Category Archives: Uncategorized

White Sugar, Brown Sugar – Audio Versions

December 11, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

Last year I recorded White Sugar, Brown Sugar, and produced it on CDs and also on Amazon’s Audible. I did not like the quality of the production, so this year I completely rerecorded it.The new CDs are ready. I have not yet placed them on Amazon, but I have them. I’ve also just given the […]

Miami Book Fair 2015

November 15, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

Today was the opening ceremony of the Miami Book Fair 2015. The weather hasn’t been great. Windy like last year, but at least the rain stopped today. They moved the opening barbecue and welcome into a covered area. Events began in the afternoon, followed by the free meal, and then Patty Smith, who has a […]

“Heroin in the Heartland” a @60Minutes Segment

November 1, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

From time to time, we see a news story about how heroin is pervasive in a segment of society that the public wouldn’t expect. The stories talk about the fact that in former years, people believed heroin was a drug abused by the poor, by blacks, by anybody other than well-to-do or at least upper-middle-class […]

Friends of the Daytona Beach Library Wins State Award

June 4, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

The “Connecting with the Community” series, created and coordinated by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library, has won the Florida Library Association’s 2015 Friends, Foundations and Boards Award for Outstanding Program. The series of social and cultural presentations, which began in November 2013 and culminated with a tribute to Dr. Jimmy Huger on April […]

Eden Crane, @edencranedesign, a Book Designer with great talent

May 30, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

I mentioned in a previous blog that I had met author Julia Crane, and I talked about her books.  I mentioned in the blog that Eden Crane designs Julia’s books and other marketing materials, and that I was impressed with Eden’s work.  Eden Crane deserves her own post.  She even makes the banner pages for Facebook. I […]

Julia Crane, young adult author at #BEA15

May 29, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

I met author Julia Crane at Book Expo America #BEA15, the author of a number of young adult books. I’ve read some of her work, and although I’m not the audience, I found her writing bright and uplifting. I learned about her prior books and series, and her latest. I told her about The Chiles […]

Don Tate, Author signs books at #BEA15

May 29, 2015 | Uncategorized | Permalink

I met Don Tate at Book Expo America ‪#‎bea15‬. He wrote The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Poet, along with many other historical stories for young people. Being very gracious, he signed one copy for young author Imon Neveah and another for The Chiles Academy. Don Tate writes important stories for young people. The blurb […]