NO MORE EMPTY SPACES

a novel

by D. J. Green

Now Available  |  She Writes Press

“ Green’s prose is tender and keenly observant . . . . A fascinating and frequently moving novel of family and geology.”
     —Kirkus Reviews

Flying Lessons–part 2

Flying Lessons–part 2

Here's the second part of the short story, Flying Lessons. If you're reading my novel, No More Empty Spaces, you know that Will Ross is its protagonist, and he is of this story as well, but as a young boy.  Intent on the kite, the whack across Will’s right ear and the...

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Flying Lessons—part 1

Flying Lessons—part 1

Have you started reading No More Empty Spaces, and met Will Ross? The following is a short story (that will be featured as a series of posts) where you can get to know Will as a young boy. Perhaps it will give you some insight into why he becomes the man he...

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A Rainbow of Birds

A Rainbow of Birds

As a little kid, if asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I’d respond, “I’m going to get a PhD in Ornithology.” Weird? Cute? Definitely nerdy. I birdwatched with my dad, loving it, and the birds. Though I did not reach the lofty goal I set for myself, I still love...

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Sparkly

Sparkly

In the pagesof a booka story unfolds.In fiction,a truer truth? A truer truth—while speaking of fiction, a writer said that at a Bookworks author event. I can’t remember who (I’m sorry! We host a lot of you…), but that is why I write, to explore truer truths....

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Jackrabbit

Jackrabbit

Seems I’ve seen a jackrabbit, or three, on every hike I’ve taken this winter. Black-tailed jackrabbits, or American desert hares, make the same habitat as mine their home (that is, the desert Southwest), or perhaps more accurately, I make my home in their habitat....

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Six weeks from today, April 9, 2024, will be a day I’ve dreamed about for years—the day I become a published author. No More Empty Spaces is a story I had to tell. It took years to do so, I’m proud of the result of that labor, and I hope many of you will open its...

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Or more appropriately, listen all about it. I had the honor of discussing my debut novel, No More Empty Spaces with Suzanne M. Lang from Northern California Public Media on A Novel Idea. Our conversation delved into the creative process behind the book, exploring the...

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Unconditional

Unconditional

I’m gazing out the window, watching the clouds trying to snow. The tiniest of snowflakes are twisting and swirling, so light that they're "falling" up, down, and sideways. There certainly won't be any cross-country skiing today, and it might not even accumulate enough...

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Geologists study the earth and the processes that shape it. Writers study the human heart and the processes that shape it. The GeologistWriter builds a bridge between the two. Come across it with me!

GROUND WORK: Wander the outdoors with me.

VENUS & MARS GO SAILING: Life. Intensified. On the Salish Sea.

FINDING THE WORDS: We all have stories – let's find the words to tell them.

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