At this year’s Smith & Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals I was interviewed by a reporter for the Springfield Republican. Interviewing with mainstream media takes a unique approach. Oftentimes articles can take on an anti-gun flair so I wasn’t sure what to expect for the piece. I was floored when the article came out as the cover feature for Section D of the Saturday paper!!! The piece is called “Straight Shooter – Girls Just Wannna Have Fun!” by Romala Rigali.
It’s definitely pro-gun. I am working on getting the proper permissions to share the full article but in the mean time, check out the cover…
National Take Your Daughter to the Range Day
This is a cause near and dear to me. If it wasn’t for my dad, I would not be a shooter. When I heard about the plans for this special day and that my book had served as an inspiration, I was both honored and have been doing my best to help spread the word. John Popp of NRA News recently interviewed the founder, Lynne Finch, about the program and I that Townhall.com’s Katie Pavlich shared this great video interview as well. Mark your calendars for NTYDTTRD!
More exciting things to share about my book, SHOOT: Your Guide to Shooting and Competition! A huge thank you to My Gun Culture for adding SHOOT to their Buyer’s Guide. I love the fun interview they share in the link as well.
I also love the two new reviews of SHOOT that came out recently from American Handgunner and Cheaper Than Dirt Shooter’s Log.
In Roy Huntington’s “The Insider” column for the May/June issue (p. 105) Roy wrote about exciting products at the SHOT Show titled Goodies Galore – 2012 SHOT Show. SHOOT made the list! Roy said it is, “A great first book for a new shooter or even something to add to an accomplished shooter’s library…” Read the full review here.
“One thing I really appreciate about Shoot is even though from a women’s perspective, Julie writes for a wide audience. Both men and women will appreciate how well she teaches. Julie says, “The bottom line is that there is really no stereotype for the shooter or gun owner” (p. 11). I admire Julie for not only her expertise, but also her dedication to encouraging more women and youth to get into the shootings sports…” Read the full review here.