About Crissi Langwell

Petaluma local, blended family mom to three teens, and author of a bunch of books. Crissi started blogging for the Press Democrat with Santa Rosa Mom in 2009. Now she continues with The Village, a place for families. Visit Crissi's author website at crissilangwell.com.

‘Bucket List Adventures,’ by Petaluma’s Sugo Trattoria owner, Annette White

I'm sure we've all started a list, whether mental or written down, of things we'd like to accomplish before our time is up. But do you have a plan for actually doing any of the things on your list? Annette White, a Petaluma author and the owner of Petaluma restaurant, [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Should authors self-publish or seek a traditional publisher?

It is said that everyone has a book inside them just waiting to get out, and thanks to advances in self-publishing, getting that book out is easier now than ever. But is that really the best avenue?

By | January 24th, 2017|12 Comments

Willits author awarded for memoir, “The Longest Trail”

Roni McFadden, an author who resides in Willits, was recently recognized by the Will Rogers Medallion Award and the 2016 Reader’s Favorite International Book Award Contest for her memoir, “The Longest Trail.”

By | January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

“Move to Fire,” book about Willits boy paralyzed by defective handgun, wins award

Michael Harkin’s independently published book, “Move to Fire,” the story of a Willits boy who was paralyzed by a faulty handgun, was recently honored by Publisher’s Weekly

By | January 5th, 2017|2 Comments

Sonoma County’s favorite books of 2016

Copperfield's Books shared which books readers couldn't read fast enough this year. Which ones have you read?

By | December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Petaluma author shares recovery journey in new memoir

In Beyond Recovery, Shawn Langwell has written a revealing memoir that details his tragic childhood, struggle with addiction, and his uphill journey through recovery.

By | December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Rebellion, tragedy rule in ‘Resilient Ruin’, a coming of age memoir

Sonoma County author, Laura McHale Holland, has a story to tell — her own.

By | November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Spreckels Theatre Company tackles ‘Peter Pan’ prequel

When I found out that Spreckels Performing Arts Center was taking on "Peter and the Starcatcher," a screenplay based on the similarly-titled book by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, I put on my Neverland t-shirt and headed to the theater.

By | November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Ransom Stephens explains why “The Left Brain Speaks, the Right Brain Laughs”

The latest release by author Ransom Stephens tackles gray matter, and why we think the way we do.

By | November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Writing the Intimate Character

Jordan Rosenfeld presents her new book, "Writing the Intimate Character," with a writing workshop at Copperfield's in Petaluma.

By | November 15th, 2016|0 Comments