Last week was our first Roswell/North Atlanta Authors United meeting, and I’m very excited about the future of this group. If you are a writer in the North Atlanta area, be sure to check it out. Although it’s new, we already have 49 local authors or aspiring authors, and thanks to Heather Leigh, we already have our first project–planning a book festival for Woodstock, Georgia.

As of now, we have a monthly meeting and a separate monthly training class. The main focus of the group is marketing and networking, and I have many projects in mind as we grow. The idea behind this group is simple–We have a stronger voice within our community¬†if we unite. Instead of one children’s author contacting the local schools for a book reading or signing, how about each school having a local author day with a group of children’s authors. The same goes for local bookstores and festivals within the area.

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These are some of the novels by our local authors who attended the first meeting. There are many genres represented within this group.

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It just happened to be Wayne Evans’ birthday so he got a special treat. So happy he decided to join us on his special day. And thank you, Wayne, for a copy of Is it a Bird, a Plane or a Red Chicken?