired the writing […]

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