Monday, July 28, 2008

August, September & October Events

Hanover Book Festival
Saturday, August 2, 10 am - 2 pm
I'll be selling and signing my books, and chatting with visitors!
Presented by the Hanover Writer's Club, this event features book signings by numerous authors, Writing Workshops, Door Prizes and loads of fun for the family! It will be held at the VFW POST 9808 on 7168 Flag Lane in Mechanicsville, Va.


Customer Appreciation Day at Wolf Creek Tack & Feed
Sat. Aug. 30, 9 am - Noon
My Book Signing and Interviews for Horse Stories
Janelle Weast holds this annual event every year and I've been invited to participate! Located on Rt. 460 just east of Appomattox, Va. Wolf Creek carries supplies and feed for horses as well as hunting/fishing supplies. Call for details: 434-352-9653

Writing Workshop at Madison Heights Library
Wed. Sept 3, 6:30 - 8 pm
I'm speaking at this educational event for teens and adults
Located just north of Lynchburg, Va, this FREE event will help all writers with article, manuscripts and school reports. Register at the library with Judy or e-mail:
Book signing afterwards.

Teen Read Week October 12 - 18
Hosted by the American Library Association
The theme is Books With Bite. Visit your local library for details. Or visit:

The Keystone State Reading Association Writing Conference
Oct. 18 - 21 at Valley Forge Convention Center, King of Prussia, Pa
I'll be conducting seminars on Sun. & Mon. and signing books those days.
Registration required. Visit: and click on annual conference.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Writing Seminar & Lunch With the Author

Do You Want Your Book Published?
To Improve Your Writing?
Sell Your Stories?

Writing Seminar and Lunch With the Author is for teenagers and adults who are interested in creative writing and becoming published. It will be held on Wednesday, July 30, from 11 – 2 pm at the Golden Corral Restaurant on Wards Rd. in Lynchburg.

Topics to be covered include:
· Writing Tips for All Formats
· Creative Query Letters
· Guidelines for Submissions – Magazine Editors & Book Publishers
· The Publishing Industry Today

Sharon Miner has been a published writer for 15 years and encourages others to pursue their writing ambitions. She has authored six books and has had articles in Dog Fancy, Blood Horse, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred and Horse News. She was a field correspondent for two newspapers in northeast Pennsylvania. Miner writes for and has conducted writing seminars in eight states. Visit her Web site at to learn more about the author and her books.

Seating is limited for this event and the registration fee of $25 is due by July 23rd. The fee is for the seminar only. Participants may enjoy the lunch buffet.

There will be free door prizes, handouts and discounts on the author’s books. For reservations, call 814-937-0704 or E-mail Or mail name, address, phone and a check to: Sharon Miner, 1105 West Lake Rd., Spout Spring, Va 24593.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Happy 4th of July! Book Special!!

Need a Fun Summer Read? Here's a 4th of July Book Special!

To celebrate this patriotic holiday, I'll be signing books all weekend at Paradise Lake Campground and offering a super discount - $12 for each of my books! If you love to read mysteries or horse books, and can't be in the Appomattox, Virginia area for an in-person purchase, I'll be glad to ship your order on Monday with the same discount. Just e-mail me your order and mention this special.

Include in your message:

Please include the shipping fees as noted on my book Order Form found on my site.

Once I reply to your e-mail order, please mail the check for the amount due with a filled out Order Form to my Pennsylvania address found on the Order Form.

If you would like to pay by credit card, please call me at 814-937-0704. The discount will not apply to credit card orders, however.

Have a Fantastic Holiday Weekend!