Meet J.C., and celebrate 7th Son: Descent's release!

While I'm still crunching numbers to see if a self-funded book tour is possible, I do have some great news for folks who live near Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa and Orlando, Florida. If you live in the New York City area, you're also in luck. You can meet me at four in-person events in the upcoming weeks!

EVENT #1: 7th Son: Descent book launch party

When: Friday, Oct. 30, 5 - 8 pm Where: Fresh Aroma Coffee Bar ~ 3656-G W Hillsboro Blvd. ~ Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 What's up: It's the caffeine-fueled celebration for 7th Son: Descent's print debut! Meet me at Fresh Aroma Coffee Bar, hang out, and make new friends. Bring your copy of Descent to be signed, or purchase a copy (cash only, limited copies available). Each person who gets their book signed scores a free drink at the coffee bar! More information: myspace.com/fresharomabistro

EVENT #2: J.C. speaks with the Florida Writers Association

When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 10 am - noon Where: Barnes & Noble, The Shoppes at Wiregrass ~ 28152 Paseo Dr Suite 100 ~ Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 What's up: I'll be chatting with the Wesley Chapel chapter of the Florida Writers Association (the city is near Tampa) about my writing, and how I use the web and social media to promote my work. It should be a fun time, with some writerly chit-chat. Books will be available for purchase, and signing. More information: Call the B&N at 813-907-7739

EVENT #3: J.C. speaks at Web 2.0 Expo / Podcamp NYC

When: Sometime during the Expo -- Monday, Nov. 16 - 19 (Details to come) Where: Javits Center, New York City What's up: I'll be presenting at the Podcamp NYC event held at the Web 2.o Expo, chatting about "doing more with less" and my journey "from podcast to print." Podcamp NYC events are free to attend! More information: I'll deliver more deets as we firm this up. In the meantime, check out the Web 2.0 site, and the Podcamp NYC site.

EVENT #4: Book signing at in Orlando

When: Saturday, Nov. 21, 1 pm Where: Urban Think! Bookstore ~ 625 East Central Blvd. ~ Orlando, FL 32801 What's up: I'll be reading and signing at this fantastic indie bookstore. Come out and see me! More information: urbanthinkorlando.com

I hope to meet some of you awesome peeps at these events ... and will continue to try to make more travel happen in the months ahead!

--J.C.