November 18, 2017
Update

Update

Mike will participate in a Texas Indie Authors reading at Fort Worth Restaurant of the Mind on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. FWROTM is a new bookstore located at 524 S. Saginaw Blvd, in Saginaw, Texas. Other Texas Indie authors in the program are Russell Connor and Bret McCormick. Mike will show his book trailers, read from his books, sign his books, and discuss books with attendees. Join us at this great new literary venue. ...
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I have issued my children’s book, Space Cat, in an enlarged 2nd edition in both print and ebook versions. Space Cat has been expanded from 59 pages to 75 pages. Most of the new pages are NASA images of the planets and moons of the solar system. Space Cat is a perfect gift for your children and grandchildren who have an interest in science and space, or who just enjoy a good adventure story. You can purchase Space Cat here at my website and have it signed. Or you can click this blue link to purchase it from Amazon http://bit.ly/SpaceCatPaper and receive the Kindle ebook version free. ...
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My children’s book, Space Cat, is now available from Audible as an audio book. Here’s the link to the audio title: http://bit.ly/SpaceCatAudio. The narrator is Barry Parrish who has a wonderful voice that kids will love listening to for this exciting and educational story. ...
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I’ll be the featured poet at the Hot Poets’ Jazz Poetry Fest in Waco on Saturday, August 5. Check out the Hot Poets Facebook page for details and plan to join us for some great jazz poetry and music. ...
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Mike will present his creativity seminar at the Last Word Book Store on June 4, at 3:00  pm, for attendees at the Support Your Local Author program. It’s free for anyone to attend, so if you are a writer needing a creativity boost, or anyone who would like to be more creative, please join us for a fun, informative program. ...
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Mike will do a talk on The Nature of Nature Poetry to the monthly meeting of the Poetry Society of Texas on Saturday, May 13, at 2:30 pm at the Preston Royal Branch of the Dallas Public Library. Did you know that there was no real nature poetry until about 1800? Attend Mike’s talk and find out why. A power point of images related to nature poetry will accompany Mike’s talk. ...
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Mike will participate in the Fort Worth Word Fest, April 8, at Tarrant County Community College North East Campus. He will man a table for the Texas Indie Authors Alliance. Attendance is free. There will be lots of free programs for writers. We are expecting about 400 to attend. If you are a reader or an author in the North Texas area, plan to stop by and say hello. We will have lots of great books at discount prices and we are recruiting for our authors group. ...
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Mike now has a workshop available to teach authors how to create free video trailers for their books. The workshop lasts about an hour and takes the participants step by step thru the process of creating a video trailer for a book. Mike’s PowerPoint presentation shows you exactly what to do and participants will have access to the PowerPoint from their own computers after the workshop. To see the videos Mike created for his books, go to the Publications Tab on this website and scroll down to the videos. To schedule this workshop for your group contact Mike at librmike@gmail.com. ...
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My newest book, Space Cat, is a children’s book for kids 8 and up. I think adults will enjoy reading it also. Space Cat is an exciting adventure story, but also an educational book about our solar system. It has 25 color illustrations by artist J. Darrell Kirkley. Here’s a link to it’s sales page on Create Space: http://bit.ly/2kSpaceCat  or you can purchase a signed copy from this website at a savings. Here’s a link to the YouTube video trailer for Space Cat I think you’ll enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqarpGhdCGU.  ...
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I’ll be reading from and signing my books at Haltom City Public Library this Saturday, March 11, from 10:30 to 3:00 as part of a Texas Indie Authors Alliance program. Come join us for readings, book trailer showings, prize give-aways, and some surprise fun activities. Other authors there include Marilyn Komechak, Michael Price, and Steve Sanders. ...
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