Chipping Campden England: Literary/Music Festivals

Chipping Campden England: Literary/Music Festivals

Chipping Campden EnglandLiterary/Music Festivals Part of the allure of my month long “dwell time” in Chipping Campden is the Literary and Music festivals. They are owned and organized by Vickie and Charlie Bennett (Charlie organizes the music festival and...
Oxford England: Blackwell Bookshop

Oxford England: Blackwell Bookshop

Oxford England: Blackwell Bookshop Blackwell Bookshop University of Oxford 48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ, UK One of the world’s most memorable bookstores! Whenever I am anywhere near Oxford, I cannot resist making a pilgrimage to Blackwell Bookshop. There are over...
The Authors Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

The Authors Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

The Authors Guild San Francisco Bay Area ChapterNovember 2018 “Bestselling Author and Hall of Fame Speaker, Sheila Murray Bethel, PhD, offered insights into giving memorable book readings and other author appearances.” Making book signings and readings...
The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen

The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen. As World War I rages on, Emily Bryce must make a decision that will affect her whole life. Rhys Bowen’s characters come alive, and you are immediately drawn to them, the challenges they face, and...
Scrivener

Scrivener

Scrivener For fellow writers … I began using Scrivener when I first decided to switch to fiction. I find it extremely useful. It has helped me be more organized, zero in on my characters, and see what a published chapter would look like, among many other...
My Antonia by Willa Cather

My Antonia by Willa Cather

My Antonia by Willa Cather My Antonia by Willa Cather. A 1918 classic, great writing, and descriptions. First person style. American prairie life told through the eyes of a young boy as he grows up around the strong women who inhabit Nebraska....
How to Organize and Manage a Seminar

How to Organize and Manage a Seminar

How to Organize and Manage a Seminar How to Organize and Manage a Seminar, Prentice Hall. A niche market best seller in the Meetings and Training and Development World....
Camino Island by John Grisham

Camino Island by John Grisham

Camino Island by John Grisham Camino Island by John Gridham. This is a fun page turner by Grisham at his best. A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault at Princeton University. Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore on Camino Island in Florida. He...
England: The Cotswolds

England: The Cotswolds

England: The Cotswolds In the center of England, the Midlands, is a region called The Cotswolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is the second largest protected landscape in England. In the middle ages, England became a world power from the creation and sale...
Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough Colleen McCullough. I love all of her books. I live in them as I read. She is more than a master storyteller; she was a life giver. Her stories and characters end up standing in front of you, and you become part of the story....