Writer (travel, history, culture) and editor (mostly fiction). Always finding adventure, sometimes intentionally. Alex Trebek called me a "buzzsaw" on Jeopardy.

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A Seattle-based writer and editor, Christy Karras is the author or co-author of four books: Motorcycle Touring in the Pacific Northwest, Motorcycle Touring in the Southwest; More than Petticoats: Remarkable Utah Women, and Scenic Driving: Utah.

Christy has written for clients ranging from Beyond...

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Jul 20, 2017

RT @saharloo: Oysters are gross. That's why I say "The world is your lentil."

Jul 20, 2017

RT @SallyQYates: POTUS attack on Russia recusal reveals yet again his violation of the essential independence of DOJ, a bedrock principle of our democracy.

Jul 20, 2017

RT @kairyssdal: Fact check: Vote fraud is vanishingly rare. Vote suppression is real, corrosive, and a denial of a democratic right.  https://twitter.com/nprpolitics/status/887734616077062145 

Jul 20, 2017

RT @slpng_giants: Sad news. Our very best wishes to John McCain & his family. A war hero. A tough politician. An American through & t…

Jul 20, 2017

@goldengateblond @tommyHotpockets They don't actually want that. They want people stuck working in corporate jobs without a way to leave. Because that helps corporations.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Very first? Grade-school newspaper.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lois Lane. She gets to pal around with Superman without the responsibility of being an actual superhero.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Please do a little research into what I actually write about before you pitch. Then send me one targeted email.