Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Whatever Wednesday

Whatever Wednesday

I get to post another Whatever Wednesday.  The pressure to actually do something so I'll have something to talk about on Wednesday's is quite stiff.  :-)

Today is my oldest daughters birthday!
Happy Birthday Sweetie!

I crocheted this blanket for her recently and thought I'd share it today since it IS her birthday gift.






On another note - I am excited to announce I will be allowed to participate in a very large book signing hosted by the Rapid City Library.  It will be held at General Beadle School Saturday, April 16th from 1PM till 4PM.  The panel discussion is between 1PM and 2PM and the signing is between 2PM and 4PM.

Here is an excerpt from an online article by Susan Braunstein
you can find the complete article here:  http://rapidcitylibrary.org/lib_info/publications/journal_articles/2011Articles/April2011.asp




April is Busting with Gardening and Writers
March 22, 2011
By Susan Braunstein

In celebration of National Library Week a “Writers Gathering” is planned at the General Beadle Elementary School commons area on April 16 with the theme of “Self-Publishing, Marketing and Printing.” It starts with a panel discussion at 1 p.m. followed by book signing and selling from 2-4 p.m.

Panelists include: Dianna Fuchs (Dee Dee Fox ) author and illustrator of Ruby Red Slippers; Paul Horsted, owner of Dakota Photographic LLC and the author of “Crossing the Plains with Custer,” a companion volume to his earlier book, “Exploring with Custer: the 1874 Black Hills Expeditions,”; “The Black Hills Yesterday & Today” and “Custer State Park: from the Mountains to the Plains”; Toby Brusseau, author and photographer of “I am South Dakota” covering the stories of 10 different South Dakotans; Dave Strain, the owner of Dakota West Books, an online source for books, videos and tapes about the history of Native Americans and the Old West. He also the author of “Black Hills Hay Camp: Images and Perspectives of Early Rapid City,” and J.C. Phelps (Jean Wise). Wise has her own publishing company and is the author of a three book young adult series, “Color Me Grey,” “Shades of Grey” and “Reflections of Grey.”

In addition to the panelists, other authors who have agreed to sell and sign their books include: Sandra Brannan, Mary Goulet, Ta’Mara Hanscom, Michael Foster, Mike Forrette, Margie Ladue, Mary Kopco, Peter Vodenka, Rick Mills, Michael Trump, Louise Hespen-Engelstad, Paul Higbee and members of the Black Hills Writing Group and the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group.

I've posted a few links to authors books/websites. Panelist's books or websites:
Dee Dee Fox  

Paul Horsted


Toby Brusseau



Dave Strain


J.C. Phelps
 














Sandra Brannan
















Mary Ellen Goulet

Ta'Mara Hanscom






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