Daily Archives: August 11, 2012

Joyce Aros Author- THE COCHISE COUNTY COWBOYS Who were these men?

THE COCHISE COUNTY COWBOYS who were these men?

written and illustrated by Joyce Aros

McLaury Brothers, Billy Claiborne, Billy Clanton, Phin Clanton, Old Man Clanton, Ike Clanton, Sherm McMasters, Frank Frink, Pete Spence, and Curly Bill.

Joyce Aros combines her considerable artistic skill with careful research plus a fair amount of intuition, thus giving us a new and refreshing look at a variety of Cochise County “cowboy” characters associated with stories about Southern Arizona and the Earps.

Copies available from the author and the publisher

Published by Goose Flats Publishing P.O. Box 813 Tombstone, Arizona 85638
(520) 457-3864 http://www.gooseflats.com/aros

We live in the twenty first century with all its complexities. How could we ever grasp what life was like for the people of Tombstone in the newly established territory of Arizona? We think we can but we really can’t.

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Zach Montgomery Author- THE ROSWELL CONNECTION

THE ROSWELL CONNECTION

by Zach Montgomery

“A fun and interesting read, with some unexpected twists on the traditional ‘Roswell Incident.”- Mike an Tama White Book Cover, done by Mike & Tama White from Ghost River Images.

eBook available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada and various other places around the world.

You simply go to the Amazon or Barnes & Noble websites, download their “FREE” Kindle or Nook eBook software to your laptop or desktop computer, search for my book titled “The Roswell Connection” and purchase it for only $7.99 and the book is downloaded onto your computer or laptop for you to read at your leisure.

zachmontgomery@att.net

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Sustainable Tucson- August Film Festival August 12th and 13th, 2012

Sustainable Tucson- August Film Festival August 12th and 13th, 2012

at Joel D. Valdez Main Downtown Library, Large Lower Level Meeting Room,
101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St)

Sustainable Tucson will show 5 top-rated sustainability films
covering critical sustainability topics:

* The U.S. financial crisis erupted in 2008 and still looms on the horizon.
* Resource depletion including non-renewable fossil fuels and clean water threatens further economic growth.
* Global warming and climate change threaten most life-forms including people and future food.
* Social disruption following economic dislocation and government contraction can threaten our capacity to solve-problems and build a more sustainable culture.
* Many solutions are being identified but most require abandoning “business as usual.”

Sunday, August 12th.

1) 11th Hour 1:00 – 2:30pm, is a comprehensive presentation of the sustainability crisis and a pathway out of our predicament. Many sustainability leaders are interviewed including Wes Jackson, Paul Hawken, David Suzuki, Kenny Ausubel, David Orr, Janine Benyus,, Stuart Pimm, Richard Heinberg, Paolo Soleri, Thom Hartmann, Lester Brown, James Hillman, Joseph Tainter, James Woolsey, Stephen Schneider, Stephen Hawking, Sandra Postel, Bill McKibbon, James Hansen, Dr. Andy Weil, Ray Anderson, Andy Lipkis, Tom Linzey, Herman Daly, Peter Warshall, Jerry Mander, Mikhail Gorbachev, Bruce Mau, William McDonough, John Todd, and Gloria Flora among others.

2) Inside Job 2:30 – 4:15pm, is an award-winning documentary describing the financial crisis which erupted in 2008 and continues to play out today as the global economy is beginning to contract. Financial experts help tell the story of how the largest financial bubble in history grew and finally burst. These include Simon Johnson, George Soros, Satyajit Das, Paul Volker, Nouriel Roubini, U. S. Rep. Barney Frank, Kenneth Rogoff, Raghuram Rajan, Martin Wolf, Christine Lagarde, and among others.

3) Power of Community 4:15 – 5:00pm, is a special film describing how the island nation of Cuba became more self- sufficient and resilient after the food and energy subsidies ended from the Soviet Union which collapsed in 1991.

Monday, August 13th,

1) Taken For A Ride 5:00 – 6:00pm, is a documentary about how the many electric street car systems in U.S towns and cities were intentionally scrapped by a group of automobile-related corporations. The result is that the U.S. is the only industrial country in the world without electric rail systems within and between most cities.

2) Blind Spot 6:15 – 7:45pm, is a comprehensive presentation of the sustainability crisis and the need to find a pathway out of our predicament. Many sustainability leaders are interviewed including Richard Heinberg, Lester Brown, U. S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, Albert Bartlett, Joseph Tainter, David Pimental, Terry Tamminen, Bill McKibben, James Hansen, David Korten, Derrick Jensen, and William R. Catton, Jr. among others.

Join us for viewing five great sustainability films Sunday and Monday!

Doors open at 1:00 pm on Sunday, August 12th.
Doors open at 4:45 pm on Monday, August 13th.

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Barbara McNichol- Strengthen EVERYTHING You Write Workshops in Denver Area & Tucson & Good Writing Demands Correct Punctuation

Barbara McNichol- Strengthen EVERYTHING You Write Workshops in Denver Area & Tucson

Good Writing Demands Correct Punctuation
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How frequently do you see messed-up messages because the
punctuation doesn’t work? Often it happens due to not knowing
what’s right.

My Strengthen EVERYTHING You Write Workshop features a
comprehensive—yet easy to follow—handout on what punctuation to
use when.

Would you like to have this handy reference at your fingertips?
Send an email request with Punctuation Handout in the subject
line.

Consider it my homage to National Punctuation Day, coming up
September 24, 2012
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Latest on Nonfictionbookeditor.com
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Calling Colorado Writers: Strengthen EVERYTHING You Write at
September 6 Workshop
What to Do If You Say — and Write — the Wrong Words
Strengthen EVERYTHING You Write – Workshop in Tucson
6 Ways of BE-ing to Better Your Writing
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Writing Skills Workshop Coming to Denver Area Sept. 6, 2012
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This month and next, I’m rolling out 3 live sessions of my
skill-building workshop for writers, including two in Tucson and
one in Colorado. You’re invited—tell your friends, too!
Dates in Tucson: One 3-hour morning session on Friday, August 17,
or two 1.5-hour Tuesday evening sessions on August 14 and 21.

Date in Denver area: 8:30 am to 11:30 am on Thursday, September 6
at DeVry Colle ge in Westminster. Sponsored by Avante Leadership.

Yes, join me in a fun, hands-on learning experience for improving
EVERYTHING you write—from business letters to sensitive emails to
blog posts, articles, ebooks, and other written communications.

You’ll apply proven editing techniques to your own work as you
learn to:
write a strong, persuasive message devoid of clutter
add “muscle” to your words without the “fluff”
plan and revise your work with speed and confidence
avoid wording mistakes that affect your credibility—and your
reputation
Plus, you’ll get acquainted with 10 Top Techniques—all guaranteed
to add power to your pen and polish to your product. Come with
your pencil sharpened to capture essential skills you’ll use
forever.

Please read the flyer for full details. Registration is easy; just
complete the form at Avante Leadership. (www.avanteleadership.com)
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Writing Quotations from the Famous
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“The measure of artistic merit is the length to which a writer is
willing to go in following his own compulsions.” – John Updike

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have
the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The
worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath

“Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a
letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry.
Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise,
the muscles seize up.” – Jane Yolen

These com e from a rich resource, Quote of the Day, that focuses
on literary folk and their words of wisdom. Quote of the Day is
created by my colleague William Greenleaf of Greenleaf Literary
Services. I urge you to sign up for his blog feed and receive
them often. Always inspiring!

Please email me your favorite quotations about writing, words, and
books.
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Bravo Corner – Collaboration Plus!
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This Bravo Corner applauds my ultra-creative presentation partner
Andrea Beaulieu for a job well done at a recent conference in
Sedona, Arizona. It was my great pleasure to collaborate with her
on our creation: “Get Your Story Straight: How to Tell Your Story
Powerfully from the Stage and from the Page.” Attendees came
away with skills for turning ideas into action. Said one
participant, “This was the best breakout I attended at the
conference! Great work!”

Then, with our session complete, we couldn’t resist—we had to
explore the vortex at Bell Rock, a beautiful Sedona landmark.

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