Sunny Lockwood

Biography

Sunny Lockwood has loved reading and writing since she was a child. Among her favorite authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Loren Eiseley, C.S. Lewis, Flannery O’Connor, Katherine Anne Porter, Anna Quindlen and Alexander McCall Smith.

Publications began buying her stories and poems when she was a high school junior. After college, she was a magazine editor, a weekly newspaper editor and, later, a daily newspaper reporter.

Her stories and articles have won awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association and the National Federation of Press Women. Her freelance stories have appeared in national and regional magazines.

Shades of Love, stories from the heart, is her first fiction collection.

Not So Fast travel essays explore interesting places in the American West from her very personal point of view.

She lives with her husband on 22 wild and weedy acres in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.

Read her blog, “onword,” at http://bit.ly/EQbWb
Check out her website: http://sunnylockwood.com
Read more of her work at http://scribd.com/luddite
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Email her at: sunnylockwoodwrites@gmail.com

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Books

Not So Fast: Meandering Through Capitola, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
* The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings as well as out-of-the-way locales.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Soda Springs, Idaho
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If a little town with pioneer history, the remains of a white buffalo, and a carbonated water geyser interest you, then head for Soda Springs, Idaho. It's not too big for an afternoon of exploring. And the people are friendly. This 3,352-word essay will introduce you to this little corner of America.
Not So Fast: Meandering Through Angels Camp, California
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Meandering Through Angels Camp explores the mining and literary history of one of California's best preserved Gold Rush towns. (4800 words) The Not So Fast travel essays explore fascinating places for readers who enjoy slow and easy travels — who like photographing landscapes, wandering gentle trails, strolling through libraries or along ocean beaches, who like to check out historic buildings.

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Smashwords book reviews by Sunny Lockwood

  • Adrift No More on July 01, 2011
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    Reading "Adrift No More" was an adventure. The storm at sea was truly frightening. I could feel the rain and wind and hail. I could feel the fear. Great action writing! sunny lockwood
  • The Truth About Jack and Ray on July 02, 2011

    Gabriella West paints a stark and painful portrait of obsession. Her strong writing pulls the reader through this story filled with art, lust and self-absorption. This is a powerful piece. sunny lockwood sunnylockwood.com sunny's blog, "Onword," http://bit.ly/EQbWb author of Shades of Love, stories from the heart published by smashwords