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Suzy Bogguss joins Sightlines Blog Tour Week 7 & Featured Video: Stage 7 (celebration)

Week Seven July 13-17

Suzy Bogguss, my cousin, joins us this week from Nashville on our featured video. Find out how Suzy responded to "Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music."

Week seven marks the last three weeks of the Sightlines Internet tour. This week highlights two blogs and an Internet Radio Show. Comment on this week's featured video and win a free copy of our audio book "Sightlines: A Family Love Story in Poetry and Music."

14 Janet Elaine Smith hosts Janet Riehl on her internet radio show “Marketing for Fun and Profit” on PIVT (Passionate Internet Voices).

See Janet's main website by clicking here where you can learn more about her fun faith-based fiction for the whole family. Janet and I met through the Independent Authors Guild.

15 Mary Cunningham WOOF! (Women Only Over 50) hosts Janet’s guest post on achieving your dream after 50 through collaboration.

Simultaneously, Mary will feature the audio book at Bookland Heights, reaching new heights in the land of books.

Mary is the author of a fantasy/time-travel series, co-author of the soon-to-be-released book, WOOF: Women Only Over 50, an uplifting collection of personal anecdotes and poems about how it feels and what it means to be a woman in her fifties. She lives in the beautiful mountains of West Georgia and is a member of The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a frequent commenter on

17 Janet Elaine Smithinterviews Janet Riehl on her blog. See her main website at: http://www.janetelainesmith.comwhere you can learn more about her fun faith-based fiction for the whole family. Janet and I met through the Independent Authors Guild. She refers to herself as "Janet, the original." I refer to myself as "The Other Janet."


Title: Sightlines Blog Tour Video #7: Interview with Suzy Bogguss at Launch Dinner
Description: Stage 7, celebration: launch dinner at Sportsman Grille and Lodge. Janet reads Pop’s “I.M.A. Fox” that goes with his fox carving he sent as a gift. Interview with Cousin Suzy Bogguss. Janet and Suzy discuss her hard-won Nashville success, their family connection that began at a 1938 Thompson family reunion when Pop and Suzy’s mother Barbara first played music together. Suzy’s American folk music project she’s asked Pop to contribute to.

Length: 9:59
Videographer: Scott Kidd

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  1. Dear Janet,
    I just want to tell you how much I enjoyed your chat with cousin Suzy and then to listent to her recording of Someday Soon. Both videos were lovely tho' I wish we could edit out the background noise in your interview with her! This grand tour of yours takes so many shapes that it is inspiring!

  2. Janet,

    Just listened to your interview with Suzy Boggus. Always love to hear about your dad. Tell him hello.

    Enjoying your blog tour!


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