Monthly Archives: July 2017

Close-knit Bunch

This week, one of the foxes challenged us to find and expound on a family photo that says a lot about the subjects. After searching my shelves of scrapbook albums for a half hour, and scrolling through my digital photo … Continue reading

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The Write Convention

Book conventions are the topic of the week and frankly, I have next to no direct experience with being a seller at one. I have not (yet) published a book and therefore have never even considered having a table at … Continue reading

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Conferences With Books

Sign me up! By Jeff Salter I’m taking a broad view of the topic, “book conventions,” to include some of my experiences (in a previous life) as a professional librarian at national and regional library conferences. After all, in the … Continue reading

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heading to Penned Con

This week we’re discussing book conventions.  I have never been to one, not even a small one. I have done a reading/signing at the local Salvation Army where I sold and signed about 10 books. I have looked for local … Continue reading

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They are funny, I promise!

I’ve been to a few author events where authors were able to meet and greet and hopefully sell books. Some were at book stores, some at libraries, some at parks and some in my home town. I’ve found that this … Continue reading

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Buried in Books

One of our foxes asked if we’ve ever been to a book convention. I’ve never been to a super huge convention like the Romantic Times event, although one of the authors in my local group is trying to talk me … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Ideas

The question this week is: If you could be present at any time during the history of our country (U.S.A.), when would we choose? I’d have to say: during the American Revolution. Mind you, I am more of an indoor-plumbing, … Continue reading

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