Autumn Authors Fair and Beyond!

Members of the South Jersey Women Authors, New Jersey Authors Network, and South Jersey Writers Group had a wild harvest good time October 19 at the Autumn Authors Fair, sponsored by A Novel Idea Bookstore and the Landis Marketplace in Vineland!  And Yes, a lot of us were in full, costumed Halloween Spirit!!


You can read the South Jersey Writer’s Group Write up about the Autumn Authors Fair, too!






Jordanna East also got her Wig on at the Witches Ball in Mount Holly October 13!!















We also saw many SJWA friends at the Indie Booksellers Conference and the NJRWA Conference in North Jersey before going way down to HallowRead in Baltimore!  More local authors will again be appearing at A Novel Idea in Vineland this December for the Holiday Author Blitz Book Signings, and the South Jersey Writers Group has us knee deep in NaNoWriMo Write In Sessions!

Catch some of the Literary Ladies again this November with the New Jersey Authors Network NaNo Panel Series at the Cinnaminson Library:

This Thursday November 7, 6pm-8:30pm Tina Gabrielle and Kristin Battestella, Two Fiction Genres: Romance & Fantasy Panel

Thursday November 14, 6pm-8:30pm Tina Gabrielle, MaryAnn Diorio, Kristin Battestella, Ilene Schneider, What It Takes to Break into Publishing Q&A

Thursday November 21, 6pm-8:30pm MaryAnn Diorio and Ilene Schneider, Two Fiction Genres: Cozy Mysteries & Inspirational Fiction Panel


And as always, visit our SJWA Yahoo Group for the latest Schedule updates on our Breakfast and Brunch Socials!



About Kristin Battestella

When other kids were playing with dolls and teddy bears, this South Jersey born and bred addict KBatz was watching Price, Lee, Hitchcock, Dark Shadows, Alien, anything and everything in analysis of what was scary and why. In the dark ages of 20th century high schoolery, a teacher coined her ‘Mistress of Darkness’ thanks to a penchant for horror fiction, quirky essays, and paranormal reviews - and this Susie Homemaker style with a side of spooky lives on today. Be it vamps, scares, or weres, you name it freaky or macabre and she is there - irregardless of how you pronounce macabre. For more bent paranormal fiction and horror film, television, and literature reviews, find Kbatz' insanity on the web at and

One thought on “Autumn Authors Fair and Beyond!

  1. Dawn says:

    Such an exciting day. Great write up and pictures! Thanks for this. You rock.

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