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Labor Day Sale!

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Save 25% off of all of your purchases from my online Etsy shop, Reprieve’s Corner, between August 15th until September 14th, 2018. No minimum purchase required. No exclusions.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ReprievesCorner

Please, take advantage of this is the perfect opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shopping. My shop includes a variety of handmade crafts including jewelry, hand painted signs, and even a few plush toys.

This sale also includes signed copies of my two published history books, Shipwrecks of Coos County (Arcadia Publishing, 2011) and Shipwrecks of Curry County (Arcadia Publishing, 2017).

As always, thank you for your continued support of my writing and crafting projects!

 

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A Few Updates

Hello!

I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. The weather here on the Oregon coast is absolutely gorgeous today. I’m planning on taking my dog for a long walk in the sunshine later today.

I’ve just got a few updates to share. First, I’ve been continuing to add information and adjust the settings on my new Word Press author blog. Yesterday, I spent some time scanning newspaper clippings related to my books and past speaking engagements. I’ve added the newspaper clippings to the “Book Buzz” page.

Shipwreck Book Focuses on Local Maritime History by Alice Campbell, The World Newspaper, Apr 11, 2011It’s been a few years since “Shipwrecks of Coos County” was published. It was fun for me to re-read the newspaper articles about the book’s release. It brought back some great memories. The book was my first to be published by a traditional publisher. I’m so proud of how the book turned out. I put a lot of work into it. And, I love that it helps highlight some of our local history.

There have been numerous books about west coast shipwrecks written in the past, but most of them overlook Coos County. Usually, the focus was on the larger ports– like San Francisco and Portland. My book shined a light on the ports of Coos Bay and Bandon.

This area has a rich maritime history. I’m so proud of my book and the way that it helps preserve this history and share it with others.

Well, the sunshine is beckoning me. I have one more quick update before I go. Don’t forget about the promotion that I’m running in my Etsy shop. From now until August 31, 2016, you can save 20% off of your order when you use the coupon code “SUMMERFUN20.” There are no minimum purchase amounts and the discount does not apply to shipping costs. (Coupon code must be entered during checkout to receive the discount).

This discount applies to both my handmade crafts and my books. Please, feel free to take advantage of it!

Reprieve’s Corner on Etsy

Have a great week!

~~ H. S. Contino

 

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Summer Fun!

With summer break right around the corner, I’ve decided to create a new special Etsy shop, Reprieve’s Corner. From now until August 31, 2016, you can save 20% off of your order when you use the coupon code “SUMMERFUN20.” There are no minimum purchase amounts and the discount does not apply to shipping costs.

** Please note, the coupon code must be entered while checking out otherwise Etsy won’t apply the discount. **

To visit my shop and check out the hundreds of handmade items tReprieve's Corner Logo SHRUNKhat I have available, please click on the following link:

Reprieve’s Corner on Etsy

Oh, to be clear, signed copies of my books are eligible for the discount (hint, hint).

Happy almost summer, everyone!

~~ H. S. Contino