April 21, 2018

Writer’s Path to Publishing FREE Workshop [UPDATED]

Ready to get your writing out in the world, but not sure where to start? Stumped on how to know if your writing is ready for publishing, or how to connect with an agent? Get tips directly from regional authors and publishers on writing and publishing, and network with other writers and brush up on your writing skills to get closer to your publishing goals.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Date: Saturday, February 10, 1:00pm – 7:00pm (see full schedule and details below) Location: … [Read more...]

Author Candace Simar Chosen Women Writing the West Willa Literary Award Finalist

August 25, 2016, 2018—Denver, Colorado-- Women Writing the West (WWW) recently announced the 2016 WILLA Literary Award competition Winners and Finalists, representing the best of 2015 published literature for women’s or girl’s stories set in the American West. WWW is the underwriter and annual presenter of this nationally recognized award. Chosen by professional librarians, historians and university affiliated educators, the winning authors and their books will be honored in Santa Fe, New … [Read more...]

Candace Simar Florida Book Tour

Author Candace Simar's  2016 Florida tour is underway. Candace is visiting  readers,  fans, historical sites, book clubs and several Sons of Norway groups including: Saturday 1/9/16  Estero FL Sons of Norway Wednesday 1/13/16  Tampa Bay Sons of Norway 6:30 Saturday 1/15/16  Clearwater FL  Sons of Norway Sunday 1/17/16 Sarasota FL Sons of Norway 1pm Tuesday 1/19/16  10 am AAUW Sanibel Island, Florida Candace Simar is an award winning author and poet from Pequot Lakes, … [Read more...]

Listen to a book on your next road trip

Long car trips require entertainment. I returned yesterday from a trip to South Dakota and yes, Storm Bella was involved, but I survived any highly probable winter storm accidents. Though the road took me to Sioux Falls and back, my brain took me to Tolga Township in Candace Simar's new book SHELTERBELTS. Yes, as Candace Simar's agent and publicist I of course have read Shelterbelts (North Star Press) throughout the publishing and editing process but listening to Jim Norwood, the talented … [Read more...]

Candace Simar releases fifth novel, SHELTERBELTS

Award Winning author Candace Simar, celebrates the release of Shelterbelts, her fifth historical novel, at The Franklin Arts Center on Saturday, May 16, from 1pm to 3:30 pm. There will be a short reading at 2pm. The reception is free and open to the public.  Shelterbelts is set in a tightly-knit Scandinavian farming community in Minnesota at the close of WW2.  Tia Fiskum, the old maid of Tolga Township, struggles to control the family farm after her shell-shocked brother returns from the … [Read more...]

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