Category: Events

Books and Bears!

I visited The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC recently – a cool bookstore in a great town – for the bookstore’s Bookapalooza event. I got distracted by books and fun stuff inside the store and forgot to take pictures, but I got nice shot…

UNC SILS Workshop

I graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in May, 2000!  I’m excited to get to come back and chat about writing and my books. Come by the SILS Library in Manning Hall today at 5pm to join us.

Flash Fiction for Fun on Sunday

After a great time instructing the Write-On Camp at the Weymouth Center in Southern Pines earlier in the week, I’ll be doing a condensed version for kids in Asheville at Spellbound Children’s Bookshop this Sunday, August 9th, at 2pm. Come and join us for…

The Fountainhead Bookstore Author Event

On Wednesday, July 15th, I’m going to be at The Fountainhead Bookstore in Hendersonville, NC, at 11am to talk about my book and about writing! Then, in the afternoon, I’ll be at the Hendersonville Library to do the same. It should be a fun day…

Malaprops vist – June 14th at 3pm

Asheville is a great town with great indie bookshops. I’m so excited to visit Malaprops on June 14th at 3pm. It’s on the schedule here and everything. I have some fun and games I plan to bring. Asheville inspired my series. One of my…

Cool School Visit

I had a wonderful time chatting about books and writing with the 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders at FPG Bilingüe Elementary in Chapel Hill!

Children’s Book Week – Scuppernong Books.

On May 7th at 6pm I’m going to visit Scuppanong Books in Greensboro, NC for Children’s Book Week. There will be other events this week and tomorrow night – including a picture book author and a poetry group. Also Scuppanong has wine, coffee, and…

Two Great School Visits in one day!

Yesterday, I had a wonderful time visiting students.  I stopped by Southern Middle School first. Their mascot is a DRAGON!  As I like dragons, and have them in my book, I took this as a good sign. In the author presentation I put together,…

My First Author Visit (with pics and special added cat and dog gifs).

My first school visit was to the Crain’s Creek Middle School through The Country Bookshop. (The Country Bookshop is a wonderful sixty-plus-year-old independent bookstore. I wrote a little about them here at author Shannon Roat’s blog for her ‘Bookstore love’ series.) Of course, I was nervous….

School Visit through The Country Bookshop

I’m going to go visit Crain’s Creek Elementary and then do a quick ‘Meet and Greet’ at The Country Bookshop in Southern PInes, NC. The bookshop even put up a window display 🙂 It’s great to visit the area where I grew up. Check…