Author visit in Independence, Iowa.
If you live near Independence, Iowa, you should attend these 19 One Book, One Independence events. Or at least one.
Tips for Building Your Tribe as a Reader and Writer - with a great photo from Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend Weekend!
I'll be teaching two workshops at the Southern California Writer's Workshop over President's Day Weekend. Looking forward to meeting new writers, and of course I won't mind basking in the warm weather.
I'll be teaching two workshops here over President's Day weekend. Looking forward to it, and of course, the San Diego weather.
Great to see Jason Reynolds on The Daily Show. Heard him give the 2017 Charlotte Zolotow Lecture in Madison last November.
Honored to have STARS OVER CLEAR LAKE chosen as the 2018 One Book One Independence selection. They have fabulous events lined up, including an art contest and ballroom dance lessons. Looking forward to a March 26 author visit there.
I met Dean Snyder last year when he and his wife attended the publication party of Stars Over Clear Lake- my prayers go out to his family.
It is with great sadness that we share the loss of the Surf Ballroom’s beloved owner, Dean Snyder, who passed away yesterday (Saturday, Jan. 13).
The Dean Sny...der family came to the Surf during a time of great need, purchasing the Surf Ballroom in 1994. They spent countless hours and dollars restoring the historic venue back to its original splendor.
He was well known for his hard work, honesty and integrity – and could many times be seen dancing the night away with his lovely wife, Joanne, during concerts at the Surf, especially the Sunday night Big Band dances. All who met him had the utmost respect for his values, his love of family and his unwavering faith.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 16th from 4-7pm at the United Methodist Church in Clear Lake. Funeral services will be held at the church on Wednesday, January 17th at 10:30am, followed by a reception at the Surf Ballroom open to the public.
We wish you Eternal Rest, Dean – the Surf Ballroom family will miss you and your infinite smile dearly.