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Northwest Book Tour: A Tally

Now that my publicist, Sarah, is back from a successful business trip to Dublin, and I am back from the “lets-do-it-again!” Northwest book tour, I can post the tallies for the month of May. The tour was an experiment, and I wanted to see if it would work. Would Patricia the publisher and I get along? We did. Would we sell books? We did! (more…)

A Break For the Beach

Just like people with real jobs, Patricia and I took time off  from our Northwest Book Tour presentations for a few days to go to the beach. Up the Willamette Valley from Eugene to Salem, we turned west and wandered through the Coast Range out to Tillamook, where we sampled cheeses at the Tillamook Cheese Factory (medium sharp is the best!) and at Blue Heron French Cheese Company. Both places have many, many jars of jams, spreads, dips, and butters which we sampled with little pretzel sticks. Topped off with an ice cream cone, our lunch was totally unbalanced, but Patricia shouted, “Hey! We’re on vacation!” (more…)

On the Road – Again!

The Northwest Book Tour is upon us! Next Tuesday, May 8, my publisher/friend Patricia Hamilton and I will pack up the Ford and head north. We have the itinerary with our events in place so if you are in Portland, Bainbridge, Deadwood, or Florence when we are, I’d love to see you! (more…)

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