Barnes & Noble Local Author Event

So excited to be on this list and really appreciate the invitation from Barnes & Noble.  Come out and grab a Latte or Frappuccino or simply a cup of Joe and meet some local authors.  Hope to see you there! Saturday May 3rd at 1:00! http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/4697121

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FTTM – Today Soared!

Today soared!  Sure we sold some books and prints and it’s always great seeing the smiles on kids’ faces.  Time spent with good friends, and reconnecting with familiar faces never fails and I love meeting new people and hearing their stories.   Many thanks to Debbie Kavitz, Executive Director of the Salem Roanoke County Chamber of …

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Kate The Great Will Fly To The Moon, On A Kite!!!

16th Annual Blue Ridge Kite Festival – Saturday April 19th 2014 KATE THE GREAT CAN HARDLY WAIT FOR SATURDAY APRIL NINETEEN!!! NOT FOR CANDY AND IT’S NOT THE SEQUeL BUT FOR MORE KITES IN THE SKY THAN YOU’VE EVER SEEN!!! Join us this Saturday at Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park for the 16th Annual Blue Ridge …

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Fly To The Moon Book Signing at Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble Book Signing a Big Hit!!! Wow!!! That was awesome!!!  Last week Jackie and I were invited to do a book signing at the Barnes and Noble Tanglewood to benefit the Cave Spring Elementary School PTA, and it could not have been more fun.  It was an afternoon packed with great events for …

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Fly To The Moon Book Signing at Barnes and Noble – Tanglewood

Book signing at Barnes and Noble Tanglewood – January 25, 2014 As part of the Cave Spring Elementary School Book Fair I have been ask to participate in this Saturday’s events at the Barnes and Noble – Tanglewood.  It will be an afternoon of fun and activities with proceeds benefiting our local elementary school.  Beginning at 1:30 I …

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Fly To The Moon At The Rotary Club of Salem

FTTM To Be Presented At The Rotary Club of Salem Salem Civic Center – Salem, Virginia The Rotary Club of Salem has invited Jackie and me to present Fly To The Moon On A Witch’s Broom at this Thursday’s weekly meeting, January 2nd 2014.  Guaranteed to be the best meeting of the year so far.  Ok, it will be the first meeting of …

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Fly To The Moon On A Witch’s Broom – Boca Beacon Article

FTTM Boca Beacon Article http://www.bocabeacon.com/news/featured-news/5797-boca-grande-inspired-childrens-book-available-now Feature writer Jack Short of the Boca Beacon recently published an article highlighting Fly To The Moon On A Witch’s Broom’s main character, Kate The Great, and her ties to Boca Grande, FL.  When a young Kate Boyet used to run, play and dig for shells on the sandy shores of Boca …

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FTTM Boca Beacon Interview

Joe Cundiff – Author Interview with Jack Short – Boca Beacon

Today I was interviewed by Jack Short, a writer for the Boca Beacon.  It seems he found out about my book Fly To The Moon On A Witch’s Broom and wants to do a feature story in Boca Grande’s weekly newspaper about the story’s ties to the island in Florida.

http://bocabeacon.com/

So what’s the link you ask?  Well a young Kate The Great (Katherine Louise Boyet) grew up running, playing and searching for seashells on the beaches of Boca Grande.  Kate and her family still vacation there.

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Kate The Great on the Boca Grande Beach

Further, it was on one of those trips when Jackie Frackelton was inspired to make a retired witch part of the turtle patrol.

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Kate meets the Witch

Can’t wait to read the story, and on this cold and rainy Virginia night in November, I’m feeling motivated to schedule a book signing in Boca Grande.

https://cundiff.inetdemo.com/fly-moon-witchs-broom-published/