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Newsletter Dated: 5/21/2001 4:09:48 PM
Subject: Jo's May News
Welcome to this month's edition of my Newsletter. First, I want to thank you signing up for this great newsletter. You lucky person, you get to be the first to know all the new stuff!
Here's what's in this newsletter:
SCIENCE TIDBIT (For the discerning, "Inquiring minds want to know" little gremlin inside of all of us)
WORDBEAMS SPECIAL SALE
Good news, my book, "Sound The Ram's Horn" has just been released from Crossroadspub.com. If you haven't read this book yet, shame on you! You can remedy this horrendous oversight by going to http://www.crossroadspub.com/RamsHorn.htm. Don't get left out, click on over there and see. And while you are there, listen the great music that accompanies the order page. Really impressive stuff folks. Honest!
Here are a couple of tidbits that struck my fancy. (Ouch! Having your fancy struck can smart!)
STUDY: STAR ENGULFS A GIANT ORBITING PLANET
from The Associated Press
Researchers examining a solar system trillions of miles from Earth say they
have found the first evidence of a star swallowing one of its giant orbiting
Find out more here:
EINSTEIN WAS RIGHT! (FOR THE WRONG REASONS)
from The Christian Science Monitor
Michael Levi is finding a golden opportunity in Albert Einstein's "greatest
blunder." In 1917, Einstein pulled a fudge factor out of thin air to coax
his equations on general relativity into describing a universe astronomers
Find out more here: http://www.csmonitor.com/durable/2001/05/10/fp14s1-csm.shtm
In case you don't already know it, you can download free e-books at my home page. http://www.sjoanpopek.com. Go take a look.
And you can get Sharon L. Reddy's Full Length Novel, CHOICE OF THE GALLANT, Free at
FREE, A VIRTUALLY AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF MY "TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR WRITERS" (The article that is featured in the most recent issue of Millennium Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazine) in PDF format. Just e-mail me with TEN COMMANDMENTS in the subject line at firstname.lastname@example.org or download it yourself at www.sjoanpopek.com
$1.00 BOOK SALE
Remember, there are only twenty more days left in the Wordbeams First
Anniversary $1.00 Sale! Thirty-nine titles for a buck each! So visit http://www.wordbeams.com today. You'll be glad you did.
Lots more is happening in in my life. (Now you know you just love to hear about all of my trials and tribulations, don't ya?)
My newest book, JUMP START YOUR WRITING CAREER will be out very soon from Crossroadspub.com and I've been invited to speak at the Fourth Annual High Plains Book Festival on September 27-29, 2001 at the Amarillo Civic Center in Amarillo Texas. If any of you are in the area, be sure to drop by and visit. Ya'll come, You hear?
I'm not going to go into the horse back ride my daughter talked me into this last weekend. It's been 20 years since I sat in a saddle and my poor backside thinks I beat it with a stick! We also won't talk about the other muscles (that I didn't even know I had) and how they think I've been hit by a Mack Truck. I'll just say that I had a great weekend, and I hope yours was just as good. Now, I think I'll go soak in a hot tub.
So long until next time,