AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Rita Hestand, iMarty Young, iAaron Cole, iMr. Ed, iDonald Beaulieu, iVaughn Aiken, iMyra Darwish, i

  Home > Science Fiction > News
 

William F. Rayer

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 13 Titles
· 23 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

William F. Rayer, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Featured Book
Masters of the Hunt
by Hugh McCracken

Now fullly trained for grim medieval warfare and in their mid-teens the small bamd of once-reluctant time travellers journey back to 13th Century Scotland where age-old f..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Share Save       


Visit to Library of Congress
Thursday, October 07, 2010  12:47:00 PM

by William F. Rayer



Science Fiction
Traveling to DC to the Library of Congress.

My wife and I are traveling to Washjington D.C. next week to visit the Library of Congress (among other sights.) We plan to locate my book that is on a shelf in the Library of Congress. We are excited about the trip.

So we go to the Library of Congress. First, WOW. Then we look for my book. Had to get a reader's card (FREE). Walked through the tunnels of the Library of Congress (down in the cellar - reminded us of Natioanal Treasure, the movie.) Got the reader card but couldn't locate the book. We were sent to the copyright office of the LOB to get help. That was on the fourth floor of the Madison Building (Library of Congress has three buildings: Jefferson, Madison, Adams.) Found the book. It is stored at Landover, MD. It is registered with the Library of Congress - 2 books and a $40 fee when my book published. It's there for copyright protection. I guess it was available for a year and then it goes with the thousands of other books to Landover for storage and copyright protection.

I thought other writers would be interested in this information. It was not explained to me by my publisher. It was exciting, though, seeing the inner workings of the Library of Congress. We even saw a golf cart pulling a train of law books (12 tall wooden boxes labled law books.)

If you ever go to DC even if not as an author, the Library of Congress is a must to see. It's a beautiful building with wonderful architecture and art. Add it to your DC itinerary.

 


 More News about William F. Rayer
Columbia Station Arts and Authors Show - 6/16/2010 4:55:00 AM

Radio Show - 4/28/2010 9:39:00 AM

The Cleveland Flute Society - 4/19/2010 4:38:00 AM

Cleveland Orchestra Members Perform - 4/19/2010 4:32:00 AM

First Year sales - 2/2/2010 11:13:00 AM

The Legacy of Pnomos - 7/23/2009 8:04:00 AM

Amherst Street Fair/Book Signing - 7/18/2009 6:58:00 AM

Novel 2 started - 7/15/2009 5:09:00 PM

Amazon.com Sells The Reach Beyond Tomorrow - 7/2/2009 5:27:00 AM



Featured Book
Annointed
by S D

My new 'Single' is out and available for purchase..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Dancing Toward the Light . . .the journey continues
by Janet Caldwell

Poetry and prose on the life and journey of Janet P. Caldwell, American Poet, Internationally known . . .xo..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.