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ALL UP authors invited to join Second Annual U.P. Authors Day Book Fair.

Dear Fellow U.P. Author,

The U.P. Publishers and Authors Association, Gretchen Preston, and I would like to invite you to participate in the Second Annual U.P. 211 more words

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14 Ways to Fund Your Self-Published Book

As a successful self-published author I understand your struggles and challenges.  Even the best authors in the business need outside help in putting together a quality book. 720 more words


Writing Fiction: Character Development, Point of View, and Plot presentation audio from Spring 2014 conference now available!

Writing Fiction: Character Development, Point of View, and Plot

UPPAA novelists Donna Winters, Jenifer Brady, and Tyler Tichelaar will discuss three major components of writing fiction—character development, point of view, and plot—including how they make decisions on these components and what is needed to make them effective. 42 more words

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First Annual U.P. Authors Day and Book Fair to Be Held

Twenty-One Upper Michigan authors from all ends of the peninsula will gather on July 6, 2013 for the first annual U.P. Authors Day Book Fair at the Westwood Mall in Marquette. 338 more words

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Snowbound Books in Marquette, Michigan under new ownership!

Hi Everyone,

In case any of you don’t know yet, Snowbound Books in Marquette is changing hands. Longtime owner, Ray Nurmi, has sold the store to longtime employee Dana Schultz. 79 more words

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Gretchen Preston on writing children's books

FSCast Episode 65, March 2012

Jonathan Mosen speaks with Gretchen Preston, a UPPAA author who writes children’s books with the assistance of JAWS® screen reading software. 16 more words

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The First Whiff

Life in the great north woods can be a sensory overload. Besides the gorgeous visuals and the sounds of wild animals and birds, there’s also scent. 385 more words