Upcoming Appearances

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Come see me in the Fredericksburg area at one of these events! Writer’s Conference • November 11 @ Porter Library I will be part of a panel discussion from 1:30-3:00, and available for questions and comments at the authors’ reception from 3:00-5:00. Book Signing and Art Sale • December 2 @ England Run Library, 1:00-3:00 Book Signing and Art Sale • December 9 @ Salem Church Library, 1:00-3:00 Book Signing and Art Sale • December 16 @ Porter Library, 1:00-3:00 Lecture: Art and the Apocalypse • February 6 @ England Run Library, 7:00-8:00 Art has a unique way of communicating thoughts more »

Upcoming Appearances

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I am speaking at two venues this Spring, so come out and see me if you’re in the area! — Saturday, March 28th, 10:00 a.m. James Monroe High School I’m speaking at the Fredericksburg Women’s Forum about digital art and illustration. Sunday, April 12, 2:00 p.m. England Run Library I’m a guest speaker for the CRRL’s Spring Author Series, talking about my approach to writing. — I will also be showing art for the month of April at England Run Library, and having a collection of my writing-related items displayed at the Headquarters Library in downtown Fredericksburg April-May. These will more »

On Book Signings

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Not long after I released my first book, I started doing book signings. They are a great way to hawk your new releases, get exposure for yourself, and generate buzz for your work. However, I found there was little information about what to actually expect during them. I found plenty of resources about what to bring to them, how to sit or stand or pitch, but I could not find anything about the real interactions with people I could expect, and being the socially awkward person I am, that was the information I most needed. So having completed (or maybe more »

Book Signings in November

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Come see me at three branches of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library in November! Books will be available for purchase and signing. November 5th (Monday) 3:00-7:00 at Porter Library November 16th (Friday) 2:00-5:30 at England Run Library November 18th (Sunday) 2:00-5:30 at Salem Church Library I have also been featured on the CRRL’s website. You can read the article here.

Bound By Blood News

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Hello all! A couple of updates: Congratulations to winners of the Bound By Blood giveaway! Your copies were mailed out on Saturday, so you should be receiving them soon. Enjoy, and please rate and review if you do! Everything is on track for the Bound By Blood release on October 7th! The kindle and trade paperback editions will both be available on Amazon that day. I have been setting up some book signings around the Fredericksburg area for November. The details are not quite official yet, but the dates are (for now): November 5th (Monday) 3:00-7:00 at Porter Library November more »

Updates + Local Author Party

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The final proof copy of Bound By Blood arrived today. Everything looks good, so I’ve approved the proof and gotten the ball rolling for the Kindle edition. Everything is on schedule for the release on October 7th! I’ve done three book signings around my area in the past two weeks. Two of them went very well and I had a wonderful time. The third was a flop all around, as the venue put me in a very poor location (at the back door, in the basement no less) where it was very humid to the point of making my pages more »