Showing posts from May, 2014

EVENT: Free Writing, Marketing, and Researching Workshops at #PALitFest

Sign Up for Workshops Today Only 22 FREE seats in each session...  “If I rest, I rust.” This maxim is true for all of us, writers included! Key to the Pennsylvania Literary Festival’s

EVENT: Seton Hill University In Your Write Mind Conference 2014

 STILL TIME TO REGISTER 13 th   Annual Writing Popular Fiction Workshop In Your Write Mind June 26 – 29, 2014 FEATURED GUEST SPEAKERS Margaret Bail   is an agent with Inklings Literary Agency.  Beth Phelan   is an agent with the Bent Agency. Adrienne Rosado   is an agent at Nancy Yost Literary Agency as well as the Foreign Rights Director. GUEST SPEAKER BIOS WORKSHOP SCHEDULE & PROJECTED TOPICS   ***SIGN UP PROCEDURES FOR FRIDAY PITCH SESSIONS*** ASSIGNED BY LOTTERY SYSTEM When completing your weekend registration, please also register f or pitch sessions  by listing the name of agents in order of preference: Bail, Phelan and Rosado  OR   N/A if not participating. Session times will be assigned by a Lottery System. Assigned pitch times available when you arrive for the workshop. REGISTRATION   For additional information regarding the workshop, please call Jamie Swarm at 724-830-1005 or email .

EVENT: PA LitFest Children's Activities

Children's Activities Announced!!! May 30 , 31 & June 1 , Uniontown Mall We want to invite your entire family to become part of the #PAlitFest. With the help and support of local service organizations like the Rotary, PNC’s Grow Up Great program, Albert Gallatin Amedisys Home Care and Hospice, and Waddell and Reed there will be constant activities for the entire family including: art projects, readings, face-painting, give-a-way items, and even a 20 x 30 map of the Commonwealth. A full schedule of events can be found at: schedule/ . Descriptions of select Children's Activities can be found below:  DINO DETECTIVES ( Saturday, May 31 – 10:30 AM ) Travel back in time to a world ruled by massive plant-eaters and vicious carnivores! Dino Detectives, a hands-on learning program presented by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, allows children to investigate prehistoric times through a series of “Science Stations”: activity

BOOK: Running into the Darkness

From the darkness there is no escape. Samantha never intended to kill the President. As a doctor, she swore an oath to protect life – not take it. But that was before he ordered the murder of her family. Swept from the frigid New York City winter, Dr. Samantha Bartlett returns to the Midwest to once again confront the sting of death – and face those she left behind. But she’s not alone. A strange man she dubs “Shades” haunts her every step as she seeks answers to the inferno which claimed her grandmother’s life, an eerie reminder of her parents’ deaths. The secrets Samantha uncovers forever shatter the image of those she only thought she knew. Confronted by Shades, Samantha joins a secret underworld known only as the Elite, where a web of power and control is woven deep within governments worldwide. Their sights are set on the seat of domination behind the Resolute desk that is the powerhouse of nations – the presidency of the United States of America. Samantha beco