Category Archives: Postcards

The picture category.

Postcards from New Zealand and Fiji (April 2016)

Scott William Carter   April 30, 2016  

(A shot of Otago Bay from Larnach Castle in Dunedin, New Zealand.) Partly to celebrate our upcoming 20th anniversary in August, partly because the kids have wonderful grandparents who are happy to watch the kids for a few weeks, and partly because I’ve come to believe that these sorts of adventures are good for both the body and the soul,… Read more »

Two Reasons I Love Oregon, a Brief Update, and a Helpful Metaphor for Writers (And Other Creative Professionals) Struggling with How to Spend Their Time

Scott William Carter   March 25, 2016  

Reason #1: Reason #2: The two pictures above were taken about a week apart, both in the heart of winter here in Oregon. The first was at Cape Lookout, a two and a half mile hike that juts almost straight out into the Pacific Ocean. We took the whole family in early January and it was warm enough, even with… Read more »

Winter Update: New Myron Vale book coming soon

Scott William Carter   February 6, 2015  

Just a quick winter update on multiple fronts. That picture at the top is from a little weekend getaway that Heidi and I took to the Nye Beach area of Newport, Oregon. We stayed in the fantastic Slyvia Beach Hotel, where every room is themed after a different author. I took the picture on the beach below the Yaquina Lighthouse…. Read more »

Postcards from the Garage: Cape Blanco and More

Scott William Carter   September 24, 2014  

I made a quick jaunt down to Crescent City, California for the North Coast Redwoods Writer’s Conference over this past weekend, staying an extra day so I could hike for a day in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park area.  I was one of the guest speakers, and I spoke a little about craft and quite a bit about the changes… Read more »

Postcards from the Garage: Ashland, Oregon

Scott William Carter   August 25, 2014  

Here’s a shot from Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon. That’s the Elizabethan Theater in the background. Heidi and I went down for a long weekend to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary. Saw two plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (The Tempest and an adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time), a movie (Guardians of Forever, great fun), plus some shopping, wine… Read more »

Postcards from the Garage: Me and a Saturn 1B Rocket

Scott William Carter   March 13, 2014  

Just back from an eight-day family trip to Orlando, where we visited the Kennedy Space Center, Legoland, Universal Studios, and of course Gatorland.  Live gators!  Harry Potter!  The Atlantis Space Shuttle!  It was a whirlwind trip and we all had a great time.  Here’s a picture of me standing in front of a Saturn 1B Rocket in KSC’s outdoor Rocket… Read more »