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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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!

 

A Busy SJWA Summer!

Yep, it’s September, but the ladies of the South Jersey Women Authors had a very busy summer! From North Jersey Summer Signing Series and events to Smithville’s Authors on the Greene, we’ve been everywhere!

From television appearances and events at the A Novel Idea Bookstore in Vineland….

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We’re Everywhere!!

You can catch more SJWA members along with our New Jersey Authors Network Friends and the South Jersey Writers Group at the upcoming Collingswood Book Festival, Witches Ball, Muse Online Writers Conference, Autumn Authors Fair, and more!!

For all our latest happenings, visit our Yahoo Group!

Father’s Day Family Book Extravaganza June 15!

TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

We’re having a FATHER’S DAY FAMILY BOOK EXTRAVAGANZA 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday June 15 at the Novel Idea Chapter II Bookstore in the Landis Marketplace, 631 Landis Avenue, Vineland, 08360.

Join Local Authors for a Celebration of Literature!!!

Members of the New Jersey Authors Network and Ladies from the South Jersey Women Authors Group invite Moms, Dads, Kids, Families, Young, Old, and Young at Heart to Enjoy Readings from Area Authors, Dine on Sweets and Spring Refreshments, and Take Home a Good Book – all in celebration of Father’s Day!

 
Authors scheduled to attend: Kristin Battestella, Jon Gibbs, Laura Kaighn, Artie Bennett, Danielle Ackley McPhail, Mike McPhail, Christy Sloat, C. Jovan Williams, Emily Guido, Brian McKinley, and Scott Mulraney

Walk along Landis Avenue and dine with authors outside, or shop downstairs at the Amish Market and find more authors! Want to hear a great children’s story or speak to a local writer? Find us at A Novel Idea! Beverages to whet your whistle, Home Baked Goods to ease that Sweet Tooth, Books to open the Mind!!!

Make June 15 a Special Time for Moms, Dads, and the Whole Family to have a treat and share in the love of local literature. Author topics include Children’s Books, Middle Grade, Speculative Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult, Light Paranormal, New Adult, Fantasy, Horror, General Adult Fiction, and More!

 
Bring your Camera, you never know what Costumed Treats or Local Celebrities are in store. This Father’s Day, we have something for Everyone in the Family!

Mark your Calendars and Join Us!

For more, visit

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/southjerseywomenauthors/

http://www.njauthorsnetwork.com/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-NOVEL-IDEA-CHAPTER-TWO/111779972172578?ref=ts&fref=ts

Mother’s Day Family Book Extravaganza May 18!

 

Join local authors from the South Jersey Women Authors and members of the New Jersey Authors Network for a Celebration of Literature!!!

We’re having a MOTHER’S DAY FAMILY BOOK EXTRAVAGANZA 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday May 18 at the Novel Idea Chapter II Bookstore in the Landis Marketplace, 631 Landis Avenue, Vineland, 08360.
 

 

Moms, Dads, Kids, Families, Young, Old, and Young at Heart can Enjoy Readings from Area Authors, Dine on Sweets and Spring Refreshments, and Take Home a Good Book – all in celebration of Mother’s Day!

Authors tentatively scheduled include: Kristin Battestella, Jeanne Buesser, Nicole Caruso LaBrocca, Jennifer Eaton, Jon Gibbs, Laura Kaighn, Christine Norris, Katherine Pollio, Jane and Caitlen Rubino, Christy Sloat, C. Jovan Williams, Emily Guido, Alice DiNizo, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, and Mike McPhail.

Walk along Landis Avenue and dine with authors outside, or shop downstairs at the Amish Market and find more authors! Want to hear a great children’s story or speak to a local writer? Find us at A Novel Idea! Beverages to whet your whistle, Home Baked Goods to ease that Sweet Tooth, Books to open the Mind!!!

Make May 18 a Special Time for Moms, Dads, and the Whole Family to have a treat and share in the love of local literature. Author topics include Children’s Books, Middle Grade, Special Needs Reading, Young Adult, Light Paranormal, New Adult, General Adult Fiction, and More!

Bring your Camera, you never know what Costumed Treats or Local Celebrities are in store. This Mother’s Day, we have something for Everyone in the Family!

Mark your Calendars and Join Us!

And guess what? A Father’s Day Book Extravangza is in the works for June 15!!!

For more, visit

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/southjerseywomenauthors/

http://www.njauthorsnetwork.com/

http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-NOVEL-IDEA-CHAPTER-TWO/111779972172578?ref=ts&fref=ts

https://www.facebook.com/events/445999155482867/