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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@christykarras — 4,111 followers, 8,854 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

@pnwjourneys We made it! The wait in line at @Avis was almost as long as the flight. Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 23, 2017

@VerizonPolicy Good thing my contract with @Verizon is up. Please pass my displeasure up the food chain, will you? #NetNeutraility

Nov 23, 2017

@ReformedBroker I watched this and thought, “I’m guessing he’s single.”

Nov 23, 2017

RT @AstroKatie: “Oh hey I’ll check out this nice planetary system over here and see what’s goin—NOPE!nopenopenopenope…” #Oumuamua  https://twitter.com/CarnegiePlanets/status/933080516395438083 

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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.