► The South Coast Writers Conference has announced that Bob Welch will be among its workshop leaders for the Feb. 15-16, 2013 event in Gold Beach. More info here.
In the black-and-white photo, I’m standing on our back patio as a 10-year-old, a wet, baggy sweatshirt hanging on me like rain-forest moss. The sweatshirt’s arms are so long — half-way between my waist and knees — that I look … Continued
Occasionally someone will say: “How can I help sell your books?” I used to feel self-conscious asking people to do so, but then a woman told me, “No, I really want to help. I just don’t where to begin.” OK, … Continued
By Mark Baker The Register-Guard (Reprinted with permission) It’s a wonderful life. And a busy one, too — if you’re Bob Welch. And if you are a regular reader of The Register-Guard, then you’re probably familiar with this newspaper’s nationally … Continued
Thrilled that one of my favorite book stores in the world, Paulina Springs in Sisters, has endorsed my new book about hiking Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail. Here’s what Bunny Thompson wrote about the book: Cascade Summer My Adventure on Oregon’s … Continued
To begin an interview with me on Eugene’s KLCC recently, host Eric Alan referred to the “book tour” I was, uh, launching. I mentally chuckled. Some listeners, I supposed, must have imagined me jet-setting from Boston to New York to … Continued
On August 10 at 7:35 a.m. I hit the “download” button of a program called “MyBook” and 77 files for my due-out-in-October book, Cascade Summer: My Adventure on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail, took flight to a printer in North Dakota. … Continued
Pacific Continental Bank in my home town of Eugene has an interesting requirement for all new employees going through their orientation: they must watch It’s a Wonderful Life from start to finish. “The message in that film is the message … Continued