When you read a book you love, don’t you want to know more about the author who created it? I do! That’s why I started this author interview series, so we all can learn more about the talented and hard-working writers bringing these stories to life. This week you’ll get to know a bit about … Continue reading Author Interview–Rosanne McHenry
Confessions of a Middle-Aged Runaway Award Certificate Happy Labor Day! I thought it an appropriate day to discuss the fruits of labor—or sometimes lack thereof—in the book publishing industry. Readers’ Favorite Book Awards First, the good news. I recently found out that Confessions of a Middle-Aged Runaway was a finalist in the Non-Fiction – Travel … Continue reading Book Awards and Book Sales Surprises
One of the best things about being a writer is getting to know other writers. It’s so nice to meet other authors that have had similar struggles and successes, and learn about their unique path to writing and publishing. That’s why I’m so excited to announce my new author interview series! Watch or follow my … Continue reading Author Interview–Michael Nelson
Is August really half over? I was stunned when I saw that kids are already back in school. Where did the summer go? I’ve been having a lot of fun attending Dan’s music gigs. For those that don’t know, my husband plays bass in a rock band. Cut Loose has been playing a lot of … Continue reading Audiobook–Should I?
Sarah E. Burr's Blog It was a privilege to be interviewed for Sarah E. Burr's Noteworthy blog today. Sarah is an excellent interviewer, and she had some really fun questions. You can read my interview, as well as other interesting author interviews, here. If you want to leave a comment on my Noteworthy blog interview, … Continue reading My Interview with Sarah E. Burr on Noteworthy
South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park I was thrilled and honored to be invited to do a Zoom presentation for the Wauconda Area Library in Illinois for their summer Adventuring series. It’s on July 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. If you’re interested in attending, please contact me through my website (email address … Continue reading Free Zoom Adventuring Presentation!
Hey friends in the Bay Area, I’m exhibiting at the 8th annual #BayBookFest in Berkeley, California and would love to see you there. I’ll be volunteering at the California Writers Club booth #72 on Allston Way near the food court on Sunday, May 8th from 11:00–12:30. I’ll also be selling and signing copies of my … Continue reading Bay Area Book Festival
I sometimes volunteer for the California Writers Club Mt. Diablo Chapter interviewing members about their writing for the newsletter. This time it was my turn to be interviewed. I was honored to be interviewed by author George Cramer for his blog, and you can read the interview here: https://gdcramer.com/2022/01/06/heidi-eliason-runaway-to-adventure/ Before becoming an author, George had … Continue reading My Interview on George Cramer’s Author Blog
I’m two weeks post-shoulder surgery and happy to report I’m driving! I was cleared for driving at my last medical appointment, and that does make things a bit easier for Dan, my hubby. I’m still wearing the sling, but I’m able to do more myself and I’m celebrating my progress. I was able to drive … Continue reading What Inquiring Author Minds Want To Know About Book Publishing
Trip Tales Cover I recently had the pleasure of working with Rose McHenry to edit her book, Trip Tales: From Family Camping to Life as a Ranger, which was just published. Not only was Rose a joy to work with, but her book is funny! She's a really gifted storyteller who makes you feel like … Continue reading Trip Tales