Authorstock Spring 2019 Part III: Sun 12-3

It’s Spring Authorstock time! This fantastic weekend is all about being inspired. Come meet local authors. Learn more about the worlds they’ve created. Find out how to overcome writer’s block and to get through the publishing process.

Whatever questions you’ll have, we’ll have answers for you! Learn, grow, and reach your dreams!

Millbury Barnes & Noble
Blackstone Valley Shoppes
Millbury, MA

There will be five authors available for discussion during Part 3 of Authorstock. This will be held on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 from 12 noon to 3pm.

These authors are:

Susan Brunell
Susan Brunell was born in Burbank, California. After moving to New England when she was a very young child she spent the remainder of her childhood in a small town in Massachusetts with her parents, her brother, and her sister. Susan currently lives in Connecticut with her husband, Stephen. She enjoys spending time with her family, including her daughter and grandson, along with her stepsons and granddaughter.

Susan has worked in the health care field in various capacities. She has spent most of her career working to help senior citizens and their families. She has a Bachelors degree in Social Services from Eastern Connecticut State University. She has co-facilitated a support group for Alzheimers caregivers, and she currently facilitates a parents grief support group.

Visit her website:

Danny Cavazza

Right from Sally Sue’s chair she explores a Wacky World that reminds her of herself, different and bold. She finds strength to stay true to herself even when the kids in her world have tried to change her.

Children will not only be able to relate but they can also use this perspective to navigate through their own feelings of being different and quirky. Adult readers may also find this book encouraging and helpful.

This whimsical world is inspiring and so is Sally Sue.

David T. Lee

Fifteen year-old David T. Lee wrote and illustrated his 1st chapter book at age 7 (4,500 words with his own illustrations). He completed his 5-book sci-fi series by age 12. His action-packed chapter books inspire kids to read and a few to write their own stories.

In 2012, President Obama signed a thank you letter for David when the President received David’s 1st book as a gift.

Visit his website:

Laura T. Lee

Thirteen year-old Laura T. Lee self-published her 1st young adult novel at age 10 (62,000 words). She completed her trilogy by age 12. Laura’s action-packed fantasy novels inspire kids to read and write their own stories.

Laura has been sharing her writing journey with kids and families through events organized by schools, public libraries, churches, community centers and local businesses (including Staples headquarters). Town newspapers and a Cable Access TV Channel interviewed her and shared her success story.

Visit her website:

Charlie Smith

I learned the coping strategies I teach to others to help me deal with the trauma in my life be it recent or 30+ years ago, because we may be able shut the doors on our past and we may be able to block them out of our thoughts, we may even be able to take medication to ease the pain.

But, in order to truly overcome the trauma in your lives, and in my own life, is to have long term solutions through meditation, positive thinking, confidence building talking with someone you can trust, and other grounding techniques and coping skills; not just band-aids to cover up the wounds.

Come on by the Millbury Barnes & Noble on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 from 12 noon to 3pm to meet these talented authors!

Here’s the facebook page for this group of authors and their event!

The Blackstone Valley Art Association is proud to be associated with Authorstock! Whether you’re a reader, aspiring author, or artist, be sure to stop by! Mention Authorstock on checkout and a portion of your proceeds benefit the BVAA!

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Be sure to explore all four parts of AuthorStock:

Part 1 – Sat Apr 27th 12-3pm
Part 2 – Sat Apr 27th 3-6pm
Part 3 – Sun Apr 28th 12-3pm
Part 4 – Sun Apr 28th 3-6pm

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