Julie will be presenting and selling her books at these upcoming events. If you are in the area, stop by and support her efforts!
Sat & Sun, February 4th & 5th
Chickamauga Civil War Show in Dalton, GA
Saturday, February 11th
(Tentative - Book Signing 1pm to 3pm)
Liberty Book Store in Lawrenceville, GA (https://www.facebook.com/Libertybookslawrenceville)
Sat & Sun, February 25th & 26th
Living History Festival-Battle of Aiken in SC
Book on display at Women's retreat in Winder, GA (https://www.hoschtonunitedmethodist.org)
Pauline D'Alvigny Campbell - Civil War Nurse
In Bird and Song - God Speaks
Meet the Author
Saturday, December 10th
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Southern Heartland Art Gallery
1132 Monticello St.
Mary at her book Signing at Tall Tales Book Store, Saturday, February 8.
(Seated is Mary Renshaw and other Scribblers: Claire Underwood, Mike and Leda Owens)
Donna Barron, Julie Clarke Mike and Leda Owens were at Art in the Park 2019:
September 21st & 22nd
Thank you to all who came out to support!
Join us on Saturday, September 21st for our next edition of our popular HEY! Let's Read! Book Festival for Children of Color. A day full of independent authors, dj, food trucks, and giveaways!
Time & Location:
Sep 21, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Oasis Atlanta, 3462 Delmar Ln NW, Atlanta, GA 30331, USA
Click HERE for more info and vendor registration if you are interested in attending.
September 14th 21st
Gwinnett County Fair – Books for sale in SCV Camp 96 Booth 5pm-11pm https://www.gwinnettcountyfair.com/
Art in the Park at Hurricane Shoals, Maysville Georgia– Book signing at booth in Arts section from 10am to 6pm on Saturday and 12:30 to 5:30 pm on Sunday - https://www.hurricaneshoalspark.org/art-in-the-park
Oakland cemetery Sunday in the Park– Book signing at D’Alvigny gravesite from Noon to 6pm https://oaklandcemetery.com/event/sunday-in-the-park-2019/
Presentation/book signing for Jonesboro UDC -11am
Presentation/book signing at SCV Cassville – 7pm
Scribbler’s event at Hoschton United Methodist church at Fall Festival 9am to 3pm includes car show and food – in vicinity of Hoschton Fall Festival
Presentation/book signing for Cumming SCV Camp – 7pm
Book signing at town of Andersonville, Georgia - TBD
14 Authors represented Scribblers at the Decatur Book Festival held on Saturday August 31st, and Sunday September 1st.
The weather was beautiful, and as a group we sold 108 books. Three authors made money with Portia Wayne being our big seller with her "Dinosaurs in Decatur" being the top seller. This was followed closely by Mike Owens with his " I Hate Vegetables" poetry book taking second place.. Of the 14 authors, only one had no sales, everyone else had sales. We will be reviewing the show at each of the upcoming meetings. We will be reviewing improvements that can/should be made for next years show. All four of our chapters were represented at the show.
I just got back to Florida from the book signing in Tucker GA at the local library there. There were about 35 authors present including 9 members from Scribblers: Myself, Mary Renshaw, Luanne Scrogan, Mike & Leda Owens, Pat and Anthony Smith, Marlene Ratledge Buchanan, and David Newton (Pen Name: Samuel Wardwell). We each had the opportunity to speak about our books.
I have added the video that was taken of my presentation, as well as pictures of each of the members during their presentations.
I believe that Scribblers will be growing, as a number of the authors present were interested in the writing club. I also got to announce the new book in the next series that I am working on. "Eyewitness - The Tears of the Saints" is the first book in the Miracles of Christ series, and will be out in time for the Decatur Book Festival in August. I picked up the artwork that will be the basis for the cover from Dennis Assayac on Friday, and I am pleased with that as well.
These book signings are a necessary part of what authors need to do, and this one introduced us to the incredible diversity in the writing community, and the amazing presence of so many Christian authors. That alone made the book signing a success, and there were even some books sold.
Please do look at the pictures, and share the video to get the word out on what we are doing at Scribblers, and what I am doing as an author.
More information is available about Scribblers
Learn more about my books
Thanks to everyone who came to the book signing.
Grace and Peace,
Charles A de Andrade
It is official, I registered today for a 10 x 20 space, twice the space we had last year. The other Snellville writers group decided they wanted to get their own booth, so that made my mind up that I would register for a booth twice as big as last year, but not the 4 times as big that I had hoped. But as they say, you get born, you crawl, you stand and totter, you walk, and then you run!. I think Scribblers is somewhere between crawling and tottering. Hopefully next year we will be walking or maybe even running!
So, The cost of the booths was $1,350 and I order two additional tables for $70. So the total paid today was $1,420. I asked for the same area we were in last year, but this year the entire end cap of that row of booths instead of just half. I beleive that will give us the room to actually have 6 - 7 tables. There will be 4 chairs supplied by the festival, and I thought it was easier for us to bring additonal chairs and save the money. Perhaps next year I will even buy the tables, to save the additional fees for that as well! I think you can actually purchase the tables for about what we are renting them for. Of course then we have to haul them there, and haul them out!
The cost per author coming this year is $100 for the first book and then $5.00 for each additional book. I believe we will have space for 14 authors and like last year I will put together the space and time plan for the show. Right now we have seven authors committed to coming, representing 20 books.
Please review the attached spread sheet and please send me the names of the books you will have on display, and if you are not on the sheet please confirm with me that you are coming:
I charged the booth, which buys us about 21 days before I will need to pay the charge card. So, if you are planning to come to the Book Festival please bring your check to our March 14th meeting that will occur at the library. We are meeting on Thursday March 14, 2019 at the Five Forks Branch Library located at 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044-5865. We will be meeeting at 6:00 PM to do the filming for the Speakers Bureau.
Make your checks payable to: Scribblers - CdA Consultants Inc.
If you are not yet listed, it is because I have not heard from you diffentively that you are coming. If you do want to be included, please let me know as soon as possible. Also, let me know how many titles you will be bringing. Seven Authors have registered and we have space for at least seven more. Right now, we will have 20 books, and I suspect we will be closer to 40 once the final authors join in.
I will be sending out another e-mail tomorrow related to the Library and our next meeting.
Until then...already getting excited about August 31st and September 1!
Grace and Peace,
Please find attached to this e-mail the announcement of the potential Book Signing opportunity for Scribblers. The Dekalb Library System is having its annual Book Signing opportunity on March 30, 2019 at the Tucker Library. It appears to be open to all authors based in Georgia, and not just to Dekalb authors.
I have registered to come up for the book signing as the leader of Scribblers based in Georgia. I am not sure whether they will allow me to be there yet, but I am sure lobbying to be there.
Having said that, please let me know if you are registering for the book signing. I went in 2017 and more than covered the $25.00 registration fee, although it was not a "huge" success and I just broke about even with my costs. Also, when you register if you would let the folks know you are part of Scribblers Christian Writers group. I have asked them to put us together in an area, so we can use some of the banners etc for the group.
Please do confirm that you receive this e-mail, and be looking for another e-mail related to the Decatur book festival tomorrow or Wednesday. Also, there will be additional news related to the use of the library for future meetings.
Grace and Peace,
Meet Georgia's Version of Elliot Ness in Claire Hertzler's book
The High Sheriff of Greene County
The True Story of the Legendary Lawman L. L. Wyatt
Saturday - March 16
11am to 2pm
The Southern Pen Bookshop
(located inside the Monroe Mercantile)
Georgia was knee deep in moonshine during prohibition. It flowed as freely as the mountain streams of North Georgia. But, the capital for moonshine was located in Greene County. A rural county east of Atlanta. It supplied Atlanta with the fiery white liquid that whetted the taste for alcohol and line the pockets of those on the wrong side of prohibition and a few that were suppose to be upholding the law.
All of this changed with a young sheriff named L.L. Wyatt. Claire Hertler's book, The High Sheriff of Greene County tells both the myth and the legend of this one man's efforts to clean-up Greene County despite the threats and dangers against him.
Southern Pen Bookshop - Charles de Andrade, one of our authors has a scheduled book signing at the shop on Saturday, November 17.
Saturday, November 17
Monroe Mercantile Co. located at
113 N Broad Street
Monroe, Georgia 30655