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2006 Festival - October 28, 2006 - 10AM - 3PM - Held At The Collins United Methodist Church Family Life Center In Collins, Mississippi At 305 South Gardenia Avenue. LUNCHES WILL BE AVAILABLE AGAIN THIS YEAR. BUILDING OPEN AT 8:30AM FOR AUTHORS TO SETUP AND DECORATE TABLES.

 

Questions? You can e-mail Annette Hamill at ABobnett@aol.com.

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Marge Beard at bear0979@bellsouth.net

CALL 601-765-6987

 

 

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2006 Participants

SPECIAL GUEST:

JO MCDIVITT - "TODAY'S MISSISSIPPI WOMAN" 

ADDRESS: P. O. 15343, HATTIESBURG, MS 39404

PHONE: 601-466-8806

EMAIL ADDRESS: todaymswoman@comcast.net

BOOK: Color Yourself Confident 
 Heartsease Publishing
 Genre: Inspirational
ISBN: Pending

Price: $10.00

Most of this little book was written by firelight and candlelight in my 100 year old home, Heartsease Cottage in Memphis.  Hopefully, you will find laughter and your very own slice of confidence within these pages to fulfill your precious life on earth.

WALT GRAYSON - WLBT TV - JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI

BOOK: LOOKING AROUND MISSISSIPPI WITH WALT GRAYSON.  Published by Donning Press.  About 160 pages with over 250 color photographs. It sells for $45.00.
The book is a collection of stories and experiances from out on the roads and back roads while doing the MISSISSIPPI ROADS and LOOK AROUND MISSISSIPPI series for television.
Walt still has maybe less than 10 of the KATRINA dvds.  This is the last of them.  It contains the helicopter footage shot the day after Katrina hit the coast plus a visit to every community from Pearlington to Pascagoula.  They are $25.00 each.  The station has allowed the DVD to go out of print.  

Authors

1. NAME: TERESA A. LYNN
ADDRESS: 2458 LETOURNEAU ROAD , VICKSBURG, MS39180
PHONE: 601-638-7235
EMAIL ADDRESS: lynnboat@bellsouth.net


BOOK: 'TO DISMISS WITH PREJUDICE", 1st.  Book Library Publishing House, ISBN#0759651205 @ $13.50
An edge -of-the -seat thriller tells a compelling tale of sex and murder involving  everyday career women  versus the complexities of 21st century world of genetic engineering and fertility clinics.
 

2. NAME: CAROLYN ROTHERY
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 15656, Hattiesburg 39404
PHONE:601-579-8096
EMAIL ADDRESS: nnotes@aol.com
 

BOOK: "PERSONAL RECORDS: PREPARED FOR THE UNEXPECTED", Published By Notable Notes @ $39.95 , Non-Fiction, NO ISBN #
Personal Records is a notebook  guideline to, and gathering place for important details about your personal business - details that may be needed during evacuation, incapacity , or to settle  your estate.

3. NAME: LAURA EVANS

ADDRESS: 714 BOUIE ROAD, PICAYUNE, MS 39466

PHONE: 601-798-8034

EMAIL ADDRESS: sorl@bellsouth.net

BOOK: "THE REDEMPTION OF NETTIE SYKES", Published By Xlibris @ $17.00, Mainstream, Women's Genre, ISBN #1-4134-9378-5. Cover By Durscherl Holloway.

"The Redemption Of Nettie Sykes" is set in South Mississippi in the 1930's - 1980. It is a story of betryal, of endurance, and the healing and redemptive power of love.

4. NAME: T. S. DAVIS

EMAIL ADDRESS: trs715@excite.com

BOOK:  "Personal Sanity Preservation Act", Published By lulu.com, the world's fastest growing provider of print-on-demand books @ $7.50. (Also available on lulu.com, or through Google search engine.) ISBN 978-1-4116-2367-5.

"Personal Sanity Preservation Act" is a collection of modern poetry by the author. 30 pages, perfect bound, paperback.

5. NAME: GEORGE E. NICHOLAS (PEN NAME: NICHOLAS EDWARDS). 

ADDRESS: 10 NORTH SHORE COURT, HATTIESBURG, MS 39402

PHONE: 601-296-9370

EMAIL ADDRESS: snicholas7@comcast.net

BOOK: "A THOUSAND SHALL FALL", Published By Publish America @ $16.95 soft cover, War History, ISBN1-4137-1080-8. Also available on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.

"A Thousand Shall Fall" is the author's story of his first year with the First Marine Division in the Korean War. It covers the Pusan Perimeter Inchon Landing and Capture of Seoul, Invasion of North Korea, The "Finger Chosin and The Subsequent Spring 1951 Campaigns.

6. NAME: DOROTHY B. LUCAS.

ADDRESS: HATTIESBURG, MS 39402

EMAIL ADDRESS: dblllucas@yahoo.com

BOOK: "GOD'S WISDOM FOR SUCCESSFUL HAPPY LADIES", Published By Xlibris Publishing Co. @ $12.95, Religious. ISBN: 1-4134-4640X.

"God's Wisdom For Successful Happy Ladies" is a good book every lady must possess. It is a "Spirit Up Lifter" for problems that might attack lifestyles and it contains many self esteem building skills which teaches how to discover and achieve God's riches blessings.

7. NAME: HANNAH HOPKINS.

ADDRESS: 69 SHARMONT DRIVE, HATTIESBURG, MS 39402

PHONE: 601-268-7760

EMAIL ADDRESS: hannahhopkins@aol.com

BOOK: "SPEECHES FOR ANY OCCASION" @$15. ISBN: 0-9763808-0-3.Religious.

"Speeches For Any Occasion" is a Biblical based book containing speeches for church and other special occasions. There are welcoming addresses, occasion and response speeches for anniversaries, appreciations, baccalaureates, etc.

8. NAME: BILLIE COLE REMSON

ADDRESS: 48 Woodstone Drive, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402     

PHONE: 601-264-7418 OR 601-876-4091

EMAIL ADDRESS: BillieRemson@aol.com

Series of 4 Books

BOOK: A Mississippi Spring On Bluebird Hill - Word Association Publishers, Tarentum, PA, Non-Fiction, ISBN 1-59571-004-3 @ $12.95 33 Pages Soft Cover Perfect Binding, Illustrated by Kym Garraway

Bluebird Hill series gives readers of all ages a view of real life on a farm and the true nature of animals. Mama B is the guiding light of the farm as she begins to build their farm family with the adoption of the puppy Bo and quickly fills the hen house with a delightful feathered family that keeps everyone hopping. A delight for all ages.

BOOK: A Mississippi Summer On Bluebird Hill - Word Association Publishers, Tarentum, PA,Non-Fiction, ISBN 1-59571-073-6 @ $12.95 51 Pages Soft Cover Perfect Binding, Illustrated by Kym Garraway.

Summer vacation on the farm with the grandchildren. The growing turtle population threatens to spoil the fun of fishing in the pond. However will Papa Doc solve the pesky turtle problem. He has the answer, but will it work?

NEW

BOOK: Katrina and the Unforgettable Mississippi Autumn On Bluebird Hill - Word Association Publishers, Tarentum, PA, Non-Fiction, ISBN 10:1-59571-121-X and ISBN 13:978-1-5971-121-2 @ $14.95 84 Pages Soft Cover Perfect Binding; and ISBN 10:1-59571-158-9 and ISBN 13: 978-1-5971-158-8 @ $21.95 84 Pages Hard, Cover Illustrated by Kym Garraway

Mama B takes you thru an hour-by-hour account of preparation before Katrina, during Katrina and after Katrina. When the sun returns to Bluebird Hill Mama B discovers a true silver lining. It is this discovery that leads Mama B to a new endeavor and some cherished friendships. This book takes on a life of its own and gives readers an autumn experience to remember.

BOOK: A Mississippi Winter On Bluebird Hill - Word Association Publishers, Tarentum, PA,Non-Fiction, ISBN 1 -59571-044-2 @ $ 12.95 39 Pages Soft Cover Perfect Binding,Illustrated by Kym Garraway

It's Christmas on Bluebird Hill and Mama B's little grandson wants to know if animals celebrate Christmas on Bluebird Hill. Mama B doesn't know but she is determined to find out. Does she succeed? Discover the magical and delightful answer.

9. NAME: LUCY SLAGEL (WRITES AS CHARLSIE RUSSELL)

ADDRESS: 4802 Harrison Circle, Gulfport, MS 39507

PHONE: 228-864-1823

EMAIL ADDRESS: loblollywriter@aol.com

BOOK: "The Devil's Bastard", Published By Loblolly Writer's House, P. O. Box 7438, Gulfport, Ms 39507, Southern Gothic, ISBN-0976982404 @$16.00.

"The Devil's Bastard is a suspense set in 18th Century Spainish Natchez. A dangerous man haunted by a dark secret; a beautiful innocent stalked by an unknown evil; a family secret too sinister to reveal. Mystery, suspense, history and romance against the backdrop of a place that would become Mississippi.

10. NAME: KATHY CHASE YOUNG

ADDRESS: 606 BAY STREET, HATTIESBURG, MS 39401

PHONE: 601-582-0116

EMAIL ADDRESS: info@tishomingotree.com

BOOK: "THE GIFT", Published By Tishomingo Tree Press, ISBN 0-9768861-0-3. Children's Fiction. Illustrated By Pamela Pollard Finch @$16.95.

"The Gift", a hardcover book offers delightful water color illustrations and a story as rich as the chocolate cake gracing the cover. It captures the heart of family traditions passed down in the typical Southern kitchen.

11. NAME: CLEVELAND PAYNE

ADDRESS: 261 HOY ROAD, LAUREL, MS 39443

PHONE: 601-428-5171

BOOK: "THE DEFINING MOMENT", Published By Wold River Press @$20.00. Fiction.

"The Devining Moment", a hardcover book tells the story of Slim McCall, a disconnected youth who finds companionship in a fire-scarred old woman and seeks solace in school, work, adventures and escapist entertainment provided by five movie-houses in a small Mississippi town.

BOOK: "THE OAK PARK STORY," Self-Published @$20.00. History.

"The Oak Park Story", a hardcover book is a cultural history 1928-1970 (1988) is a 125 page hardback with 38 photographs that traces the inception, progress and closing of a Black Experimental High School styled after Tuskegee Instittue of Alabama. The school was a citadel of learning that was a universe of home, church and community. The book is condidered to be both a Laurel and a Mississippi classic.

BOOK: "The House On The Boulevard", Self-Published @$20.00. Fiction.

"The House On The Boulevard", a hardcover book is the continuing story of Slim McAll, the young man from Laurel, Mississippi, who came of age during the turbulent '50's and '60's in Cleveland Payne's first novel, The Defining Moment.

BOOK: "The Silver Pendant", Self-Published @ $27.00. Fiction.

"The Silver Pendant", a hardcover book is the third book in the trilogy of novels by Cleveland Payne.

12. NAME: ANNE MADDOX SANDERS

ADDRESS: 702 NORTH 7TH AVEUNE #307

PHONE: 601-649-6669

EMAIL ADDRESS: missanne@megagate.com

BOOK: "OFF THE RECORD", Published by Author House @$22.50, Hard Copy, Autobiography.

"Off The Record", is an autobiography of 45 years of the author's life as a journalist, including many unusual court trials, interviewing 6 presidents, personal experiences and much more.

13. NAME: DAVID WILLIAMSON

ADDRESS: P. O. BOX 614, HATTIESBURG, MS 39403-0614

PHONE: 601-264-5875

EMAIL: ThirdBattalionMSInf@yahoo.com

BOOK: "THE THIRD BATTALION MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY AND 45TH MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT: A CIVIL WAR HISTORY", Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers. 2005. ISBN: 0-7864-1649-1. Hard Cover (illustrated case binding). $55.00. Publisher's website www.mcfarlandpub.com.

"THE THIRD BATTALION MISSISSIPPI INFANTRY AND 45TH MISSISSIPPI REGIMENT: A CIVIL WAR HISTORY", is a military history (U. S. Civil War); Social and Family History. Super read. Thorough and accurate. I followed my great grandfather's foot steps in 1862. Awesome experience! Great study of a MS Battalion in our Civil War."

14. Name: NANCY PILGRIM GILES/MARY JANE WALKER

Address:10161 Highway 19 North, Collinsville, MS. 39325-9787

Phone: 601-986-5236

E-mail address: gilesne@netdoor.com

Book: "Judah, The Christmas Donkey", Published at this writing by CSN -Christian Service Network. Fiction.

The story begins as Mary and Joseph and Judah, the donkey, travel to Bethlehem. As they arrive at the inn, they meet the innkeeper and his son, 'Little Joseph.' What happens next changes a little boy's life.

15. NAME: STEVEN H. STUBBS

ADDRESS: 514 POPLAR AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, MS 39350

EMAIL: SHS2@NETDOOR.COM

BOOK 1: "DUTY- HONOR-VALOR," Published by Dancing Rabbit Press. $65. Non-Fiction. ISBN 1-890362-22-8.

The story of the Eleventh Mississippi Infantry Regiment.

BOOK 2: "Neshoba County at War", Published by Dancing Rabbit Press. $45. Non-Fiction. ISBN 1-893062-49-X.

The story of the men and women of Neshoba County in War World War I.

BOOK 3: "Mississippi's Giant Houseparty", Published by Dancing Rabbit Press. $45. Non-Fiction. ISBN-0-9761126-0-4.

The history of the Neshoba County Fair.

16. NAME: LARRY TAYLOR

ADDRESS: P. O. BOX 18833, HATTIESBURG, MS 39420

PHONE: 601-299-6633

EMAIL ADDRESS: ltaylor@megagate.com

BOOK: "MY BEST DAYS YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE", Published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. Fiction. $14.95 in stores. $12.95 online as an ebook at www.Mybestentertainment.com. ISBN-13: 978-0-8059-6464-6.

A murder mystery of epic proportion uncovering the brightest thoughts born in the darkest corners of the human mind. A place in which your thoughts are truly your own not to be discovered, discussed or arued by anyone other than you.

17. NAME: ROBERT LITTLE

ADDRESS: P.O. Box 21304, Jackson, MS 39289

TELEPHONE: 601-968-9052

EMAIL ADDRESS: solut2000(a).aol.com

BOOKS:

Children's Picture Books

1. What CAN I Be?, ISBN 0-970-18633-9, Retail Price $15.95, Reading Level 4.6

Jamaal, an 11 -year-old boy, learns, with the help of Mr. Cleo, a custodial worker at his school, to use his current circumstances as motivation to succeed, not to fail.

2. Jamaal's LUCKY Day!, ISBN 0-9018634-7, Retail Price $15.95, Reading Level 3.4

Jamaal has to make a tough decision whether to keep money that he's found or return it to its rightful owner. From this experience, Jamaal, learns responsibility, courage, caring and honesty.

3. Grandma's Biscuits, ISBN 0-97018655-5, Retail Price $15.95, Reading Level 2.3

This beginning reader, rhyming children's is about the fondness of a little boy for his grandma's biscuits. More importantly, it about the love and bond between a grandmother and grandson.

4. FUN DAY in Mrs. Walker's Class, ISBN 0-97018636-3, Retail Price $15.95,

Reading Level 4.4

Mrs. Walker uses games and competitions to teach her class the importance of acceptance, talents, teamwork and believing in one another. More importantly, they all learn what teamwork really means.

Self-Help Book

5. SPOKEN SUCCESS Understanding the Art of Public Speaking, ISBN 0-97018632-0, Retail Price $14.95,

This book is packed with personal stories and common-sense approaches that have been specifically designed to give readers the skills and confidence they need to prepare and deliver powerful speeches.

All books are published by RELDE Publishing, LLC

18. Name: JERUSHA BOSARGE

Address: 7958 Joshua Tree Lane, Jacksonville, FL 32256

Phone number: (904) 928-9811

E-mail address: jbosarge@bellsouth.net

BOOK: Inventing Ott: The Legacy of Arthur C. Guyton

Publisher: Quail Ridge Press

Genre: Biography

ISBN: 1-893062-78-3

Price: $10.95

Inventing Ott is a photo biography of scientist Arthur Guyton: a strong-willed Mississippi boy who grew up to become a famous author, scientist, medical doctor, soldier, inventor, survivor of paralytic polio, and father often doctors using skills that he developed as a child.

19. Name: MARY A. ROGERS

Address: 213 Lake Harbor Road, Brandon, MS 39047

Phone Number: 601-829-1780

E-mail Address: rogers213@bellsouth.net

 

Book: "Don't That Beat All - Growing Up On Pistol Avenue

Publisher: CrossCreek Books (2005)

Cost: $20

Genre: Short Stories with Photos - Hard Cover

ISBN #: 0-9772237-0-1

 

From mad dogs to boiler room explosions, the author captures the flavor of her depression-era childhood while growing up on Pistol Avenue in a small Mississippi town...Entertaining true stories.

20. Name: GOMER J. POUND

ADDRESS: 1004 N. 31ST Ave., Hattiesburg, MS 39401

PHONE: 601-268-7971

E-MAIL ADDRESS: gpoundsr@megagate.com

Book: THE GREAT PENDULUM

Publisher: Infinity

Cost: $15.95

Genre: Fiction

ISBN 0-7414-2124-0

 

 

Description: Professor Cooper's "pendulum principle" of history gets him involved with a political party and the consequences of a love affair with the wife of one of the party's powerful figures.

 

21. NAME: PEGGY WILLIAMSON

ADDRESS: 868 PROGRESS ROAD, MCLAIN, MS. 39456

E-MAIL ADDRESS: pegcw@bellsouth.net

 

 

BOOKS:

1. BETH'S JOURNEY. Published by Word Association @ $9.95. ISBN - I-59571-093-0.

Beth's Journey is a tale of courage and strength of the human spirit. In a writing style that is clean, simple, and beautifully authentic, writer Peggy Williamson's narrator is Beth herself. Beth, a seventeen year old girl who came of age on the family homestead in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, loses both parents by the time she is seventeen years old. Orphaned, she and her sixteen year old brother, Newitt, decide to join a wagon train heading for Oregon in the hope of joining their uncle who had settled there earlier. Beth and Newitt, who were taught well by their parents, are up to the challenges of the rugged trail westward. And Williamson provides readers with well-researched and vividly depicted details of the rigors and dangers faced by pioneers who traversed the continent. Heat, storms, exhaustion, and illness plague the travelers but it is a brutal Indian attack that ultimately tests Beth to the limits of her endurance, Beth's Journey is a fresh look at our American experience and a tribute to our heritage.

2. WHO WAS FIRST. Published by Hot Chocolate Books (Division of Word Association Publishers) @ $13.95. ISBN - 978-1-59571-155-7.

It is a delightful story for young children about a group of critters living at Peaceful Lake in the land of make believe. The author intergrates informative and educational science material into an enchanting story for children to enjoy about the beaver building the lake.

22. NAME: HAMILL, ANNETTE

ADDRESS: P. O. BOX 1713, COLLINS, MS 39428

PHONE: 601-765-4329

EMAIL ADDRESS: abobnett@aol.com

BOOKS:

1. MISSISSIPPI COLORING BOOK - Published by Hamill Publishing Company @$3.00. Educational.

A fun way to teach children about our great state of Mississippi. Makes a wonderful Christmas gift.

2. IDEALS FROM A TEACHER'S NOTEBOOK - Published by Hamill Publishing Company @ $6.00.

Classroom tested ideas for young children. Hands on activities, songs and bulletin board ideas. A must have for new teachers.

23. NAME: ANNE L. WEBSTER

ADDRESS: 214 PARKS ROAD, JACKSON, MS 39212

PHONE: 601-576-6880

EMAIL: awebster@mdah.state.ms.us

BOOK: "TRACING YOUR MISSISSIPPI ANCESTORS", University Press of Mississippi @$18.00. ISBN - 087805-698-X. Paperback. Hardcover @ $25.00. ISBN - 087805-697-1.

An essential "how to" guide for researching your roots in the Magnolia State. The most extensive collection of geneological resources for locating Mississippi ancestors is found at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History; thus the holdings of the department are the focus of this book.

24. NAME: HAROLD W. WEBSTER

ADDRESS: 214 PARKS ROAD, JACKSON, MS 39212

PHONE: 601-576-6880

EMAIL: awebster@mdah.state.ms.us

BOOK: "COMPLETE VENISON COOKBOOK", Quail Ridge Press @ $20. ISBN - 0937552704.

From the shot to the supper table, Webster covers it all. The overriding fact is stated in the first line of the introduction. "Venison does not have to taste bad." Webster covers from processing your venison to over 700 recipes, including marinades, sauces, side dishes and taniappe.

25. NAME: CAROLYN SHOCKEY

ADDRESS: 73 JERVIS MIMS ROAD, HATTIESBURG, MS 39401

PHONE: 601-544-2494

EMAIL: faithful@toast.net

BOOKS:

1. "A View Inside: Prison What It Is Really Like", Infinity Publishing @ $11.95. Non Fiction - Sociology. ISBN 0-7414-3414-8.

The account of what it is like in prison and the author's observations of how the system fails the prisoners and society. States are not served by reducing prison populations, and are not motivated for the good of inmates.

2. "A Journey In The Light:, Univserse @ $9.95. Non Fiction. ISBN 0595-23457-6.

This is a biography that emphasises the power of forgiveness and suggests ways to break dysfunctional cycles in families today.

26. NAME: JUDY H. TUCKER AND LOTTIE BOGGAN

ADDRESS: 6116 WINDY PLACE, JACKSON, MS 39211.

PHONE: 601-956-4307

EMAIL: otucker3@jam.rr.com

1. "From The Sleeping Porch," Queenshill Press @ $15. ISBN 0-9786628-5-7.

2. "Come Up Churning". Memoir

3. Christmas in the South", Anthology. ISBN 1-56512-448-0.

An anthology of short fiction by members of the Red Dog Writers, a writers' group from Jackson, Ms.

 

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