|Pistol Packing Mama and her crew|
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Smart Bitches has a new feature ... Locally Sourced Romance to spotlight book stores which support the romance community. My nomination is this week's feature ... Books with a Past at this link. Learn how the military feed my romance habit; comments appreciated.
March is Women's History Month at this link. Limecello at Tart Sweet called for guest posts ... and mine is published at this link. Learn more about Jackie Cochran, military aviation trailblazer, and Merline Lovelace, Air Force veteran turned Harlequin romance author, at the link; comments appreciated.
Speaking of Merline, she is the guest speaker at the SOS America Military Tribute at the Dallas Hyatt Regency:
Wake Up with the Warriors, May 14, 2015, 830 am - 945 am:
Join Kathryn Falk, Lady of Barrow, in saluting our military heroes and their families. Readers will "deploy" to a military location (themed table) hosted by authors connected to the military, including Heather Ashby, Elizabeth Boyle, Beth Ciotta, Chanel Cleeton, Emmy Curtis, Delilah Devlin, Elizabeth Essex, Lea Griffith, Sharon Hamilton, Elle James, Sabrina Jeffries, Cat Johnson, Kennedy Layne, Ophelia London, Siera London, Merline Lovelace, Sally MacKenzie, Crista McHugh, Lindsay McKenna, Angel Payne, Ella Quinn, Elle J. Rossi, Susan Stoker, Paige Tyler, Julie Ann Walker, and Kimberly Rocha/Book Obsessed Chicks. Plus an Aussie Table with Megan Bamford and a Canadian Table with Julie Rowe to appreciate our Allies!
Your mission includes tasting MREs, navigating the coin challenge, and singing the services' songs - The Army Goes Rolling Along", "Wild Blue Yonder", "Anchors Aweigh", "The Halls of Montezuma", and "Semper Paratus".
This event is open to romance readers and military families in the Dallas area. Sign up for tickets at this link. I will also have tickets available at the SOS America Promo Table in Club RT on Wednesday, May 13.
Contact Kim Lowe, firstname.lastname@example.org, to host a table or donate door prizes.
Thanks to Heather Ashby, Diana Cosby, Anne Elizabeth, Gail Hart, Lorraine Heath, Elizabeth Langston, Julie Rowe, and Susan Ann Wall for donating door prizes.
What woman in history do you admire? I admire Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (above), a trailblazer in computer science. One randomly selected commenter wins a book choice from my convention stash. Comments are open through Saturday, March 7, 10 pm in Baltimore. I'll post the winner on Sunday, March 8.
Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City
|USS Grace Hopper|
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