Calendar

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UPCOMING NEWS and EVENTS

September 16, 2017 — Book signing at Horizons Books, Traverse City, MI — close enough to (Arrgh!) Talk Like a Pirate Day.

TBA — Rescheduled Book signing at Stirling Books & Brew, 119 N Superior, Albion, MI, 3-5pm

PAST NEWS and EVENTS

March 25, 2017 — Attending Michigan Writers Workshop in Novi, MI

March 8, 2017 — Author Visit to Ann J. Kellogg elementary School, Battle Creek, MI

March 3, 2017 — The Powder Horn of Mackinac Island published – mid-grade time travel set on one of Michigan’s island gems

January/February 2017 – revisions of Book 3 of the War Unicorn series

November 18, 2016 — Pilgrim Storytelling, Kettle Lake Elementary, Alto, MI

November 16, 2016 — Pilgrim Storytelling, Kellogg Elementary, Richland, MI

November & December, 2016 — Holiday Walk & Market Tours, Kellogg Manor House

November, 2016, weekly (with a week in October and December) — Leading NaNoWriMo Young Writers HS group at Willard Public Library, Battle Creek, MI

October 20, 2016 — Horace Mann Elem, West Allis, WI, Kindergarten/1st Grade author visit

September 19, 2015 — It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day! (Argh, me hearties!) There still be pirate speak in Tales of the Lost Schooner.

June 4, 2016, 10-1:00 — Rockford Reads, Author Book Signing, Rockford, MI

April 29 – May 1, 2016 — Attending SCBWI – Wild Midwest Writers Conference, Naperville, IL

April 16, 2016 — Attending KDL Writers Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

January 2, 2016 — Book trailer published for War Unicorn, Book I — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5_96_N7vXQ&feature=youtu.be

January 4, 2016 — War Unicorn promoted on http://kevin-hopson.blogspot.com/

Author interview from Janice Broyles

December 4-5, 11-12, and 18-19 — Holiday Walk & Market Tours, Kellogg Manor House, 12 – 5 pm

December 2, 2015 — Meet the Artists Night, Kellogg Manor House, 6:30-8:30 pm; Free Admission

November 27-28, 2015 — Holiday Walk & Market Tours, Kellogg Manor House, 12 – 5 pm

November 1-30 — NaNoWriMo; my UN there is “sandycarl.” Good luck to all who participate on this venture!

November 18, 2015 — Pilgrim Storytelling, Kellogg Elementary, Richland, MI

November 20, 2015 — Pilgrim Storytelling, Kettle Lake Elementary, Alto, MI

November 13, 2015 — Pilgrim Storytelling, Beadle Lake Elementary, Battle Creek, MI

October 24, 2015 — Author signing at Battle Creek Books, Battle Creek, MI, 7-9 pm

September 23, 2015 — Author interview on Carolyn Starr Rose’s blog: http://www.carolinestarrrose.com

September 19, 2015 — It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day! (Argh, me hearties!) There be pirate speak in Tales of the Lost Schooner.

August 26, 2015 — Booksigning and Presentation at Lakeview Barnes and Noble, Battle Creek, MI, 6:30-8:30 pm

June 12, 2015 — Authorpalooza, Big Rapids Public Library, MI, 12-2 pm; Radio Interview time TBA. (Saddly, I didn’t attend because of weather.)

May 15, 2015 — Spring Into the Arts Walk, downtown Battle Creek, 5-9 pm I’ll be at 80 W. Michigan, with dozens of other artists scattered throughout the downtown area. Come join the fun.

May 7, 2015 — Local Author Fair, Plainwell-Ransom Library, Plainwell, MI, 6-8 pm

May 5, 2015 — Interview with Zinta Aistars “Between the Lines” on WMUK 102.1 FM in Kalamazoo, MI, taped on April 3, 2015; The link gives some written highlights, and then links to a short version (8 min) of the interview and a longer one (27 min): http://wmuk.org/post/between-lines-indie-books-and-writers

April 14, 2015 — Interview on Matthew Peters’ Blog, http://www.matthewpetersbooks.com/an-interview-with-sandy-s-l-carlson/

March 26, 2015 — 1800’s String, Stories & Songs with Sandy, Willard Public Library, Battle Creek

March 26, 2015 — Interview in Battle Creek Enquirer http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/story/entertainment/2015/03/25/travel-time-sandy-carlson/70439950/

March 26 – April 1 — War Unicorn Featured on Storyteller Alley, with a giveaway

March 5, 2015 — Valley View Elementary School, Battle Creek, 8:30 am-2:30 pm, Writing Workshops, grades 2-5

March 5, 2015 — Valley View Elementary School, Battle Creek, 5:30-7 pm, 19th century Michigan and author presentation

January & February 2015 — Helping with twins born in our family! (Priorities.)

December 6, 2014 — Kazoo Books II Author Hop, Parkside Ave, Kalamazoo, MI, 11:00-12:30

December 5, 2014 — Blog post on Michigan’s SCBWI “Mitten” http://scbwimithemitten.blogspot.com/2014/12/school-visit-webinar-so-youre-not.html

November 25, 2014 — Kindergarten Pilgrim Storytelling, Wattles Park Elem School, Battle Creek, MI

November 17-23, 2014 — Blog Interview between two unicorns! With Azaria…I mean, Suzanne de Montigny (blogspot) http://suzannesthoughtsfortheday.blogspot.ca/2014/11/unicorns-chatting-watch-out.html

November 21, 2014 — Kindergarten Pilgrim Storytelling, Kettle Lake Elem, Alto, MI

November 8, 2014 — Authorpalooza, Big Rapids Library, Big Rapids, MI

October 27, 2014 — Blog Interview with Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz, blogspot (up all week)

October 27, 2014 — St. Joseph Catholic School, K-5, Battle Creek, author visits & writing workshops

September 19-21 — Speaker at the SCBWI-MI Fall Conference on Mackinac Island, Michigan

September 16, 2014 — Blog Interview with Patti Bumpkus Richards

September 16, 2014 — Blog Interview with Helena Fairfax

September 7, 2014 — Book signing at Kerrytown Arts Festival, Ann Arbor, MI, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

September 4, 2014 — Blog Interview with Mary Waibel

September 2, 2014 — Tween fantasy, WAR UNICORN, published through Muse It Up Young, available as an eBook with Muse, Kindle, Nook, Sony, and more.

June 21, 2014 — The Toy House & Babies Too, Jackson, MI, 11:00-12 noon; book signing, 12-1:00.

May, 2014 — Published MG book, LOGGING WINTER, sequel to THE TOWN THAT DISAPPEARED, about life in an 1800’s winter logging camp.

May 16, 2014 — Spring Into The Arts, downtown Battle Creek; Booksigning at the Brownstone Cafe

April 2014 — Participated in a Middle Grade/ Tween Author Blog Hop (interviews) for three weeks

March 29, 2014 — Kent District Library Writers Conference (9-5), Sandy is a speaker at 2:00 on social media and marketing

March 2014 — STACKS OF FLAPJACKS, an informational book published on lumberjack meals; cartoons by Johnny Carlson

March 2014 — Sandy’s blog is one of the nine featured on the blogroll of the National SCBWI website, all this month (http://www.scbwi.org/)

January, 2014 — MG book, WILDFIRE, a contemporary Cowboy-Indian story (Native American ranchers), available on Amazon and Kindle.

December 21, 2013 — Book signing at Horizon Bookstore, Traverse City, MI, 10-12 noon

November 23, 2013 — Book signing at Lake Orion Library Author Faire, 1-3:00

September 28, 2013 — Book signing at Horizon Bookstore, Traverse City, MI, 10-12 noon

September 11, 2013 — Rally Day, First Presbyterian Church, Battle Creek, MI

September 14, 2013 — Book signing at The Cottage Book Shop, Glen Arbor, MI

August, 2013 — MG historical fiction (and ghost stories), TALES OF THE LOST SCHOONER, published.

August 27, 2013 — Armchair Travel at Edgewood Retirement Center, Lansing, MI, 2:00

August 24-25, 2013 — Frontier Days at Olde World Village, Augusta, MI

August 12, 2013 — Featured on MG reviews on http://www.marcyblesy.com

July 27, 2013 — Leilapolooza Music Festival in Battle Creek, MI, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

July 3, 2013 — Victorian talk with seniors at Heritage Community Center, Battle Creek, MI

June, 2013 — Book review in the Historical Society of Michigan’s membership magazine, The Chronicle

June 8, 2013 — Book signing at The Brownstone Cafe, Battle Creek

June 2013 — MG fantasy, STAR OPENING, published.

June 5, 2013 — Literary Rambles (blog) Tuesday Tip and book giveaway

May 25-26, 2013 — May’d in Michigan Festival at Olde World Village, Augusta, MI

May 22, 2013 — Indie Book of the Day Award Winner for THE TOWN THAT DISAPPEARED

April 25, 2013 — 4th graders at Summit School, Oconomowoc, WI

April 24, 2013 — 3 separate 7th grade English classes at Lakeview Middle School, Battle Creek. MI

April 23, 2013 — 1st-8th graders, Trinitas Classical School, Grand Rapids, MI

March 19, 2013 — 2nd graders at Riverside Elementary School, Battle Creek, MI

March 18, 2013 — K,2nd, 3rd and 4th (8:30-3:30) at Wattles Park Elementary School, Harper Creek, MI

March 16, 2014 — Book Launch at Your Local Yarn Shop, Battle Creek, MI

March 14, 2013 — 1st graders at Purdy Elementary, Pennfield, MI

March 13, 2013 — Interview in The Battle Creek Enquirer (newspaper)

March 7, 2013 — 3rd graders at Coburn Elementary, Battle Creek, MI

March, 2013 — MG historical fiction, THE TOWN THAT DISAPPEARED, published

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