January 30, 2014

News and Events

 Upcoming Events:

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September 30th: Waupaca Bach Festival, Waupaca, WI: I’m honored to be selected to judge the High School Bach Flash Fiction Contest. For the contest, students listened to Bach music and selected the piece that inspired their writing. I’m looking forward to meeting the students and partaking in the writing activities at the festival on Saturday, September 30th.

October 18th: Wisconsin Library Association Conference, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI: During the afternoon, ycnt_award_wiou’ll find me in the exhibit hall talking to librarians and signing books. At night, I’ll splash around the waterpark with Jessica. We’ll definitely relax on the Lazy River but will I be able to get Jessica down the Screaming Hyena?

islmaBannerCollageOctober 21st: Illinois School Library Media Association Conference, Prairie Capitol Convention Center, Springfield, IL: Author Breakfast, writing workshop with High Schoolers, and then book signing — it’ll be a perfect day!

October 28th: The Edgerton Sterling North Book & Film Festival, Tri-County Community Center, 112 Swift Street, Edgerton, WII’m looking forward to being back to this wonderful event to meet with readers and sign books. I’m planning on attending the Author Reception the night before where I’ll get a chance to talk with Authors Patricia Skalka, Jerry AppsJerol Anderson, and others.  

November 3-5: UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies Weekend With Your Novel, Langdon Street, MadisonI’m offering two workshops and will run a critique group, plus they will be lots of terrific discussions on all things writing — can’t wait! Added bonus — Authors Shannon Anderson and Tricia Wagner will stay at my place for the weekend!