Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Gulf Beaches Library is the Kick Off for my Literacy Program!

Gulf Beaches Public Library Event

200 Municipal Dr, Madeira Beach, FL

Children’s Librarian: Travis Ann Sherman, 727-391-2828

Special Children's Program - Sat. June 25th, 2-4 pm

Children's author, Sharon Miner, from Tampa will once again entertain children during a special program to kick off her 2011 Promoting Literacy Summer Book Tour. She'll be joined by her Irish Terrier, Woogie, who will have his second book released in 2012. The title will be "Woogie's Travels - Discovering America." At this event, a preview of the book will be given.

Also, the author will:

  • · Speak about setting and achieving goals
  • · Pass out free bookmarks
During July, Sharon and Woogie will visit other libraries in Florida and then in August, travel west. Follow this blog for updates on stops!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Photos From New Tampa Library Author Day!

Adam, a local 4th grader, interviewed me for a school project. Great job with the questions, Adam! Find my books at http://www.Sharon Miner.com.

About 30 authors read from their books, answered questions from the audience and networked with each other. I missed a few photos and cards, but most are here. This event was organized by the Florida Writer's Association and the websites for the authors are below with their name. If there is no website, search at Amazon.com.

Top Group:

Phillip Rice - Mixed Bag

Loretta C. Rogers - Novels

Daniel Springer - The Wilco Project

Dr. Johnson-Taylor

G.A. Teske - Fantasy

Armin K. Wendt - Memoir
A Sweet and Sour Krout's Journey to America

Barbara Vaka - Hank's Mountain

Marsha A. Moore - Fantasy Romance

Wendy Van Horn - The Fancy Files

Second Group:

Charles Jacobs - Editorial Services

Wendell Speer - Simon Peppercorn

Katherine Lois
- Pretty Special Woman

Rebecca Nunez - A Tail About Spike

Ersula Odom - Life Lyrics

Harry Oller - Mortgage Idiocy and Hairy-Legged Woman

Eugene Orlando - Electronic Publishing

Third Group:

George Arthur Davis -
In the Rough
Street Life

Katherine Duke - Love Always

Larry B. Fullen - The Broncos of 1945

Florida Writer's Assoc & Toni Martin

Susan Noe Harmon - To Hide the Truth

Joyce Moore - Historical Romance

Fourth Group:

Kelly Abell - Blood Harvest Moon

Robert Beard - The Runaway and others

Ami Blackwelder - Romance

Sasenarine Persaud - In a Boston Night and others

Suzin Carr - I Choose

Chris Coad Taylor - Suspense & Thrillers

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Tampa Bay Writers at Library Event!

I've been invited to participate in the first Local Authors Event at the New Tampa Library in northern Hillsborough County on Sun. April 10 from 1 - 4 pm. At last count, 27 authors will be there and will speak as well as sell and sign their books.

A variety of genres will be available: fantasy, mystery, historical, romance, children's and non-fiction.

I'll be talking about Writing Tips and giving handouts on the topic - a great resource for all writers!