Donelle Knudsen Wins First Honorable Mention in Oregon Writers Colony 2016 Contest

I have good news to share. Earlier, Oregon Writers Colony selected two of my three entries as finalists in the Narrative Nonfiction Short Story category. Angels Come in Many Sizes earned Honorable Mention and Desert Rose or A Blooming Miracle earned First Honorable Mention. I will attend the Awards Ceremony in December to read a portion of Desert Rose or A Blooming Miracle. I want to thank my Wordherders for their encouragement and support. By Donelle

Congratulations, Jane Roop on Queen!

Congratulations to Wordherder Jane Roop. Her latest book, Queen, is available for preorder! Check it out!

Indie Author Day, October 8

Thanks to Wordherder Darin Ramsey who discovered that October 8 is Indie Author Day! From the Indie Author Day webpage: During the Inaugural Indie Author Day on October 8, 2016, libraries from all across North America will host their own local author events with the support of the Indie Author Day team. In addition to these local programs, each library’s indie community will come together for an hour-long digital gathering at 2 pm… Read More

Off the Grid Poetry Prize

Thanks, Lenora for the information about the Off the Grid Poetry Prize. Whoo hoo! A poetry context for the senior demographic! Submission is online at the Off the Grid Press webpage, deadline is August 31, 2016. Prize is $1000 and publication of the winning submission. From the webpage: Off the Grid Press is an imprint of Grid Books. The Off the Grid Prize was founded in the fall of 2011 to provide a… Read More

Write on the River August Membership Meeting

Wordherders’ member, Donelle Knudsen, will be one of six published authors speaking at Write on the River’s August membership meeting. It will take place August 20th in the Wenatchee Public Library’s auditorium from 10:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. with questions/answers/socializing until 1:00 p.m.

Congratulations, Darin Ramsey on “Dear Future Customer”!

Congratulations to Darin Ramsey who sold a story! Mothership Zeta bought his flash story “Dear Future Customer” for the October issue. Check it out!

Book Release: The Defect

Congratulations to new Wordherder and new author, Jeff Bailey, on the June 9th release of his first novel, The Defect. Check it out!

Congratulations, Jeanette Mendell! 2016 PNWA Finalist!

Congratulations to Jeanette Mendell who has been selected as a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest. Jeanette is being recognized among middle grade authors. In addition to receiving a bargain on the registration for the 2016 PNWA Conference July 28 – 31, Jeanette will be honored at the Awards Celebration and Dinner at the conference. Well done, Jeanette!

Time Out of Time: The Telling Stone out in paperback!

The second book in the Time Out of Time series, The Telling Stone, will be available for sale in paperback as of May 10, 2016. The paperback version includes a stellar reading guide and the famous map! For Maureen’s local Tri-Cites friends, Adventures Underground always has signed copies of her books in stock.

Donelle Knudsen’s Book Signing at Columbia Center’s Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble: What better place is there to browse for books and enjoy your favorite beverage at the Starbucks Cafe? Stop by and say “Hello” at Donelle Knudsen’s book signing at Kennewick, WA Columbia Center’s B&N Saturday, May 7, from 2-4 PM.