I am an author

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I’m an author, journalist, and radio show host. I interview authors, artists, and entertainers. I have been a freelance journalist for the Savannah Morning News since 2014. I began self-publishing horror fiction in 2018, and have one short story published with Crone Girls Press.
 
I founded The Savannah Quill May 13, 2016. The Savannah Quill connects writers and readers to promote literacy. With that, I have hosted several conventions, which were not a great turn out, and changed the format last year to Savannah Authors Expo. We had an incredible time with a smaller and more intimate venue.
 
I started Books and Brews Savannah in November 2018 as a charitable event to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald Charities of the Coastal Empire. Partnering with local authors and SouthBound Brewing Company, we raised $500 last year for the House.
 
This year I started Valhalla Books as my publishing imprint of The Savannah Quill Publishing House as a way to separate the non-profit events from the for-profit publishing industry. Our first horror anthology is called The Devil’s Due, where nothing is ever as it seems. I rescheduled the release to this fall in October.
 
As a fiction author, my goal is to become financially independent with my work. I am working diligently to restructure my professional habits as well as my work habits with my writing.

Southbound Brewing Co. and local authors help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald Charities of the Coastal Empire.

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Tonight Southbound Brewing Company is hosting our first Savannah Books and Brews. The goal is to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald Charities of the Coastal Empire (also known as the Ronald McDonald House, and more lovingly, the House).

The local authors are RM Hamrick, Joshua Vasquez, Winfield Strock III, Chip Lewis and I will be there as well 🙂

Books and Brews combines authors and adult beverages raising funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire and to promote literacy in our community.

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Bill Sorochak (right) and a family celebrating the holidays.

Our goal is to host a meet and greet at Southbound Brewing Company on a quarterly basis to generate interest in the community and to raise donations to help the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. Our first event is Friday, November 16th from 6pm – 9pm!

Each meet up will be free and open to the public. We will have a donation jar to help raise funds. We will host two to three authors, where attendees can mix and mingle and talk about books, enjoy a brew, take a tour of the brewery, and raise funds for a good cause.

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Southbound Brewing Company’s famous tap room.

By working with both Southbound Brewing Company and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, Savannah Books and Brews offers an event that other larger cities like Atlanta are hosting, promoting literacy in our community, and helping out families in need who use the house.

I want to give a huge shout out to Southbound Brewing Company for hosting Books and Brews to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald Charities of the Coastal Empire.