Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Book Signing Press Release

The first book signing event for my new shipwreck book will be this Saturday at 1 pm at the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum in North Bend, Oregon. I'll lead an hour long discussion of local shipwrecks, then be on hand to sign copies of the book and answer questions.

The following press release was featured in today's edition of The World newspaper:

Author to Sign Copies of Coos Shipwreck Book

I hope to see you there!

Friday, April 15, 2011

More Publicity

I have two more speaking engagements to announce!

Saturday May 7th Books By the Bay in North Bend, OR 1-3 pm

Tuesday May 10th Rotary Club Meeting at the Red Lion Hotel in Coos Bay, OR 12 pm

I'll be available to answer questions and sell/sign books afterwards.

I hope to see you there!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Publication & Publicity

Wow-- what an exciting week! Shipwrecks of Coos County was officially released last week. Since then I have been selling signed copies of the book, I've been working with my publisher's sales and marketing department to get the book on the shelves of as many local businesses as possible, and I was interviewed by the local newspaper. It's been a great week, and so far it looks like the book is going to be a success (deep sigh of relief)... but, at times it seems surreal-- writing a book and having it published has been my dream for so long that it's hard to believe that it's true. The book is really published. :)

Oh, before I forget, the following link will take you to the newspaper story:

'Shipwrecks' Book Focuses on Local Maritime History

I've also been hard at work on a book talk and Powerpoint presentation. I've scheduled my first book signing event:

Saturday, April 23rd at 1 pm
at the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum in North Bend, Oregon

(Please call (541) 756-6320 for additional details and/or directions).

I hope to see you there!