Ottawa author Dr. Alan Viau to hold book launch for “From The Heart! Wedding Ceremonies That Work” at Chapters Pinecrest.

New book gives advice on putting together a successful on-location wedding ceremony for brides and grooms.

Author Dr. Alan Viau is one of the most requested wedding officiants in the Ottawa area and shares the advice he’s given hundreds of couples. In his new book, he explores issues that couples need to work through for an on-location wedding. Dr. Viau talks about logistics, location, wardrobe, staging the ceremony and working with vendors.

Brides and grooms come to me because they don’t want the traditional religious institutionalized wedding. They want a personalized event that reflects their hopes and dreams… and the love between them. They want a wedding from the heart.” describes Dr. Viau.

Dr. Viau’s book is praised by Peggy McColl, New York Times Best-Selling Author, “If you aspire to have the perfect wedding, I highly recommend Alan Viau’s masterpiece. This is the most complete and concise guide available today.”

Wedding planner, Lynn Lee, owner of Weddings Unveiled, says “Alan’s book provides comprehensive coverage of the various considerations that should be made throughout the planning process. A highly recommended read that I will be passing on to my own clients!”

Dr. Viau is launching his new book with an “In Person-Meet the Author and Book Signing Event” on February 25, 2012 at Chapters Pinecrest bookstore, 2735 Iris, Ottawa from noon until 3 pm. The Twitter event hashtag is  #wedbook. “From The Heart! Wedding Ceremonies That Work” is available at the Chapters Pinecrest location as of February 6, 2012 and Dr. Viau’s website, . The eBook is available at .

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  1. I definitely will pick up a copy. I’m sure it will assist with my job!
    Diane Matichak, Wedding Coordinator at Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello.

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