Stories tagged with: Author

April 12, 2016 - 2:45pm
11 weeks 1 day ago

If you are looking to hone your writing skills or even publish a book,  a local organization is hosting a workshop to help you do just that.

The Ohio Arts Council and Appalachian Hills of Ohio Territory (AHOOT) is sponsoring a free workshop in Somerset. This Saturday at the Someset Library Annex. Columbus Publishing Lab CEO Brad Pauquette will conduct a publishing and marketing workshop for all authors.

"It will be a free program for writers along the winding road. A...

September 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

A nationally known New York Times best selling author and medical doctor visited Zanesville on Thursday.

Dr. Michael Palmer is the author of 19 suspense novels that feature medical and political themes. He's also the Associate Director of the Massachusetts Physician's Health Group, where he helps doctors recover from drug dependency and mental and physical illnesses.

"I am in Zanesville because a friend of mine Dr.Whitacre invited me to come and talk to the medical people in...

March 21, 2010 - 5:53pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

He's an accountant from Indianapolis who decided to go a little out of his comfort zone and write a book.

Mike Bowman grew up in Zanesville and used to hike through the Appalachian Mountains with his father. Their trips lasted about 10 years, spanned 11 hundred miles, and took the two men through parts of North Carolina, Virginia, and New Hampshire.

Bowman kept small journals of their trips and used those as a framework for the book, titled "Meeting Mr. Ed."


January 6, 2010 - 6:57pm
6 years 25 weeks ago

One Ohio University-Zanesville Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology is asking for the public's help.

He's writing a book that explores a certain "southern" culture.

"I started out exploring rodeo athletes response to injury. It's a little bit different from the average person. Rodeo athletes have conditioned themselves to work through extreme injuries, even broken bones. They still plan to go to work the next day like any other day, " says Dr. Jim...

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