The Texas Sweethearts & Scoundrels are coming to the Betty Warmack Branch Library in Grand Prairie, TX. Please join
P. J. Hoover, Jessica Lee Anderson, K. A. Holt, and
Jeanette Larson on Sunday, March 10th at 3:00 pm for an author panel and presentation. We look forward to seeing you there!
NEWS & UPDATES
The Texas Sweethearts & Scoundrels will be at the Region 13 Hill Country Library and Literacy Summit and it's sure to be a great pre-TLA event. We'll see you there.
During the month of January, P. J. Hoover
enjoyed visiting both Taylor Middle School in Taylor, TX and Curtis
Middle School in Allen, TX. P. J. spoke with 6th and 7th graders about
mythology, writing, and the Hero's Journey we are all on. Thank you,
both Taylor MS and Curtis MS for the wonderful hospitality.
Jo Whittemore spoke on a panel for tweens
at the Montgomery County Book Festival and later signed books, shirts, a
pizza box and a cookie package. Next time, she'll bring extra
Don's schedule for the month of May is
wide open. He will be visiting schools in the Dallas area on Thursday,
May 2nd, and in the Houston area on May 9th and 10th. Don welcomes
opportunities to visit schools near those dates. Please see his website
for more information about school visits.http://dontate.com/school-visits, or contact him directly at tate2 at aol dot com.
will be speaking to several groups of Girl Scouts and 4-H members in
March and April. She recently spoke to a group of adults in the Hays
County Master Naturalist group. Jeanette enjoys talking about all things
hummingbird so consider inviting her to your next program or event.
if you are not in the Austin area, Jeanette may be coming to your neck
of the woods and can coordinate a program while she is in the area.
Jessica Lee Anderson
had an amazing time at the Young Adult Keller Book Festival, and she is
looking forward to several school visits this spring. She is still
booking spring visits, so please visit her website for more information:
Please stop by the blog and read about the amazing things they have to say about the world of kidlit!
March 2 Jeanette will be a featured author at the Take 190 West Fest in Killeen, TX.
P. J. Hoover
Monday, March 11th, at 6:30 pm, P. J. Hoover will be speaking on the
publishing journey for her upcoming debut YA novel, SOLSTICE. The event
will be held at the Westbank Branch of the Austin Public Library and
is open to the public.
is excited to spend the first few days of March in Rockdale, TX as part
of the Tejas Book Festival. With a string of school visits on the
calendar and some time set aside for writing, Kari is looking forward to
a busy and productive springtime!
Interested in an author visit? The
Texas Sweethearts & Scoundrels would love to visit your school.
We understand that library budgets are tight, so our honorariums are
flexible and reasonable, and visits can often be combined with other
trips to your area.
Don looks forward to sharing with students his story about how he became a published author. And he draws! Lots of drawing! Contact him soon as his schedule is filling up. http://dontate.com/contact/
Jeanette recently added to her experience for school presentations by
watching bird banders (have you ever been up close to the south end of a
north bound bird?). Contact Jeanette about speaking at your school or
library event at email@example.com.
K. A. HOLT
enjoys letting students in on a few of her writing secrets - authors
are just regular people, and just because you write about zombies
and chupacabras doesn't mean you can't write poetry. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to bring Kari to your school!
P. J. HOOVER
new worlds, mythology, and monsters is what P. J. Hoover loves to talk
about the most. As a former Electrical Engineer, P. J. will share with
students her transition to writing, inspirations for her books, and
tips that will help even the most reluctant kids believe being a writer
is possible. P. J. also partners with Jessica Lee Anderson for school
visits. Contact P. J. at www.pjhoover.com/contact.php.
JESSICA LEE ANDERSON
Lee Andersonis a certified teacher and loves sharing her journey from
struggling writer to published author. She is happy to customize any
presentation. Jessica also pairs with P. J. Hoover to provide
exciting, interactive programs. Contact her at jessicaleeanderson.com/contact.php.