History Press seeks author for U.P. true crime book

From Greg Dumais <greg.dumais@historypress.net> My name is Greg Dumais and I work as the Commissioning Editor for the state of Michigan at the History Press in Charleston, SC.  I’m very interested in commissioning a book about the Murders in the Upper Peninsula’s History for publication in our Murder & Mayhem Series. Our M&M Series…

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Ann McGlothlin Weller on The Value of Good Editing

  The Value of Good Editing  Three C’s—and a couple more, by Ann McGlothlin Weller Who’s on first?  The reader, always, always, always. The goal of the writer and the editor is to develop a product (book, article, blog) that someone—a lot of someones, preferably—wants to read.  That’s the bottom…

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The U.P. In Story: Honoring Fred Rydholm

“The U.P. In Story” The Upper Peninsula has long been a place of fascination for authors, songwriters and storytellers. From Henry Schoolcraft to Ernest Hemingway to Jim Harrison, the landscape and people of the U.P. have been provided a seemingly endless source of written material. It is these words that…

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Snowbound Books in Marquette, Michigan under new ownership!

Hi Everyone, In case any of you don’t know yet, Snowbound Books in Marquette is changing hands. Longtime owner, Ray Nurmi, has sold the store to longtime employee Dana Schultz. There will be a party at Snowbound this Saturday, April 20 from 3-6pm for everyone who wants to come celebrate, congratulate Ray on…

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First Annual Upper Peninsula Nature Writing Contest

North Country Publishing of Skandia and Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore of Munising, announce the First Annual Nature Writing Contest. Entrants must be current permanent Upper Peninsula residents. Contest guidelines will be advertised in the April and May issues of the Marquette Monthly and in the Munising News on the first…

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