Author Archives: Marian Allen

Message For Spommenters

What is a spommenter? That’s a word I just invented for people who spam the comments of a blog. So here’s the message: Dear Spommenter, If you try to leave a spomment that says, “it was a real fine write-up. … Continue reading

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Postcard From That Book Place

Hello to all readers who came to see us at That Book Place in Madison, Indiana on Saturday! Thanks for stopping in and making the time fly. Somehow, we ended up taking more cars than we had drivers. Well, no, … Continue reading

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Here We Are!

We’re here at That Book Place in Madison today, selling and signing books. Or signing and selling books. We ain’t pertikler. I would upload pictures as I take them, but I’m hijacking fellow member Samantha Lopez’ computer, and I don’t … Continue reading

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We Make It To Madison

Yesterday we took a pleasant road trip to Madison to deliver lots of books for our signing scheduled for January 15. I drove, and T. Lee, Marian and Samantha rode along. Frank, the owner, made a list of every book, … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never

Our rotten, lazy, no-good slacker webmaster (I am the webmaster) forgot to post this report on this SIW appearance. Here it is, with sincere apologies from the RLNGSW. MA ~~~~~~~~~~~~ On Sunday, Nov. 1, SIW was invited to the Old … Continue reading

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Worth Waiting For?

Our incredibly lazy Webmaster finally updated our Calendar (I am our Webmaster). We’re still wide open for December, but otherwise pretty full. Meetings have been productive. Carl finished his book and is doing the final polishing. Joanna is closing in … Continue reading

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Halloween on the Square

We put up our display in front of Magadalena’s Cafe on the Square, as arranged. Yes, it was chilly, but not too bad. We sold and signed books, passed out our brochures, enjoyed watching people, and schmoozed with anybody who … Continue reading

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Hawksview Gig

The Southern Indiana Writers invaded Kentucky this past weekend. We set up headquarters at the Hawksview Gallery and Cafe, a fabulous showcase for local artists, an art glass factory and a restaurant featuring above-the-ordinary but reasonably priced food. They are … Continue reading

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Happenings–Then and Now

On the evenings of October 2 and 3, members of SIW participated in Corydon’s Unsavory Past, a recreation of hair-raising happenings unearthed and compiled by C.M. Keasling of the Hoosier Elm Chapter of the DAR. We used her compilations as … Continue reading

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We Are All About Field Trips!

In belated honor of the publication of member Joanna Foreman’s book, GHOSTS OF INTERSTATE 65, we met at a restaurant and chowed down. We actually got some conversation and business taken care of, although the noise level and multiple large-screen … Continue reading

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