Grove Family Library Celebration

This Thursday, February 3rd, 2011, the Grove Family Library in Chambersburg, PA, will be hosting an Author’s Night from from 6-8 PM to celebrate the library’s 5th anniversary. On hand will be me, fellow SusquehannaWriters Cate Masters & Ken Gibble, Dody Meyers, Eileen Graham, and that great lady who always has a recipe for a good mystery, [...]

Better Than Books?

Okay, what’s better than settling down on a summer’s eve to read a book to the accompaniement of cicadas? The answer is settling down with that book and having ice cream!!! That’s exactly what the Mechanicsburg Mystery Book Shop has in store on Sunday, August 8th, 2010 beginning at 2:00 PM. Five authors will be on hand to discuss [...]

Harrisburg Book Festival

The Midtown Scholar hosts the first annual book fair in Harrisburg’s historic Midtown on Saturday and Sunday, June 26th & 27th. Author Mike will be on hand from 1-4 on Saturday during the Fiction portion of the event that brings in more than 50 regional authors to meet, greet and speak with Harrisburg’s amazing reading [...]

Congrats to Cate Masters!!!

Cate Masters dropped the big, big Gnus that her urban fantasy novel, Surfacing, has been picked up for print publication by Whiskey Creek Press sometime next year. Surfacing is a book about a man, a mermaid, and Rock & Roll amidst the touristy kitsch of a sleepy, seaside Florida town. Way to go, Cate!!!

Reminder – Getting Published

Medallion Press airs its first live internet radio show this Saturday, April 4, 2009, at 8:00 p.m. EST. On tap to discuss “Writing a Great Manuscript and Getting It Published,” are Medallion authors Beth Ciotta, Kathy Steffen, and fellow Pennwriter Don Helin. Listeners can call in or text in their questions to Medallion Press Radio to [...]

Cathy Ennis Strikes Again!

Hot on the heels of her Amazon Breakthrough Novel announcement, Cathy Ennis (writing as (aka Cate Masters) ) debuts a romance eBook under the respected Wild Rose Press banner called, Seventh Heaven, set in New Jersey during the turbulent 60′s.

Surfacing by Cathy Ennis

Cathy Ennis’s (aka Cate Masters) urban fantasy, Surfacing, made the quarter-finalist cut in Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Contest. While Cathy is both surprised and quite happy to have made the cut, I’m not. Cathy is a fine writer with a great story about loss, love, and Rock & Roll set in a delightfully kitschy setting. Click [...]

Thy Kingdom Come by Don Helin

Don Helin, long time Pennwriter, Area 5 Critique Session Facilitator, and former Pentagon insider brings his maiden thriller, Thy Kingdom Come (published by Medallion Press -ISBN 978-193383697-3),  to bookshelves March 1st. Best-selling author Jon Land says, “Thy Kingdom Come is a scary, prescient thriller that confronts us all with the very real possibility of an attack on [...]

Tata Nacho Press Issue #2 is Available!!!

The Tata Nacho Press, run by Jesse Loren and Mitchell Sommers, put out the word that the 2nd issue of the popular literary ezine is now available. There is no registration required to view some fine, fine work. So go check them out at  Here’s their press release: “Tata Nacho Press is pleased to [...]