Archive for the ‘Authors’ Category
Columbia author Johnathan Yeakey and I discuss the craft of writing.
Had a wonderful time doing a virtual visit with these great South Carolina students. Thank for the invitation!
Following the lead of ANA AND ZAK, ALMOST PERFECT just received its 800th review on Goodreads.
I’ll be running/participating in panels at the Archon Science Fiction Convention, October 4-6, in Collinsville, IL. here’s the schedule:
Writing With a Deadline
4 Oct 2019, Friday 15:00 - 16:00, Marquette A (Gateway Center)
Some people thrive on time pressures, others find it stifling or even disabling. Some of our professionals discuss how they deal with it.
Pumping Iron: Writing Exercises
5 Oct 2019, Saturday 11:00 - 12:00, Marquette A (Gateway Center)
Having trouble with writer’s block? Our pros share writing prompts to help get the words flowing!
Autograph Session with Brian Katcher and Richard White
Format: Reading / Signing / Art Demo
5 Oct 2019, Saturday 14:00 - 15:00, Cahokian (Authorquarium) (Gateway Center)
LGBTQ+ Representation in Fandom
5 Oct 2019, Saturday 17:00 - 18:00, St. Clair A & B (DoubleTree - Collinsville)
The representation is getting better, but what can happen to make it amazing and standardized across the board?
5 Oct 2019, Saturday 18:00 - 19:00, Salon 4 (Gateway Center)
What are your true ghost stories?
6 Oct 2019, Sunday 11:00 - 12:00, Marquette A (Gateway Center)
Our pros share their best methods in plotting their stories!
Friday, July 26, I’ll be participating in the National Teen Lock-In Chat. Go to this link to watch me, live! Friday, July 26, 11:00 PM EDT.
It would seem that the Florida Tea Party is trying to get ALMOST PERFECT removed from the local high school libraries. I’m just honored to be on the same list as their other targets:
- Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher (available at Forest and Lake Weir high schools)
- Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt (available at all Marion high schools)
- The Women of Brewster’s Place by Gloria Naylor (available at North Marion High)
- The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (available at all Marion high schools)
- Beloved by Toni Morrison: (available at all Marion high schools)
- The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu(available at all Marion high schools)
- Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia (available at Dunnellon High School and West Port High School)
- Killing Mr. Griffin by Lois Duncan (available at all Marion high schools except Dunnellon)
- The Awakening by Kate Chopin: (available at all Marion high schools)
- Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess(available at Dunnellon, North Marion, Vanguard and West Port high schools)
DEACON LOCKE was nominated for the 2019-2020 South Carolina Young Adult Book Award!
Stop by Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, MO, on November 28, from 6:00-7:30 to meet me and three other local authors!