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    Interview with John Davis

    by  • April 1, 2011 • Interviews

    To kick off National Poetry Month, both Sol Books and Bainbridge Island Review have interviewed John Davis, author of Gigs. Some of John’s poems will also be posted on Sol Books’ blog and he’ll be hosting a reading April 3 at Eagle Harbor Book Company in Bainbridge Island, WA.

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    Upcoming Events

    by  • March 15, 2011 • Happenings

    The following events, which feature authors Flat Sole Studio has worked with, will be part of the More Than Writing Conference at Minnesota State University, Mankato: The Self Publishing Option w/ Pat Ryan DATE: April 22nd TIME: 4:00pm Henry Rifle and Pat Ryan Reading DATE: April 23rd TIME: 1:00pm Connie Colwell Miller and Scott...

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    Gigs by John Davis

    by  • March 1, 2011 • adult poetry

    It’s the official release date for Gigs by John Davis. It’s the latest book Flat Sole Studio produced in conjunction with Sol Books. Blues in D minor, big bellies over factory belts, and Elvis Presley license plates—Gigs is a collection of poems that shows us the gentle beauty of ordinary life. Davis’s language breathes,...

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    Writer’s Digest Self-Published Books Awards

    by  • February 15, 2011 • Contests

    Self-published authors often get a raw deal—it’s difficult to place our books into chain bookstores, distributors are reluctant to carry our titles, and people in the publishing business tend to turn up their noses around our work. So it’s good to learn of a contest that helps promote those of us who have had...

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    The Baseball Diet Book by Pat Ryan

    by  • February 1, 2011 • young adult fiction

    Flat Sole Studio produced the latest addition to Sol Books’ Upper Midwest Writers Series, The Baseball Diet Book by Pat Ryan. It is now available for sale. Summary: Pat Ryan won’t offer tips on dieting in his collection of short stories, but The Baseball Diet Book will appease readers’ appetites for small-town America’s favorite...

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    Devil’s Kitchen Reading Series

    by  • January 15, 2011 • Contests

    Each year the English Department at Southern University Carbondale holds their Devil’s Kitchen Reading Series. They offer an award for best collection of poetry and one for best book of prose, for books published by independent, university, or commercial publishers in the year prior to the contest. What I like about this contest is...

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    Ballistics Report by Henry Rifle

    by  • January 1, 2011 • adult poetry

    We’re proud to announce the release of Ballistics Report, featuring the comic styling of Henry Rifle.   Summary: The American poet Henry Rifle is dead. You could remember him as the guy who fell in a hail of bullets launched his way by a Mexican firing squad. Or you could remember him for his...

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    Testimonial — Ballistics Report

    by  • December 15, 2010 • Testimonials

    Here’s a testimonial from Dan Hendrickson (aka Henry Rifle), author of Ballistics Report. “It was a true pleasure working with Flat Sole Studio. Throughout the process of the publication of my book, I received expert advice and assistance, and extremely helpful feedback. My e-mails were always returned promptly, and things were communicated very clearly....

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