Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Local Author Open House at Middendorf-Kreddel Library

Tomorrow I will be participating in the St. Charles City-County Library Local Author Open House and (hopefully) signing copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Christmas. My essay in the book, "Unexpected Joy," is about the year a family in our parish adopted us as their Advent friends.

The author event will be Thursday, November 18, from 4:30-8:00 p.m., at the Middendorf-Kredell Library, 2750 Hwy. K, in O’Fallon, Missouri.

Our library district is great about supporting local authors, and this is the second year they've invited me to participate. Last year I had to leave early because of a family commitment, but tomorrow evening I will be there for the entire event.

I'm excited --- and nervous --- about it. Several writing friends from Saturday Writers will also be there. Click on this link to read a list of everyone who is participating. You do not have to register in advance to attend; I think they use a registration form so they can plan on how many to expect.

So, if you're in the area, even if you aren't interested in the book, please stop by and say "HI."

Oh, and I have it on good authority that refreshments will be served.


  1. Hey, pal. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful thoughts and expertise. You and I don't get to OWL much these days but I think of you when each meeting day rolls around. I will be there Saturday (for a change though) to promote the new Trash to Treasure book that High Hill Press recently published. Wish you could be there but I DO promise to keep checking the blog.

  2. Best wishes for a "joyful" book signing, Donna! Thanks for sharing about your essay in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tales of Christmas. Sales will be brisk, I'll bet.

  3. I won't be able to make it out there, but I hope you have a great event. The book is beautiful!


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