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

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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Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

I am months away from leaving New Mexico for parts north, and the sailing season on Kagán. Despite that, and because of a colder-than-normal cold snap in the San Juan Islands, I’m thinking about the preventive maintenance measures I took before I zipped the boat cover...

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Card-Carrying Member

Card-Carrying Member

That’s right—I am now a card-carrying member of the Shameless Promotion Club. I often say it, tongue in cheek right before chatting up an unsuspecting potential reader about my forthcoming debut novel No More Empty Spaces, but it seems to me that pondering the...

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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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