Bulgarian immigrant achieves dreams as a local children’s author

Bulgarian immigrant achieves dreams as a local children’s author

ROCKWALL, TX – October 4, 2021 —Local children’s author Rosie Pova knows all too well that when it comes to following your dream, you have to weather your fair share of storms. Rosie, who has penned several successful children’s picture books including her latest, Sunday Rain, grew up in Bulgaria and saw the struggle her […]

Rockwall resident uses her late years to encourage and challenge ‘Boomers and Beyond’

Rockwall resident uses her late years to encourage and challenge ‘Boomers and Beyond’

UPDATE (Sept. 11, 2021) The Good Morning Texas segment has been rescheduled to Wed. Sept. 15. ROCKWALL, TX (September 7, 2021) Rockwall’s Missy Buchanan is still surprised at how her life has unfolded since 2008. She never planned to be using her own late years to encourage and challenge older adults on the journey aging. Even […]

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

Free Writer’s Workshop at Rockwall library with NY Times best-selling author

(ROCKWALL, TX) There will be a FREE WRITER’S WORKSHOP from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library, led by New York Times best-selling author Parris Afton Bonds. The topic is “Creating Engaging Plots.” No writing experience is required to attend.    Mrs. Bonds is the co-founder and first vice president of Romance […]

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best selling author to host writing class at Rockwall County Library

Best-selling author, Parris Afton Bonds, will present a writing class, “Creating Engaging Plots” at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at the Rockwall County Library. She has written over 50 historical and contemporary novels. She has set books in Australia, Scotland, England, France, colonial America, and Texas. Bonds’ latest work, The Brigands, brings the Texas Revolution […]

Rockwall Man with ALS Uses Eye Gaze Technology to Write Novel

Rockwall Man with ALS Uses Eye Gaze Technology to Write Novel

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 23, 2019) On Feb. 12, author Clint Townsend of Rockwall will celebrate the official release his new book, “X to the Nth.” The book marks the second authored by Townsend, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 2006 and Lyme disease in 2010. The novel is available for preorder […]

Rockwall resident’s first book provides opportunity for hope, healing and awareness

Rockwall resident’s first book provides opportunity for hope, healing and awareness

(ROCKWALL, TX – August 2, 2018) A Rockwall resident’s newly published book, “Beautifully and Wonderfully Made,” is not only aimed at raising awareness about child abuse – but half of the proceeds from book sales will be donated to the Children’s Advocacy Center for Rockwall County. Lou Crouch describes herself as an advocate more than […]

Acclaimed children’s author visits Lynda Lyon Elementary

Acclaimed children’s author visits Lynda Lyon Elementary

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 23, 2018) Students of Lynda Lyon Elementary School recently welcomed a lesson in storytelling from a very special guest: the daughter of legendary Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and renowned children’s author, Michelle Staubach Grimes. Grimes presented her newly released second children’s book titled “Pidge Takes the Stage,” the sequel to […]

Communication is key for local author

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 7, 2017) At the onset of writing her newly published book entitled “An Invitation into His Chambers…the Power of Intimacy with God,” local author Victoria Cleveland understood how communication is a vital key in any relationship. Whether it be family, friends or business peers, the ability to communicate effectively begins with […]

Rockwall resident pens Spirit Boosters for the Journey of Aging

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 29, 20160 Just in time for Christmas, Upper Room Books has released Missy Buchanan’s eighth book: Spirit Boosters for the Journey of Aging: 366 Days, a devotional flipbook specific to the challenges of growing older. Buchanan, a longtime resident of Rockwall, has appeared twice on Good Morning America with Robin Roberts […]

Local author highlights women’s extraordinary influence

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Sept. 23, 2016) She’s a homeschooling mom of four with plenty of other roles, including: wife, soccer mom, symphony violinist, and writer. The latter title allows her readers to see how women can sift through the mundane and sometimes inglorious stuff of life to discover opportunities of influence. Lea Ann Garfias, of […]

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