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Category Archives: My Classes, Events and Signings

Michael Crichton and NYT Book Review Editor on Sunday CSPAN2 Book TV

Quick. Grab your remote, click to the CSPAN2 channel and set your timer for these upcoming BOOK TV events. (The schedule will fill up over the next few days.) This Sunday, December 8th at 7:30PM, Michael Crichton’s speech to the National Press Club will be aired on C-SPAN. Crichton always delivers a provocative and interesting…


Update on my writing life and the joys of booksignings

My co-author and I have had two booksignings. The first at Blue Willow Bookshop, an independent bookstore, and the other this past Saturday at Borders-The Fountains in Stafford. We count them as great successes. Next we travel to the Clear Lake-Webster area (think NASA) for a signing on Saturday, June 11 from 2:00 pm –…


Press releases, marketing and booksignings

With the advent of a new book, booksignings are inevitable and creating press releases is the norm. I spent most of last night emailing press releases to various local print media outlets. I already have bookmarks, postcards and business cards as a result of the TLA and IRA conferences, so that’s a major task already…


Houston Writer’s League puts on Writer’s Retreat in March

Well, I’m going to succumb to a little BSP here. The Houston Writers League is presenting a Writer’s Retreat at the end of March from Friday, March 26 — Sunday, March 28, 2004. Here’s an opportunity to “escape from the distraction of phones and television, emails and family” and “get your writing juices flowing.”