PENDLETON: Art & Music Festival: multitude of music and art, sharing space with novelist Janis Thornton, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5. Festival is in Falls Park and downtown.
NEW CASTLE: PEO meeting. Dessert meeting, book talk, 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7.
LIBERTY: Storytelling to kids at the annual Founder's Day, on the courthouse square. Throughout the day, Saturday, Sept. 9.
FISHERS: Delta Kappa Gamma, teachers' sorority chapter in Fishers, dinner, discussing Sweetland of Liberty Bed & Breakfast, Wednesday, Oct. 25.
RICHMOND: Program at Senior Center, 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13.
FISHERS: Speaking at Christmas event, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, Fishers United Methodist Church.
BROOKVILLE: 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12, ladies banquet, Emmanuel Baptist Church.
To inquire about bookings for a banquet, book club, library program, club meeting, or author fair, contact me at: email@example.com or call 317-224-7028.
Indiana artist Marilyn Witt created the cover for both of my books. This is the second, which is second in a series about the fictional life of a woman who starts over in her small, Hoosier hometown. If you would like an autographed copy, send $17.79, which includes book, tax and postage to: Donna Cronk 8754 Carriage Lane Pendleton, IN 46064
Sophie, Billy and Ivy Walker of Walker County with my book at the fall 2016 Pumpkin Fest at Whitetail Tree Farm near Springport, Indiana. The Walkers live and write music in Nashville, Tennessee, and open for topnotch country music groups all over the U.S.A. The family is from Sulphur Springs, Indiana. I've written about them for many years in the newspaper and in her magazine for women.
-- What's On Your Bucket List?
-- Bloom Before You're Planted
-- So You Want to Self-Publish Your Book?
-- What's your clue? (a literacy program)
And more. Contact Donna: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Associated Press Managing Editors Newswriting Contest, multiple awards.
• LifeStream Services Award for coverage, body of work.
• Mental Health Association state award, story of the year.
• Honorary Henry County Extension Homemaker.
• First recipient Henry County Extension Homemakers Friend of Extension Award.
Christy Ragle, founder of WholeHeart Communications: "Often laugh-inducing and subsequently thought-provoking, you won't want to miss this journey to 'That Sweet Place.'"
Roger Ambrose of Kansas: "I have finished both books, really enjoyed them and look forward to any more you decide to write, Thanks for writing them, God Bless you and your family!"
Debbie McCray, Ohio Christian writer and blogger: "... The twists and turns of the story with humor sprinkled throughout remind us of the struggles and victories in our lives ... Samantha's story encourages us in our faith walk that God does have that sweet place for each one of us."
Kirkus Review: "The short, snappy
chapters will keep readers turning pages, and a climactic courtroom scene offers several surprises ... a terrific debut, which also
includes a separate list of the recipes mentioned in the story. A lovely Midwestern tale that’s as cozy and charming as a B&B."
-- On Sweetland of Liberty Bed & Breakfast