Tag Archives: The Great Seattle Earthquake

Of Tidal Waves and Tunnels and Highway 99

Imagine an eight- or ten-foot wall of water pouring over the brink of the tunnel entrance. Continue reading

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I saw A’yahos, Seattle’s earthquake serpent spirit

I’ll never forget the ripples underground or the accompanying thunder on the day I met A’yahos, the Duwamish Tribe’s legendary earthquake serpent spirit. I’m a believer now, because I saw him slithering with my own eyes! Continue reading

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How Earthquakes Shaped Seattle’s Landscape

Give a thought to where you’ll drop, cover, and hang on if a landscape-shaping rupture of the Seattle Fault strikes again. Continue reading

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Rugby Daze

Ernest Hemingway, you weren’t so badass. Continue reading

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Shaken before I stirred

While the other night’s temblor caused some excitement, it pales in comparison to the magnitude 7.8 terror I dreamed up for my story The Great Seattle Earthquake! Continue reading

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The Fireboat Leschi

Sometimes being a writer of thriller novels causes you to go places and do things you might otherwise never think of. Like the other day when background research for my novel about an earthquake and tsunami in Seattle led me … Continue reading

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