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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Biography

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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I am so, so sad about this. Kellgren's voice has been a source of light and inspiration as I've listened to her irrepressible renditions of some of my most beloved audiobooks. I'm glad we'll have her voice to remember her by. #amreading #amlistening #audiobooks  https://twitter.com/audible_com/status/951846127581659136 
He also used to say "See you in the potatoes with the rest of the sore eyes." (I think "sore eyes" was some reference to being a crybaby? Who knows?)
My grandpa (source of many great expressions) used to say, "What are you doing, or nothing?" He started saying it after he got tired of his grandkids replying "Nothing" when he asked what we were up to. :-)  https://twitter.com/IvaCheung/status/951219131189047296 
RT @scalzi: Your semi-occasional reminder: 1. Register to vote asap, especially if you live in a place where they will make yo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/950430129825746944 
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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.