Category Archives: Local author

Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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Wrightsville fantasy author releases new book

Jessica Eppley has been writing books for several years now. Yet, the Wrightsville author who recently published her fourth book has not settled on a routine for writing. “Usually an idea will just hit me, and I will write down … Continue reading

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Three authors to sign books July 19 at Irvin’s Books

Three authors will hold book signings from noon to 2 p.m. July 19 at Irvin’s Books, 2159 White Street, West York. Matt Swayne, Rachel Walter and Buffy Andrews will be signing books at that time. For details, call 717-843-2947 or … Continue reading

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Adams County author C. James Gilbert Jr. talks about creating characters for ‘A Darker Shade of Freedom’

By Sarah Chain For the Daily Record/Sunday News If you asked C. James Gilbert Jr. what he likes best about writing, he’d tell you about his characters. Specifically, he might tell you about James Langdon, the son of a cotton … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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York County educator releases new novel, “Casting the First Stone”

Having spent 27 years as an educator, Lisa Lawmaster Hess often heard her colleagues joke about writing a book. Now, two years after declaring her intent to retire early, Hess is celebrating the release of her first novel, “Casting the First Stone.” … Continue reading

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The Gettysburg Review to host author readings in June

The Gettysburg Review will host a series of readings at Gettysburg College June 5 to 7. The readings will be at 8 p.m. at Breidenbaugh Hall’s Joseph Theater at the intersection of North Washington St. and West Lincoln Ave. Chief … Continue reading

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Megan Erickson returns with ‘Make It Count’

by Sarah Chain, for Book Buzz When Megan Erickson began writing her newest novel, she didn’t set out to write something funny. A scene just popped into her head – a girl, sitting in a college library, zoning out as … Continue reading

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Kathy Danielczyk depicts a new side of history

Kathy Danielczyk said her husband, Michael, is “proud as a peacock” that she published her first book, “Summer of Gold and Water,” last year. “If you ask him, his face just lights up. He’s never had anyone in his family … Continue reading

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Local author Judy Wolfman will sign books May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store

Judy Wolfman, along with illustrator Brett Greiman, both of York, will sign copies of their new book from noon to 2 p.m. May 24 at Irvin’s Book Store, 2159 White St. “The Long Escape,” an account of the Chinese refugees … Continue reading

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