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Patrick Loafman
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  • Port Angeles, WA
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Reviews of my Novel, "Somewhere Upriver"

Here are some reviews of my new humorous novel, "Somewhere Upriver."

"A memorable mind-altering venture of wildlife biologists, revealing secrets hidden beneath the skin of salamanders." Diana Somerville, author of "Inside Out Down Under: Stories from a Spiritual Sabbatical"





"...wonderful characters, action, humor, a little sex, and a vivid picture of one of the last American rainforests....I really cared how the characters fared. And oh, yeah; I almost forgot…

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Posted on October 12, 2013 at 9:58pm

My first novel has finally been published.

I finally have my first novel, "Somewhere Upriver," published. Visit http://patrickloafman.weebly.com/ and click on the author link to read more about the book or order a copy. A main character is a gourd artist who obsessively plays his gourd banjo. You can also see some videos of me playing homemade gourd musical instruments. 

Posted on August 31, 2013 at 12:49pm

A novel with a main character who is a gourd fanatic

MY NOVEL HAS BEEN ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION AND SHOULD BE PUBLISHED BY THE FALL.

 

In this novel you learn the truth about zombies, find out how human evolution has made us into big babies and discover that the newest weapon of mass destruction could be salamander spit.

Ockham’s Razor is the story of Douglas Mortimer who has just started graduate school and is on the way to fulfilling his dream of becoming a great scientist. Then he hires Peter Vernon, an eccentric old…

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Posted on March 28, 2013 at 11:58am

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Jennifer Hershman commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"I really like it."
Dec 20, 2014
Jennifer Hershman commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"I think this is a super interesting piece, nicely done."
Dec 20, 2014
Kris Weber commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"Very nice and agree with comments below, very inspiring!"
Dec 13, 2014
Hellen Martin commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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Owl Mask

"This is very different. I like it!"
Dec 6, 2014
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Owl Mask

Brand new gourd mask I finished today. See more of my work at http://patrickloafman.weebly.com/
Dec 5, 2014
Helen Child commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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gourd bowl opened

"Love the colors!!"
Nov 27, 2014
Helen Child commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"Interesting piece. I really like the carved pebbles. And Dragon Flies are always cool."
Nov 27, 2014
Barbara Van Vleck commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"Very nice. It reminds me of the beauty of autumn with brown leaves, and butterfly or moth pupae.  The pebbles are beautiful."
Nov 25, 2014
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"Lovely seasonal piece.  I especially like the realistic pebbles."
Nov 25, 2014
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"nicely colored"
Nov 22, 2014
Amy Gelley commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"That is very nice, with a good design."
Nov 22, 2014
Brenda Jamison commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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"Really nice Patrick"
Nov 22, 2014
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Debby Rising commented on Patrick Loafman's photo
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Wildlife Scene 1

"I admire your pyrography work. Great detail."
Jul 31, 2013
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Whale in Dreamscape Mask

" Your mask is very unique to the Pacific Northwest. The chip carving creates a fluidity that draws you in. I love the orcas. This is beautiful."
Jul 31, 2013

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What is your interest in gourds? Please be specific - one word answers will not be accepted. We block all potential spammers. YOU MUST use both your first and last name on your profile or we will not approve your membership.
Gourd pyrography and gourd musical instruments, including gourd banjos, drums, kalimbas and koras.

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At 1:06pm on March 28, 2013, Vickie Seifert said…

Thank you for adding to gourd fame, Patrick! Can't wait to read your book. Vickie

At 11:14am on March 4, 2011, Barry Sholder said…

Patrick I just found the John white gourd banjo CD and have downloaded it. Do you have any idea if it is a 5 string ,6 string or what and his tunings?

At 3:15pm on June 30, 2010, Darla Hines gave Patrick Loafman a gift
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Your work is great looking. I don't know a thing about music but your pieces look professional and you look a bit like Sam Elliot. Darla
At 7:52am on February 12, 2010, dusti lockey said…
Thank you Patrick. A compliment from some one as talented as you means a lot to me.
At 5:46am on February 12, 2010, Annie Billings said…
thanks Patrick, I appreciate your comments, I'm having good luck selling the piano gourds.
Your work is spectacular!
Annie
At 9:34am on February 2, 2010, dusti lockey said…
I keep coming back to look at your beautiful work. It's just wonderful!
At 7:50am on February 2, 2010, Jenn Avery said…
Love your work! Especially the instruments. Your carving and burning is wonderful.
At 11:31am on January 31, 2010, Kate J Franchimon said…
Welcome, Patrick. You do some very fine work. Don't ya just love it? Kate Franchimon
At 6:17pm on January 30, 2010, Oz - Admin #2 said…
Hey Pat, can you go up to the top of the page and click on the group tab and join the Washington group, thanks Oz
At 5:47pm on January 30, 2010, Darlene Propp said…
Welcome, Patrick. We’re glad you’ve joined us. Please feel free to add a profile picture – and, of course, your own gourd photos. There are many activities and discussions for you to participate in. Look around and join in. And have fun! Darlene
 
 
 

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