Tag Archives: Florence Festival of Books

#229–Sales Up, Up & Away

It has been since January when I last posted on my blog. That post was about a Christmas trip to Barstow, California. Since then, it has been a busy year. I always had plenty to write about, but always forgot … Continue reading

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#223 Where has the summer gone . . .

  Between finishing my new book, marketing my other books, responsibilities at Backstreet Gallery, and preparation for the 8th Annual Florence Festival of Books, it was a busy summer. I had hoped to restart my blog in May when I … Continue reading

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#213–Resuming weekly posts . . .

  It was so gratifying to have many of you click onto my blog last week when I resumed posting after a six-month pause. My last post had been in August. I had no idea it would be so long … Continue reading

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#198–Ups & downs of summer sales . . .

  These are the good times when it comes to selling anything on the Oregon Coast. The coast is a tourism magnet to vacationers from out of state and even out of country, and this year is no exception. And … Continue reading

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#185–5th Annual FFOB, a grand time . . .

  The weather was great, and we had good crowds both days. Mostly, we were relieved that we had about 50 at the Publisher’s Panel Friday afternoon and slightly more than 100 to see and hear Jane Kirkpatrick deliver her … Continue reading

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#184–Wearing more than one hat . . .

  The piles of stuff on my dining room table are my gauge of how busy I am. And it’s full. This time of year is busy, busy because of the Florence Festival of Books (FFOB) coming up in two … Continue reading

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#160–Knowing is better than not knowing . . .

  When it comes to cancer, the biopsy’s the thing. It lets you know what you’re up against. Some people would rather not know and pretend all is well. In my case, pain and weight loss let me know all … Continue reading

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#158–Change of plans . . .

  First of all, this post was going to be about the 4th Annual Florence Festival of Books with a note at the end saying that I was taking a five-week break because I was going to be away. I … Continue reading

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#157–Nothing is ever as easy as you think . . .

  A week ago last Wednesday, we did table assignments for the Florence Festival of Books, and we thought (silly us) that was the way it was going to be. We had a week until we had to have the … Continue reading

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#156–Busy, busy, busy but good . . .

  “So what else is new!” That’s what I hear you saying. Hear me out. Things are also looking good, which means that all the busy times have been worth it. Books During my quirky week, I did three presentations: … Continue reading

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