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Only You Tattoo

Inked!

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As I mentioned in a previous post about tattoos “Once you get inked, there’s no turning back.” So, I recently found myself at Only You Tattoo Parlor in just a little over a year since my last visit. I was certain of the theme I wanted to depict, just not sure it could be done. …

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Local Authors’ Tea

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The vocation of writing is often times a lonely one. You sit for hours upon hours by yourself sifting through character traits, plot twists an story lines. Therefore, it could be beneficial to surround yourself with like-minded people from time to time. You can learn so much and gain new, exciting perspectives by communication with…

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Krystal Grant at Atlanta Baby And Child Expo

Promotional Items for Your Book Event

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When I participate in industry events like book conferences and author showcases, I take special care in my display area. Because, of course, you want to have an appealing display that will draw people to your table. Recently, I’ve added a few items to my book display that are sure to make kids (and their…

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Career Day at LPA

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Each year schools around the country invite  professionals to  volunteer their time on Career Day. On this day, people from all working paths show up in classrooms to introduce students to their work-lives. It was my joy to speak to these groups of 3rd graders at Leadership Preparatory Academy about my life as a writer….

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Atlanta Baby And Child Expo

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The Atlanta Baby and Child Expo was held April 29 at the Sheraton Downtown Atlanta. It was a great event for moms of little ones and soon to be mothers. Hundreds of attendees came out to hear expert speaking session and learn about new products for their children. As a vendor I had an opportunity…

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The Teacher Self Care Conference

The Teacher Self-Care Conference

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There are so many people who have a desire to become a published author. I understand the feeling. For years and years I held the ambition of publishing my work. Now, as a four-time published author, I jump at the opportunity to tell others what I’ve learned.                …

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Conyers-Rockdale Local Authors Expo

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What a pleasure it was to participate in Nancy Guinn Memorial Library’s local authors expo. This biannual event, held in Conyers, Georgia is a great way to showcase the area’s talent. I was thrilled to be in the same space as such amazing writers. This two-hour expo attracted many of Georgia’s avid readers. We had…

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A Private Tour of The Library of Congress

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For an avid reader and lover of history like myself, the Library of Congress is like the Holy Grail. So when I got an opportunity to take a private, behind the scenes tour I was ecstatic! The architecture is fantastic. I was mesmerized by the beauty of the building, inside and out. Due to strict…

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Jack and Jill Literacy Event

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This past weekend the Stone Mountain Chapter of Jack and Jill of America held its annual Black History Month Literacy event. There, attendees were introduced to children’s book authors and illustrators like myself. It was such a fun time spending the morning with young people. I got an opportunity to read Poppy and The Play…

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