October in the Bookstore

Congratulations to Dennis and Robin Tidwell on the second anniversary of their bookstore. If you are a writer/author, I encourage you to get to know the people at your local bookstore. Even though AOTSP is just over an hour’s drive for me, I consider it my local store. You may wonder how to get an “in” with a store or a publisher. You have to make it happen. Robin and I met on FB through mutual friends, Bill and Sharon Hopkins, whom I met at the first writers’ conference I attended in St. Louis. With the FB connection, I made an effort to drive to St. Louis one afternoon to the bookstore specifically to meet Robin. That was over a year ago and my book now proudly sits in the local authors section in the front of her store. I’m thrilled to be able to drive down tomorrow and be part of the anniversary celebration. Do you have a similar story?

Robin Writes

That’s a pretty lame title, and I hope you won’t hold it against me because –

Well, we have a LOT of stuff happening this month!

To start off, ALL week long we have 10% off local authors’ books – and that includes local publishers – AND you can register to win a Kobo E-reader. Just stop in today, tomorrow, or Saturday!

Speaking of Saturday, THAT is our big anniversary celebration! Yep, two years ago, October 1, 2011, Al Hrabosky and Tom Mee were there for our ribbon cutting. The eight weeks leading up to that, after we decided to open a bookstore, were pretty hectic but totally worth it!

So, anyway, on Saturday, noon to 4:00, we’re having refreshments, giveaways, and a drawing for that FREE Kobo – AND, we’re hosting the Deadly Duo with their two new books! Bill and Sharon Hopkins will be in town presenting River…

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