Gordon Gravley

About Gordon Gravley

Gordon Gravley has been making up stories all his life. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, Gordon moved around - California; Colorado; Alaska; Northern Arizona - before eventually settling in Seattle, Washington. Having called the Northwest his home since 1998, he doesn't expect to be moving elsewhere anytime soon. There, he continues to make up stories, write novels, and lives with his wife and their son.

Memory of a Blue Heron

I don’t know that I’ll ever think of myself as a poet. But sometimes inspiration that can only be expressed in verse strikes. […]

A Bookstore is…

A good bookstore is an essential part of any community. […]

Don’t Quit Your Day Job

Being a novelist is a terrible way to make a living. […]

What’s the Point?

I’ve been giving some thought lately as to just how much size matters. […]

Dear Mr. Ellison,

It’s an odd yet common occurrence, isn’t it, that something is never truly appreciated until it’s gone. […]

Of Fiction and Ferrets: Part Three – The Ferret Mystery

Note: Everything in this story is true. Even the part about the ferret peering into my darkened room. […]

Of Fiction and Ferrets: Part Two – The Flying Ferret

Note: Everything in this story is true. Even the part where the ferret soars over the doctor’s head. […]

Of Fiction and Ferrets: Part One – The Weaseling Writer

I can’t speak for every author, of course, but I think it’s safe to say that most writers weasel their way into their stories one way or another. […]

The Power of Art

I’ve never doubted the effect art can have upon the world, or to each of us individually, especially myself. […]

The Better Part Of

When my wife and I began the journey of having a child, we anticipated it would be a little girl. […]