February 3, 2018 – North Regional Library, Raleigh, NC: Author Q&A
February 10, 2018 – Holly Springs, NC: Local Author Book Fair
February 22, 2018 – Southeast Regional Library, Raleigh, NC: Author Q&A
March 23, 2018 – Pamlico Writers’ Conference, Washington, NC: writing workshop


Bonus Scenes

The Possibility of Somewhere: Curious about how Ash views Eden? Read four bonus scenes from Ash’s POV.


Recipe – Natalie’s Chicken Pot Pie 

  • 1 lb chicken, cooked and chopped
  • 2 cups of frozen vegetables (such as peas, carrots, diced potatoes)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can of crescent roll dough

Thaw frozen vegetables in microwave. In a casserole dish, layer vegetables and chicken. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Pour soup on top and smooth. Unroll crescent dough and cover the pot pie, pinching seams together. Brush lightly with butter (optional.) Bake in 350 oven for 20 minutes.


 Author Presentations

Invite Julia to your writing group, book club, school, or library! Her presentations are fun, flexible, interactive, and engaging. Presentations can be tailored to meet your needs and the audience. Topics include:

Writing Craft
* Fast Drafting through Dialogue
* Evoking All Senses to Bring Settings Alive
* Crafting Multi-Dimensional Characters
* Re-vision Means Look Again (online or in-person)

The Business of Writing and Publishing
* Fun Facts: the Joys of Research
* The “Math” of Fiction and Publishing
* Writing for Teens
* HTML for WordPress and Beyond (online or in-person)

Contact Julia for more details or see her fees/booking form.

Writer’s Resources

Accessibility Basics for Author Websites
My favorite links for writers
FAQ for Hiring an Agent
FAQ for Interviewing Your New Editor