Archive for May, 2010

Blue Plum Festival

May 26, 2010

The weekend of June 4-6, 2010 several AAG&A authors will be signing and selling their books at the Blue Plum Festival in Johnson City, TN. Blue Plum is an annual event in Johnson City with activities for the whole family. Make plans for a fun weekend in Northeast TN and stop by to greet the authors. The Blue Plum website gives details of the festival.



May 25, 2010

There’s A New Addition At The Artrip Household

  The mind of the fiction writer is sometimes an unsettled thing. It conjures up snippets of whimsy, touches of chicanery, shadows in dark corners. Gears shift and wheels turn with midnight musings. Brain boogers at three a.m. whisper, “What if…?”

“Parsnips & Princes” A Short Story Collection  is my memorial to such an  exquisite madness. 

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Next AAG&A Board Meeting

May 25, 2010

The Appalachian Authors Guild & Associates next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Cumberland Plateau Planning Commission office in Lebanon, VA. All members are encouraged to attend.