Octet of authors to share works, sign books at Sequim event

SEQUIM — Olympic Peninsula Authors will offer humor, warfare, inspiration, romance and murder from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Sequim Library.

The free event at the library at 630 N. Sequim Ave. will include short readings by the authors as well as book-signing and selling. People also are welcome to ask the authors questions about writing as a hobby or career.

Door prizes and light refreshments are planned.

Here are the featured authors:

• Lynnette Baughman of Sequim was a newspaper editor in New Mexico before turning her hand to fiction. She will feature two of her mysteries set in the Southwest.

• Brian Buntain of Joyce is an award-winning historical educator. His book is a “travel history” of the Civil War.

• Michael Bunnell of Sequim has written everything from news stories to television scripts. He will present two novels, one a period piece and the other a humorous historical.

• Craig Andrews of Sequim is a poet who has lived on the North Olympic Peninsula for more than two decades. He said he loves the people and the wilderness but has yet to acclimatize. He will have three poetry collections.

• Heidi Hansen of Sequim, who is retired from real estate sales, offers a collection of short stories.

• Terry Moore of Sequim calls writing “a magic carpet of paper and pen” that takes him wherever his subconscious wills. He has three collections of essays.

• Linda B. Myers of Port Angeles writes general fiction and articles for the Sequim Gazette. She will offer her series of mysteries.

• Jane Nichols of Sequim writes award-winning contemporary romance and romantic suspense. She will offer three books at the event.

Email olympicpeninsula authors@gmail.com with questions.