Make the Most of Library Conventions

I’ve attended the Texas Library Association Convention http://www.txla.org/annual-conference many times, regardless of whether or not I had a book out that year. Once I was an assistant to a National Geographic author-speaker. The year my NF library book TURKEY IN THE NEWS came out, I pitched NF books to librarians in the Enslow http://www.enslow.com booth.

U.S. Navy SEALs in San Diego

The extraordinary history of the Navy SEALs is told through over 200 archival photos and each picture is worth more than a thousand words. An amazing compilation.

U.S. Navy SEALs in San Diego
by Michael P. Wood
Book Category: History
Reviewed by: Gail Chatfield

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0738569038

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Wood, Michael P.

Fields Of War

Fields Of War is an exhaustive study of the WWII battlefields of northern France. Providing readers the experience of what actually happened.

Fields of War: Battle for Normandy
by Robert J. Mueller
Book Category: Reference
Reviewed by: Dick Geschke

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): P 0982367732

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Mueller, Robert J.

"At the Intersection of History and Fiction"

A presentation sponsored by the Beaufort County Library. I'll be talking about the problems involved in writing historical fiction, using my latest book of an example.  We'll grapple with questions about using real people in fictional settings and how an author uses factual historical details while avoiding slandering the families of those involved

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