Craig briefs: Publishing workshop is April 11

Have you always wanted to write and publish your own book - a novel, collection of short stories, memoir, or photo book?

Join Carole London, from Lifetime Chronicle Press of Montrose, for a special publishing workshop from 2 to 5 p.m. April 11 at Downtown Books, 543 Yampa Ave.

London has worked in the publishing industry for more than seven years and will share everything she knows about the publishing process and options available to writers who wish to publish their own books.

Local books published by Lifetime Chronicle Press include "Tales of the Old West" by C.H. Stoddard and "Last Ranch in Hell's Canyon" by Queeda Mantle.

Call 824-5343 to make a reservation. The event is free and open to the public.

SHARE registration to be held today, Thursday

There has been a change of day for SHARE Craig registration day. It will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at in the community room at Sunset Meadows II, and 11 a.m. in the conference room at Sunset Meadows I.

Registration also will take place from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m. today at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St.

For more information, call Karen Gibson at 824-7939.

Author to sign books at museum Monday

The Museum of Northwest Colorado invites the public to a book signing from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the museum.

"D.C. Oakes, Family, Friends & Foe" by LaVonne J. Perkins is a "comprehensive, well researched book about the life of D.C. Oakes," according to a museum news release.

The book began when the author was rummaging around a flea market and found a small book, "Compositions Emma Oakes." In trying to learn who Emma was, she became intrigued with Emma's father, D.C., who was, among other things, involved with forming the Colorado territory.

For more information, call 824-6360.

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