Friday, 11 November 2011

Wartime memories, ghost walks, hangings, paranormal detectives, past lives, poetry, quantum theory of the Coventry Ring Road - just for a start!

No, no, folks - I'm honestly not trying to score hits on Google. The above is an accurate description of just some of the contents of Coventry Tales - the anthology produced by the Coventry Writers' Group, which has now hit Kindle with a bang.

And this coming Saturday, 12th Nov, you have your chance to meet the authors, purchase a signed copy of the paperback edition, claim your free Coventry Tales pen and hear various authors speak about their writerly joys and angst.

Click here for Coventry Tales on Amazon - in paperback or Kindle form.

And click here for the Coventry Tales clip 'Inspired by You' on YouTube!

It's all in Waterstones, Smithford Way, Coventry City Centre, this coming Saturday (12th Nov) from 10:30am until about 12:30pm. And let me tell you, Waterstones are great hosts for events like these. When I did my signing there for Coping with Chloe back in May, they were wonderful - I was well supplied with coffee throughout and there was lots of traffic through the store.

On Saturday, with half a dozen authors present or even more, there should be a real buzz. And if anyone local is interested in joining the Coventry Writers' group, there'll be information on hand and lots of folk to make you feel welcome.

The book - well, whatever your interests, there should be something there for you. Every piece was inspired by our wonderful city in some way. There is fun, humour, thought-provoking stuff written by young and (relatively) old. The book has been professionally produced and copy-edited (I'll be personally answerable for any typos that have crept in) - and the heartfelt thanks of the Coventry Writers' group go to Mike Boxwell of Greenstream Publishing, who took the initiative, whipped us into line and made actual a project we'd been talking about for years.

So, many thanks Mike and everyone else who contributed - and hope to see Waterstones thronging on Saturday. (By the way - if you know any exiled Coventrians - this would be the perfect Christmas gift for them.)

Click here for Coventry Tales on Amazon - in paperback or Kindle form.


Ann Evans said...

It's a great read whether you're a Coventry Kid or not. Hope to see you at the launch tomorrow Rosalie - and Thursday at the launch party.

Patsy said...

Hope the book signing even is busy and lots of fun.

Rosalie Warren said...

Thank you, Ann and Patsy. I will do my best to put in an appearance at the launch tomorrow - just hope my back behaves.

Sue Barrow said...

How enterprising of you all! I have to confess that with such a dearth of childrens writers in S Wales I'm not a little envious of your flourishing group. I'm sure the book will be a well used resource for schools too.

Rosalie Warren said...

Thanks, Sue. Yes, it's a lovely group. Wish you weren't so far away and could join us!

I popped in to the signing today for a while and it was going great - lots of people, lots of interest, lots of sales. I had to leave early because of my bad back, but thoroughly enjoyed chatting to everyone who came along. Big thanks to Waterstones for hosting our event.