Book notes, Aug. 7, 2016

Writing group planning workshop

The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers will offer the workshop titled “Taking Control of Your Career” from 9:15 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Business Incubator, 2591 Legacy Way.

The presenters will be Lisa Manifold, recipient of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ 2016 Independent Writer of the Year award, and Nathan Lowell, who has written 11 novels and other stories.

For information or to register, go to

Bookstore hosts archeologist, author


Curtis Martin, author of “Ephemeral Bounty: Wickiups, Trade Goods, and the Final Years of the Autonomous Ute,” will sign copies of his book from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.

Martin is a research archaeologist for the Grand River Institute and Dominguez Archaeological Research Group and the lead investigator for the Colorado Wickiup Project. “Ephemeral Bounty” is the result of his archeological research.

Authors talk about plot development


Authors Judy Blevins and Carroll Multz will be featured at the next Off the Shelf Author Series event at Crystal Books and Gifts.

The event will be from 6–7 p.m. Thursday at the store at 439 Main St.

Blevins is the author of “The Legacy,” “Double Jeopardy” and “The Swan Song.” Multz is the author of “The Devil’s Scribe,” “Chameleon,” “Shades of Innocence,” “Deadly Deception” and others.

Blevins and Multz co-authored the new thriller “Rogue Justice” and a young adult novel, “Operation Cat Tale.” The duo will discuss the “development of a believable plot/story line,” according to a news release.

Seating for this event is limited. For information about this Off the Shelf event, go to or call 242-5181.


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