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winner of cover art for ‘within easy reach’

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I am so pleased to announce the winner of the painting ‘brambles’, the cover art for my book within easy reach! The winning raffle entry was drawn at my book launch at Westminster Books on June 9, 2016.

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The winner is Carol Steel, a long-term follower of my blog and a blogger at http://carolsteel5050.blogspot.ca/ . Carol posts her beautiful photographs, her published poems and her insights into the wildlife she sees. Carol also won First and Second Place in the 2016 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Writing Competition — Dawn Watson Memorial Prize.

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Congratulations Carol!!! The painting ‘brambles’ is yours. Thanks to all those who entered!

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February 29, 2016 'brambles' Jane Tims

February 29, 2016 ‘brambles’ Jane Tims

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The names of the other entrants, and the names of all those who purchase a book from my publisher or at any of my reading events, will now go into a draw for another painting ‘berries and brambles’ (18″ X 14″, acrylic, unframed, gallery edges). Names will be entered until June 30, 2016 and the winner will be announced in July.

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berries and brambles

April 02, 2016 ‘berries and brambles’ Jane Tims

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Holding the raffles for my paintings has been a very enjoyable part of the process of marketing my book!

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June 9, 2016 book launch at Westminster Books

June 9, 2016 book launch at Westminster Books – almost 50 people attended! (photo courtesy Chapel Street Editions)

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Copyright 2016 Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

June 10, 2016 at 11:09 pm

update: my book ‘within easy reach’

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Now that my book is available, I am lined up for some readings.  It’s the perfect time of year since people in New Brunswick are turning their attention to gathering fiddleheads, to gardening and to their preparations for strawberry season.

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My book is available through my publisher Chapel Street Editions (www.chapelstreeteditions.com), at Westminster Books in Fredericton and at my readings.

Location, date and time of the readings:

  • Miramichi, Rodd Miramichi Hotel, Writer’s Federation of New Brunswick, WordSpring, book sale and readings May 27, 2016 (Friday) at 7:30.
  • Woodstock, L.P. Fisher Library, June 2, 2016 (Thursday) at 6:30.
  • Fredericton, Westminster Books, book launch with fellow poet Edith Miller, June 9, 2016 (Thursday) at 7:00.
  • Fredericton, York Regional Library, reading, last week in June, to be announced.

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Remember, if you would like to be included in a draw for the painting on the cover of my book, you have until June 7, 2016 to enter.

To get your name in the draw, you have to do three things:

  1. Purchase my book through my publisher’s website  (www.chapelstreeteditions.com)
  2. Leave a comment on any of my Blogs (www.nichepoetryandprose.wordpress.com or www.janetims.com or www.janetimsdotcom.wordpress.com) with the words ‘within easy reach’ somewhere in the comment
  3. Be ready to send me, via email, a scan of your purchase receipt.

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The cover painting ‘brambles’ is done in acrylics, size 10″ by 10″, with gallery edges.

'brambles' Jane Tims

February 29, 2016 ‘brambles’ Jane Tims

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I hope you will love my book, as much as I loved creating the poems and drawings!

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Copyright 2016 Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

May 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm

update: ‘within easy reach’

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The date for the release of my poetry book ‘within easy reach’ is very soon! The book includes my poems and drawings about edible wild plants and other local foods. It will be available through my publisher Chapel Street Editions and through Amazon.  I’ll be posting details of how and where to order the book and information on where I will be reading during the next weeks.

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During the first month of ‘within easy reach’ book sales, I will be offering you an opportunity to win the painting on the front cover of the book. The painting, called ‘brambles’, measures 10″ by 10″. It is done in acrylics and has gallery edges.

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I will post the details about how to get a chance to win the painting within the next few days.

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'brambles' Jane Tims

February 29, 2016 ‘brambles’ Jane Tims

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I hope you will love my book, as much as I loved creating the poems and drawings!

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Copyright 2016 Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

April 30, 2016 at 9:08 pm

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