Rig Pigs: Thoughts from the Derrick

We are now seeking contributors to round out our first full color book on life in the oil and gas industry.

Rig Pigs: Thoughts from the Derrick, is a collection of worker and family poems, essays and artwork all about life around oil and gas. We are seeking poems, essays or entries under 2500 words, original photography and art (or pictures of sculptured art) for inclusion in this beautiful volume.

Send your queries and submissions to starklightdesk@gmail.com

Contributors will receive a $5-25 Amazon gift card. In addition, they receive at cost copies of the book as well as at cost promotional materials involving this title.

 

Sneak Peek at The Alaska Highway

In anticipation of our upcoming release of The Alaska Highway: 75 Years, StarkLight Press is revealing one of our special insert pages that accompany the main narrative. Here is the final page of our section on Rusty Dow, the Chief Engineer of the project and first woman to drive the Alaska Highway. This insert was written by Virginia Carraway Stark.

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In addition, here is the first page of our excerpt that explains the nature of Muskeg to our international audience- this insert was written by Tony Stark.

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There are additional pieces written by Krista Michelle, Maude Welles, Will Norton, Jonny Wakefield of the Alaska Highway News, Leanne Caine, Joyce Lee, as well as personal remarks about the importance of the Alaska Highway from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Christy Clark and Dawson Creek Mayor Dale Bumstead.

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Look for this beautiful, collectible book coming from StarkLight Press in March of 2017. All proceeds from this remarkable work are being donated to local arts councils, museums, historical societies and to Pioneer Village in Dawson Creek, B.C.

– Tony Stark,

Publisher and CEO,

StarkLight Press.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Thinks Possible- With StarkLight Press Author

Our in house editor and noted author, Virginia Carraway Stark, has had a story selected for publication by famed inspirational franchise, Chicken Soup for the Soul!

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It hits bookstore shelves October 6- get your copy of these amazing tales of uplifting anecdotes starting Tuesday!

Virginia’s tale centers around an uplifting conversation she had with her father as a child, one that helped to inspire her to follow her dreams.

Tune in later this month for an interview with Virginia in which she discusses her story and the upcoming release of her memoirs, I Have Memory, to be published by Arras Books in the winter of 2015. I Have Memory includes the fascinating and harrowing events surrounding her Think Possible story, all part of her vivid tale of life in the rugged Peace Country.