CC Visiting Writers Series, Bemis Hall (west side of campus), El Paso native Richard Yanez, author of El Paso del Norte: Stories of the Border, will read from and discuss his work. Thurs., Nov. 18, 7 p.m. For more, call 389-6606.
Book Sleuth Signings, 2501 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 105. Featuring Steven F. Havill author of Convenient Disposal Sat., Nov. 13, noon to 2 p.m.; Call 632-2727 for more.
National Novel Writing Month, begins Nov. 1. There will be a variety of events in Colorado Springs to celebrate. Visit
www.nanowrimo.org and register.
Diane Mott Davidson Signing, Barnes and Noble, 1565 Briargate, 266-9960. Davidson discusses and signs Double Shot. Sat., Nov. 13, 3-4 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Nature Association Open House, DOW Offices, 4255 Sinton Rd. Holiday open house in the RMNA bookstore and gift shop. 15-20% off all items. Park passes excluded from discount. Fri., Nov. 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alexander Blackburn Signing, Barnes & Noble, 1565 Briargate Blvd., 266-9660. Blackburn discusses and signs Meeting the Professor: Growing up in the William Blackburn Family. Sat., Nov. 20, 2 p.m.
PenWomen's Annual Flash Fiction Contest. $8/entry. A short story of 100 words or less containing the word "heart" or "love". Entries due Feb. 14, 2005. E-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org for full contest information.