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The Ohio Readers & Writers Expo

Go to: http://ohioexpos.com/ for a full list of details The Ohio Readers & Writers Expo July 23, 2016 9:00 am – 5 pm   If you are interested in meeting me and getting a signed copy of The Living Miracle A Love Story You can find me on July 23rd at the Writers Expo from 2:30 – 3:15 in Room A, talking about Christian Fiction. Location: Holiday Inn, Akron-West (Fairlawn 4073 Medina Road (Route 18) Akron, Ohio 44433 (Located right off of 1-77, next to Barnes & Noble) Click here to find a map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Holiday+Inn+Akron+West+-+Fairlawn/@41.136714,-81.646528,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x9a10e163af18ad6!8m2!3d41.1367136!4d-81.6465278?hl=en-US Schedule of Events: Room A: The Reader’s Room Historical Fiction -John Kachuba  & RC Durkee    9:30 – 10:15 Exploring Sci-fi and Fantasy -Tara Tyler, JD Tippey, and D.W. Vogel 10:30 – 11:15 Thriller Writing –Ray Wenck, Carrie Rubin, M.T. Bass, and Linda Swink 11:30 – 12:15 Exploring Children’s Literature –Jim Dilyard & Jim Flanagan 12:30 – 1:15 Romance Writing –Donna MacMeans, Elizabeth Seckman, and Alicia Wiggins 1:30 – 2:15 Christian Fiction –Debra Sue Brice and Donna (Dee) Vaal 2:30 – 3:15 …

Dayton Book Expo

I’m finally home again.  The book expo taught me so much, I am very grateful for the lessons. What did I learn at Dayton Book Expo: Make your table stand out Lots of people only brought their book and business cards.  People still stopped, but I didn’t see many sales. Practice your 30 second elevator pitch I went to the meeting the night before to learn everything I can.  I thought I had my elevator pitch ready and I barreled through it with pride.  Oops -I talked to fast, didn’t say the name of my book, what genre it was and I hadn’t even thought of the order I should say it.  Boy, was I grateful for the excellent advice I received. Have your support team wearing your image and the image of the book. This was an idea that I kind of got from one of the ladies that runs the Dayton Book Expo.  She had these wonderful t-shirts with embroidery faces of ladies inside a heart that said, “I love (myself).”  I thought …