Author Events – Are They Worth It?

Recently I attended an “Authors’ Day” event that was held on a Saturday at the Tamarack District Library,  105 miles from my home. I left my house at 7:00 a.m. and returned home around 4:00 p.m. There were 19 authors spread throughout the library. My table was located in an … Continue reading

Speakers at Venice Book Fair

Last weekend I participated in the Venice Book Fair (Venice, FL). It’s the town’s fifth book fair and it gets better every year. This one started Friday night with a 90-minute master class led by thriller author, David Hagberg, followed by a wine and cheese reception, then a presentation by Oceanview … Continue reading

Dealing with Computer Withdrawal

First I’d like to apologize to anyone who received an email from “me” saying something about checking out an Oprah site. No, I didn’t send that. Although I thought I had decent virus and malware protection, evidently I didn’t. I think that message went out about the same time my computer … Continue reading

Book Fairs

On Sunday, March 8th, I’ll be at the North Port (Florida) Public Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at a Book Fair being put on by the Friends of the North Port Public Library. ( This will be my first year to participate in this book fair. I decided … Continue reading