Thanks to Colonel Arnold R. Goodson, United States Army (Retired), for assisting me at the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library Book Signing in Conyers, Georgia. We met some avid readers, talked to some interesting authors, and sold a few books. Sure beats doing KP duty in the mess hall!
Becoming a successful, self-published author can be a daunting task. It really helps when your local library is in your corner. Members of my Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators group lobbied for our local library’s support. In 2016, the Nancy Guinn Memorial Library opened a special section for its Local Author’s Collection. You…
Nubian Book Store in Morrow, Georgia, is an excellent place to find books by African-American authors. Owner, Marcus Williams, is an avid supporter of new authors with talent. His store features new releases by local authors; in addition to, beautiful artwork, fraternity, sorority, (Devine 9), Masonic and Order of Eastern Star memorabilia.
You can find a copy of A Look Back In Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties at Eagle Eye Bookshop in Decatur, Georgia. Eagle Eye Bookshop is an Independent Book Store, which features books by new and established authors. The staff is friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. They hosted my very first book signing….