Archive for October, 2009

21C Museum Hotel Celebration

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Louisville, KY – THE RUN was proud to celebrate it’s official Louisville launch at the 21C Museum Hotel on October 28, 2009.  The hotel was ranked #6 in the world in the 2009 Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards with a score of 97.2.  It was the only U.S. hotel to make it in the [...]

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Three Cheers for THE RUN

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Paradise Island, The Bahamas – The Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders were very enthusiastic about having their 2010 swimsuit calendar released in the same month as THE RUN.  Pictured above from left to right are Meagan Sharp with Mark, Cassie Trammell, Joan Fiorito, choreographer Judy Trammell and Melissa Kellerman.  Below are Trisha Trevino, Tia Williams and Kaitlin Ilseng.  [...]

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Book Cover Design

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Many readers really liked the THE RUN’s cover and were curious about its origin. During my initial conversations with Hayley Love, my editor at Wheatmark Publishing, I expressed a desire to be directly involved with the book’s front and back cover design. I figured who, better than me at that point, had a greater understanding [...]

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University of Louisville

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Roman Oben was inducted in the University of Louisville Hall of Fame on Friday, October 9, 2009.  Roman played in the NFL 12 years with the New York Giants, San Diego Chargers and Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  He was excited to receive his author’s copy of THE RUN.  Pictured here from left are his [...]

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The Setting

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

I tried to place the readers in an unfamiliar and terrifying situation in a real world setting. The locale and environment in which THE RUN was to take place needed to feel authentic and true to life yet, at the same time be distant and fiercely unsettling.  There were two types of readers for me [...]

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