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Teaser Tuesday – “The Mida” by Lyle Ernst & Kimberly Sigafus

Man Reading Book and Sitting on Bookshelf in LibraryTeaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)

Share the title & author too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


I’ve always enjoyed carnivals and wondered about the people working at them. This book brought me into the world of one group of carnies. It was a fun read for me and I can’t wait for the next book in the series.

This quote is from The Mida by Lyle Ernst and Kimberly Sigafus:

“Not willing to take the chance of being discovered this early in the game, he raised a hand out to his side and quickly slipped sideways into nothingness. The light watched
him leave and then changed its color to yellow.”

Happy Reading!

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Writer’s Conference Coming Soon!

Mississippi River Writers is having another conference…Woot! Woot!

Their spring conference will be along the Mississippi River in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin at the AmericInn on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. Prairie du Chien is located on the border of Wisconsin and Iowa.

Writer’s conferences are so much fun for everyone in attendance. They are a great place to network with other authors and learn not only from the presenters but the other attendees. Story development and memoirs will be the focus this spring. Award winning authors Kim Sigafus McIver, Anthony Wedgeworth, and Lyle Ernst will all be presenting throughout the day. I will be there to answer any eBook and editing questions that may come up and Lori Perkins will be there from Total Printing Systems to answer questions on self-publishing.

The conference cost is $50 and it includes lunch. The registration and writing contest deadline is April 25th so get your registration in now so you have time to write that short story. Registration details are on the Mississippi River Writers website.

Besides the conference there is a lot to do in the area: Pikes Peak State Park (McGregor, IA), The Villa Louis (Prairie du Chien, WI), Effigy Mounds (Harpers Ferry, IA), and a casino boat on the Mississippi River! Prairie du Chien is along the migration route for Bald Eagles and it’s a wintering area for them so there are several really good observation areas along the river.

I hope to see you there!
Come for the conference and stay for the weekend!

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