I hope you all had a nice 2019 and that 2020 is even better. Here is a recap of my writing and author appearances in 2019 with my tentative calendar for 2020.
On April 6, I attended the Long Island Local Author Fair at the Tilles Center at Long Island University’s C.W. Post Campus.
On April 24, I appeared on Between the Covers TV Show with fellow guests from the Book Fairies. Here is a link to the episode.
On May 4, I published my standalone psychological mystery, Sea Scope.
In May, I was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for my cozy mystery, Love on the Rocks.
From May 15 to 18, I attended the Cat Writers’ Association Conference in St. Louis, Missouri where I spoke on a panel with three other members who write cat mysteries: Sandy Murphy, Patricia Fry, and Mollie Hunt.
In May, I also attended the Romance Writers’ Association luncheon at the Fox Hollow Inn in Woodbury, New York.
On June 5, a front-page story appeared about me and my new release, Sea Scope, in the Hicksville News.
On August 10, I appeared at the Sip This Coffee House in Valley Stream with fellow authors, Lisa Diaz Meyer and Tracy Auerbach.
On August 15, I spoke at the Hicksville Library about Sea Scope.
On September 21, I attended the South Huntington Library’s Fall Fair with three other members of the Long Island Authors Group.
On September 29, I published a short mystery eBook, The Mistaken Mission.
On October 19, I appeared at the Kitten Kadoodle Coffee Cafe in Selden, NY with fellow authors Lisa Diaz Meyer, Elaine Donadio, and Andrea Roche.
In November, I published the article, “Keeping Your Indoor Pets Safe from Household Hazards” that appeared in its print edition and online blog.
On November 2, I appeared at Mongo’s Coffee in Syosset, New York, with fellow authors Lisa Diaz Meyer, Elaine Donadio, Andrea Roche, and Tracy Auerbach.
On November 16, I hosted, spoke, and signed books at the St. Stephen’s Fall Author Fair in Hicksville, New York with 8 other local authors including Roland Allnach, Nika Rhone, Tracy Auerbach, Catherine Mairiosi, John Krahn, Lisa Diaz Meyer, Janet Rudolph, and James Cudney IV.
On November 30, I published two short mystery eBooks: Sneaky’s Christmas Mystery and Murder Unwrapped.
So far, for 2020, I will be answering questions at the Hicksville Library’s book club discussion of my book, Sea Scope, on January 15.
On February 1, I will be appearing at Barnes and Noble in Massapequa, New York with 8 other mystery authors.
On March 28, I’ll be appearing at Starbucks in Bay Terrace, Queens with fellow NY authors, Elaine Donadio, Andrea Roche, Lisa Diaz Meyer, and Tracy Auerbach.
On April 25, I’ll be appearing at Barnes and Nobel in Selden, New York with fellow NY authors Elaine Donadio, Andrea Roche, Luisa Diaz Meyer, and Tracy Auerbach.
In July, I’ll be attending the Cat Writers’ Association Conference in New Jersey.
I also have two complete manuscripts I am hoping to publish in 2020 and am working on some short stories. I appreciate all the support of my readers and fellow authors and those who have hosted me at local author fairs and events.
2 thoughts on “It’s a Wrap: My 2019 Writing and Author Appearances Recap”
Excellent work. Happy New Year!
Thanks, Jay. Happy New Year and Happy Writing!
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