Category Archives: News + Tips

Photography caps off new Pella Engraving & Sign Company website

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Longtime Write Place client Pella Engraving & Sign Company has an enduring presence in the awards and engraving industry. While their craft is timeless, the technology and machining in their shop is cutting-edge. […]

A guide for building life satisfaction: Clinical psychologist publishes first book

Have you ever felt like your alarm clock is a starter’s pistol setting off a marathon sprint? In this hectic world, each day can seem like a never-ending race of deadlines, appointments and to-do lists. Then there are kids to pick up and drop off, emails to answer, dinners to make. […]

Tails are wagging for new children’s book by Oskaloosa authors

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Dan and Mary Nance of Oskaloosa are celebrating the release of their first children’s book, Greubie and the Cats, which was published by the Write Place this fall. Enlivened by illustrations from local artist Victoria Peterson-Laird, this heartwarming tale of the enduring power of friendship is perfect for young readers and animal lovers alike. […]

A dynamic duo: Mother and son publish superpowered children’s book

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Author Shannon Basinger-Kotz and her 11-year-old son and illustrator, Vinny M.R. Kotz, are flying high after the release of their latest children’s book, Hero of the Black Hills. It’s the third book they’ve published with the Write Place since the summer of 2017… […]

Mother-and-son team publishes new children’s book

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Twenty-three years ago, Pella author Karen Fitzsimmons and her son, Cory, wrote Don’t Look Back—the tale of a little boy who overcomes his fear of walking to school alone. Cory, eight years old at the time, got out his markers and created illustrations complete with dinosaurs, bats, and giant robots… […]

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