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Ten Days Until Multi-Author Book Signing Event
On September 22nd local authors will be signing copies of their books at Katie's Cup in Rockford. In addition to Katie's Cup, the event is being hosted by Digital Ninjas Media, Haunted Rockford and Tales of Wonder and Dread Publishing.
By: Tales of Wonder and Dread Publishing
One of the authors featured is Heath D. Alberts. He is an author and activist. A native of Rockford, he now resides in Rockton. His book titles include "Terminal Beginning," "Last Rights," "Photographic Memory," "Not On the List," "A Twist Of Fate" He is also a co-founder of Digital Ninjas Media.
Another featured author at the event, Julie Barthels is the author of "I'd Rather Love Life Than Hate Cancer" and the co-author of "Resilience Revolution: A Workbook for Staying Sane in an Insane World." She also writes a blog at idratherlovelifethanhatecancer.com. She is a therapist in private practice in Rockford and when she is not writing, she loves creating art and spending time with family and friends.
Karla Clark is the author of six books—three novels, a book of short stories, and two children's picture books. She has made over 100 visits to local women's books clubs from 2003-2018, is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Rockford Arts Council, and Chicago Writers' Association. Karla lives in Rockford, Illinois, with her husband and adult autistic son. When she's not writing, Karla creates decoupage paper collages that she sells at art shows.
Gary Hill is the author of "The Strange Sound of Cthulhu: Music Inspired by the Writings of H.P. Lovecraft," "Poetry of the Air: A Collection of Love Letters from Musicians to Music," and more. Publisher of Music Street Journal and Tales of Wonder and Dread Publishing, Hill will have his most recent releases and others available at the event. Those most recent ones include "Gary Hill's Rockford Beet" along with the first three from Tales of Wonder and Dread "Life Blood: A Collection of Vampire Tales," (three other writers featured in that book will be in attendance to sign) "Spooky Rockford: Creepy Tales in the Greater Forest City Area" (all writers in that book will be in attendance to sign copies) and the updated and expanded edition of Hill's collection of short stories "Strange Realities."
Kathi Kresol is a local historian, presenter and author. Her non fiction stories have been included in four joint books: "Forest City Stories," " Rockford Writes," "Secret Rockford" and "Spooky Rockford." She also has two solo publications "Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, Illinois" and "Haunted Rockford, Illinois." Kathi contributes articles for her column "Voices from the Grave" in the Rock River Times. She spends most of her free time researching new stories and wandering down back roads exploring cemeteries. Visit Kathi 's website to read more stories and see her upcoming events:
Annette McLean has written, "The Hands That Feed Me" which is a recovery guide for compulsive eating and co-authored, " Resilience Revolution, A Workbook for Staying Sane in an Insane World." She is a psychotherapist in the Rockford area and when she is not working, she is enjoying time creating art and spending time with family.
Sarah Scharnweber's works include the horror novel "Inside Darkness" and short story collection "Suggestion 376." She writes from her home in Rockford, where she lives with her husband, daughter and two cats.
Dustin Urness has written works of horror that include the illustrated collection "Disturbing Tales of Anguish and Horror" and the standalone novella "The Killer Grins." Dustin was featured in Gary Hill's "Dark Dreams and Weird Worlds" collection of horror and science fiction stories and the newly released "Life Blood: A Collection of Vampire Tales."
The first of three authors who will also be on hand to sign books others will have available, Ernie Fuhr's works of non-fiction have appeared in "Forest City Stories," " Rockford Writes," "Secret Rockford," "Spooky Rockford" and "Winning on the North Side: the 1929 Chicago Cubs." He has also written articles for Market Street Press. Fuhr is also a Rockford teacher and along with his wife Stephanie is a proud parent of two tuxedo cats.
Diane Hill will be on hand signing copies of "Spooky Rockford," which includes one of her stories. From her first trip to the library as a child she was hooked on books. She started writing when she was 13 and has kept detailed journals of everyday happenings in her life for
42 years. She has written reviews for Music Street Journal, the story for the aforementioned book, and is currently working on a book about her life with Atypical Anorexia and Anorexia Nervosa. She currently resides in Poplar Grove, Illinois with her husband of seven years and their two spoiled rotten Shih Tzus Winnie and Wallie.
Dessie R Voigt is a Rockford native, a cosmetologist, and owns a salon in downtown Rockford. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English. Although "A Night of Madness" (featured in Tales of Wonder and Dread's release "Life Blood") is her first published work, she previously edited and contributed to Dustin Urness' second work, "The Killer Grins." She will be on hand to sign that and "Killer Grins."
For interviews, photos or more information, please contact Gary Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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