First, my speech for the Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Project announcement event has been shared in the Illinois Library Association's Reporter.
Don't forget about the Printers Row Lit Fest (6/12, 10am-2pm, Tent A) and the Berwyn Library's July Book Club that will read LINES—!
Stay tuned for a couple of online literary interviews, too.
I'm writing a musician interview blog for the Friendly Music Community! What a great way to give back to a community that has embraced and supported my writing endeavors! I hope you check out the latest post about Oak Park's, Terry White. It's a true honor to be able to meet these talented artists. If you live in the area, stop by the Friendly Tap for local live music at night, or come visit me in the Friendly Coffee Lounge in the morning because...
I'm working on ideas for Book Two! That's right! Livia's story is begging for more, and I've got some outlining and research to start. There's no better place to do that than my "happy place."
Between my sons' sports' leagues and camps, driver's ed, and a weeklong youth service project, I hope to schedule a few road trips to libraries along Route 66. I'm not sure how that will pan out, but I'm crossing my fingers that I can pull it off.
Summer is almost here, and I have a feeling it's going to be over before I know it! So much to be grateful for!