Tag Archive | author visits

School Visits, Part 2

 A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my last author visit to a local school. I wrote about how much I enjoyed the experience and answered some of the questions students had asked in the little notes they sent afterwards. One young lady’s response warranted an entire post. This one’s for Lily. Not my […]

Back to School Means Author Visits

As an author of middle grade and YA books I have the pleasure not only of doing signings at book stores, but also of conducting author visits in schools. I love doing author visits and hope this year to incorporate more into my schedule. Read an earlier post of why I love school visits here. […]

Texas Earth Day Tour Recap

It wasn’t a blog tour, it was a real tour. We left on April 9 and returned–on schedule–May 1. A rental car we wished we could keep carried us safely through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada as we attended the wedding of a niece and appeared in bookstores and […]

Read An Ebook! (And other news…)

The Rooted in Food Fair in Silverton was great. It’s only the third year they have been doing it and I think it’s just going to get bigger and better as time goes on. I met a lot of nice people and signed and sold some books. I also got invited to another “seed” event […]

Mutual Inspiration; Why I love School Visits

  I had the wonderful opportunity last week to be a visiting author at two local middle schools, speaking to a total of six 6th grade classes, or about 200 students. It was awesome!!! As some of you might remember, I spent the better part of the past ten years teaching middle school kids, so […]