Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Five Pasadena Readings Booked! (December 2nd, 3rd, 4th)

• Tuesday December 2 at 11:00am
San Rafael at 1240 Nithsdale Road
Contact: Leonard Lane or Mary Wilde at 626-744-7270
• Wednesday December 3 at 10:15am and 11:00am
Hastings at 3325 E. Orange Grove Blvd.
Contact: Michael Pierce or Joanna Perez at 626-744-7262
• Thursday December 4 at 10:30pm
Allendale at 1130 S. Marengo Ave.
Contact: Veronica Fuentas or Nvart Stepanian at 626-744-7260
•Thursday December 4 at 3:30pm
Lamanda Park at 140 S. Altadena Drive
Contact: Pat Smith or Cherie Johnston at 626-744-7266

Major contact: Pam Gaggioli  Email:  Ph: 626-744-4045

Monday, October 6, 2008

Gillian Speaking on Marketing Panel! (Sat. Nov. 15th)

(Saturday Nov. 15th, 3:00pm)
Gillian will be on a panel of 7 authors chosen to discuss their successful marketing strategies and promotions.  GLAWS will present TWO consecutive panels on the subject.  One will be of industry experts, and the second will be of published and self-published authors, who will discuss what every writer needs to do to promote themselves and their work on a local and national level.
Palms-Rancho Park Library
Ray Bradbury Room
2920 Overland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Sunday, October 5, 2008

Barnes & Noble Storytime Reading / Signing!!! (Nov. 8th 2:00PM)

Gillian will be Reading & Signing Sparky the Wonderfish: A story of how love creates magic for Barnes & Noble Booksellers.  A Storytime Event, Saturday, November 8th at 2:00pm.  She will be reading her book, handing out stickers and coloring pages, followed by a signing of her books.  There will be 6 weeks of publicity leading up to the event.  Please come join us in the fun!
Location:  Westside Pavilion
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
10850 W. Pico Blvd.
LA, CA 90064
Ph:  310-475-3138
Contact:  Mr. AJ Jackson  Email:

Boys & Girls Club of Venice Fundraiser Oct. 17th

Friday, October 17, 2008
The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
6:30pm Cocktail Reception & Auction
7:30pm Dinner & Program
Ends 9:30p,

The Boys & Girls Club of Venice will be auctioning a Sparky the Wonderfish Gift Basket in support of their 3rd Annual Westside Champion of Youth Dinner & Silent Auction. The support helps deliver exciting and educational programs to over 4000 youth each year.  Programs include Character & Leadership, Education & Career, Health & Life Skills, Arts, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, Counseling and Meals & Snack Program.  Helping young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.  Sparky gift items to be auctioned include a signed Sparky book and Sparky merchandise; Baseball Cap, T-Shirt, Journal and a Book Bag.

Dinner Committee:
Madison Offenhauser & Teddy Seraphine, Dinner Co-Chairs

Main Contact: Erikk Aldridge  Email:  Ph: 310-390-4477
Marketing Director: Aileen Martinez  Email:  Ph: 310-574-5053
2232 Lincoln Blvd. Venice, Ca 90291

Santa Monica Library reading Main St. October 15th

Reading, Signing, Color Sparky and Q&A
Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00PM
2601 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Contact: Head Librarian/Branch Manager, Celia Carroll

Saturday, October 4, 2008

4 Class readings at Ocean Charter School - Festival of Books Oct. 15th

October 15th will be a very busy Sparky day!  I will be doing 4 class readings at the Ocean Charter School Festival of books from 9am to 12:15pm.
9am to 9:45am Ms. Julie, 3rd Grade
10am to 10:45am Ms. Tamar, 2nd Grade
11am to 11:30 am Ms. Fenswick, 3rd Grade
11:30am to 12:15pm Ms. Ashley, 1st Grade

Contact: Kristy Mack-Fett at 310-827-5511
12606 Culver Blvd.
LA,CA 90066


At 7:00pm I will be at the Santa Monica Library on Main St. doing a reading and Q & A for Sparky...  So please drop by, I would love to see you there at the library!  I think the kids will be coloring Sparky as well so it should be lots of fun!!!

Friday, October 3, 2008

Palms Library Readings October 4th

Palms Library reading and signing October 4th at 10:00AM
Sparky coloring session to preceed Gillian at the library
2920 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Contact: Senior Librarian Maggie L. Johnson 310-840-2142