Ashland Book & Author Festival 2012!

We’re thrilled to be participating in the Ashland Book and Author Festival on June 23, 2012, from 10a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hannon Library on the campus of Southern Oregon University — and hope you’ll join us! The festival, sponsored by the S.M.A.R.T. (Start Making a Reader Today) pre-K through 3rd grade literacy group and …

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Addressing the mysteries of e-publishing

Ashland Creek Press was delighted to be a part of a workshop on e-publishing last weekend at the Ashland Public Library, where authors, editors, and publishers gathered to talk about the ins and outs of e-publishing, from editorial to production to marketing. Author Tim Wohlforth began with a State of Mystery (also a State of Publishing) …

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Helping animals one brushstroke at a time…

We’ve long admired the work of Ashland artist Dana Feagin, whose Inspired Pet Portraits are not only lovely, whimsical, and adorable but amazingly generous: Dana donates 10 percent of the proceeds from her sales to local animal charities and rescue groups. We were thrilled when Dana was inspired to create a portrait of our general manager, …

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Meet the Spanish Fir: Ashland Tree of the Year 2008

Just a few yards from the Monterey Cypress (Tree of the Year 2004) is a statuesque Spanish Fir (Tree of the Year 2008), shown here: The Spanish Fir is also known as Abies Pinsapo in its native country. The picture doesn’t convey just how tall this tree is. If you’re visiting Ashland, I recommend a …

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