More Lady Authors Guest on Read All About It!

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Local South Jersey Women Authors and fellow literary ladies from across the region have made a stop or two to fellow author Stefani Milan’s Read All About It talk show on the Radio Vision Network!

Here’s a brief example of videos currently available from RadioVisionNetwork.com. Remember to check the video archive weekly as more episodes come and go!

Kay McHenry: http://livestre.am/598iC

Kristin Battestella:  http://livestre.am/55FIn

Kit Gritstaff:  http://livestre.am/55FCC

Darlene Beck Jacobson: http://livestre.am/55nHC

Laura Del: http://livestre.am/56zgX

Deborah Picorelli: http://livestre.am/579V3

Several of july 24our friends from the South Jersey Writers Group have also appeared on Radio Vision’s Morning Coffee What to Watch segment, discussing movies, books, blogging, and more!

You can also see several local authors and get in on the literary action yourself with the next New Jersey Authors Network panel September 17 at the Mullica Hill Branch Library or keep up with the SJWA sheningans on Facebook!

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South Jersey Women Authors Know how to Party!

Local literary ladies and fellow writer friends from the New Jersey Authors Network and the South Jersey Writers Group celebrated the relocated and expanded A Novel Idea Bookstore in the Landis Marketplace Saturday May 30!

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Authors from across the state including Michele Seigfried, Kay McHenry, Darlene Beck Jacobson, K. Edwin Fritz, Joanne Costantino, Dawn Byrne, Marie Gilbert, Kristin Battestella, Jane Lueder, Tom Geden, and Laura Kaighn mingled with readers, sold books, and ate cookies!

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More NJAN authors will be returning to the Landis Marketplace for several writing workshops June 27 and August 8 wih even more literary opportunities in the works, and our YA authors will also be making an appearance July 15 at the Millville Library! For all the latest panels and events, visit njauthorsnetwork.com!

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Local Authors Take Hostages!

Visit our fellow author friend Brian McKinley’s site for this special write up on our latest New Jersey Authors Network Panel also featuring Jordanna East, Jane Mayer, Kristin Battestella, and Terri Brisbin.

The Ravings of a Sick Mind

WOODBURY, NJ – A crazed group of local authors took patrons hostage a few weeks ago and forced them to participate in a discussion of the publishing industry. This article should have been written and posted a day or two afterward, but was delayed due to a combination of illness, loss of internet connections, other interruptions, and general procrastination and laziness. All the hostages were released unharmed, however the authors escaped capture.

In completely unrelated news, here are some pics from a recent author panel I took part in at a library!

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There are lots of reasons for authors to participate in these kinds of panels, but probably the most obvious is exposure. People who enjoy reading tend to come to these kind of panels, along with aspiring authors, and both are people who want to learn about…

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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!!

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

http://gilbertcuriosities.blogspot.com/2013/10/super-d-and-super-g-go-to-market.html

 

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

 

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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!