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This was a big day…after more than a decade of researching and writing, I am mailing my manuscript to the publisher.
My first book, title Sioux Code Talkers of World War II will be published by Pelican Publishing.
First printing released March 1, 2017
Second printing April, 2017
October 28, 2017 Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge
September 19, 2017 Author presentation, Hamlin Lions Club
August 1, 2017 Author presentation and book signing, Sioux Falls, SD at the Downtown Library (200 N. Dakota Ave.) Tuesday, August 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
July 14, 2017 Book signing at the Adirondack Reader, Inlet, NY 11-1pm and then at Old Forge Hardware Store 2-4pm.
May 11, 2017 Barnes & Noble, Greece, NY 6-8 pm (book signing 7-8pm)
April 8, 2017 Book Launch Party, Spencerport Fireman’s Exempt Hall, Spencerport, NY 1-4pm
January, 2017 Rochester Area Children’s Writers and Illustrators
Critique Group workshop
October, 2016 Rochester Area Children’s Writers and Illustrators
Illuminating Illustrations: A workshop investigating how illustrations light up a picture book
May 5, 2016 Rochester Area Children’s Writers and Illustrators
Panel Presentation: Submission and Rejection
Presenters: Kathy Blasi, Sibby Falk, Keely Hutton and Andrea Page
- Internal and external factors that stop you from writing
- Strategies to overcome obstacles
- Discuss the meaning of success
- Describe their process
- How to handle rejection
April 2, 2015 Rochester Area Children’s Writers and Illustrators
Panel Presentation: Perfecting Pitch & Query
Presenters: Kathy Blasi, Barbara Underhill, and Andrea Page