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Tome Society brings books, comics, music, technology together
Group started by East Hall County sisters
Tome Club members from Mt. Vernon Exploratory meet Thursday morning at the University of North Georgia’s Gainesville campus during Tomecon 2016. The event is open to all elementary, middle and high school book club members and featured reading bowl competitions, talks from authors and a full day of workshops and events.
A “rough draft” of a novel is just that — rough draft, “practice” — Jaleigh Johnson, Illinois author of fantasy novels, told about 300 students Thursday. The TomeCon 2016 Literacy Conference joined students in discussion groups — formal and informal. “We literally made friends just now,” said Orlando Miranda, an East Hall High School freshman.