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from Staunton, Virginia
Caleb Grimes lives and writes in Staunton,
VA after having moved from Northern Virginia 2 years ago. Caleb
participated in the 4th Annual Book 'Em in Waynesboro, VA in
2007 and will return in the fall for the 5th Annual event.
Caleb is happy to be a participant in the
1st Book 'Em event in Charleston. He will be returning to his
roots as he graduated from Wando High School and the College of
Charleston. Prior to moving to Staunton, Caleb held a job as a
carriage tour guide in downtown Charleston.
Star Wars movies have always been inspiring to him and so he
wrote a book about all those spiritual and practical truths that
show up in the movies that relate to life outside the Star Wars
universe. He is currently writing a novel. His wife, Leslie, is
an abstract painter and his son, Sam, likes to play Star Wars.
Caleb will be signing
Star Wars Jesus - A spiritual
commentary on the reality of the Force.
from Newport News, Virginia
Denise Jeffries has been writing since
1993. Having journaled life events since she was a child, on
the prompting of a friend she decided to put those thoughts and
dreams into books. She has two single titles, four anthologies
and four published short stores to her fiction writing credits
plus numerous nonfiction articles and essays. She is known for
bringing the characters alive in her stories while adding a
touch of wit, mystery and suspense. Denise, a Registered Nurse,
resides with husband, Leon in Newport News, Virginia. When she
is not writing, thinking about writing or providing workshops on
writing, she works as an Assistant manager of a cardiac unit.
She loves traveling, reading and killing off people in her books
and she does each one with flare and pizzazz.
from Waynesboro, Virginia
Bob Johnson is the pastor of the Blue Ridge
Chapel Church of the Brethren in Waynesboro, Virginia. Chaplain
Bob is a Master Chaplain with the International Conference of
Police Chaplains (ICPC), where he currently serves as a disaster
response team member and holds life membership. He also serves
as the Mid-East Regional Director for the organization,
providing administrative leadership for chaplains in seven
states and the Washington D.C. area.
Chaplain Bob served two tours of duty at
the World Trade Center disaster site in New York. He also served
as the point man for the ICPC in Gulfport, Mississippi, in the
aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, serving the police departments
of Gulfport, Long Beach, and Pass Christian. His inspirational
book, I Saw God in the Midst of
Tragedy, recounts his volunteer experiences
following 9/11 in New York City.