Read You Later

Lights! Camera! Action! 2020 #LCA20 Stay Tuned For additonal information, games and author's sneak peak on this page!

Registration cost is $95

Pay via PayPal. Registraion is complete when you Purchase your tickect via PayPal. No refunds will be issued. Authors who are invited to vend, are not allowed to transfer their ticket to another author for vending purposes. Purchase your ticket at

Hotel Reservations

Attendess may call 1-800-MARRIOTT and reference Read You Later or LCA at the Marriot Courtyard/Residence Inn Brier Creek to make their reservations. They will be extended the group rate of $99 for courtyard or $109.00 for Residence Inn Suites with full kitchen and pullout sofa. Breakfast is included in the rate for Saturday and Sunday. Shuttle services to and from the RDU Airport are provided. In additon, the hotels are located in close proxiity to many resturants and stores. 

They may also book online by using the reservation link below to make their reservations online.

#LCA20 is going to be a blast! Registration and hotel block will open soon! The theme of #LCA20 is We Are Family. #LCA20 will pay honor to the legendary Francis Ray. We will have several activities in her honor. In her honor Ressie Luck-Brimmerwill take us on a a journey on how to find our roots. Vanessa Riley will have a Regency Spade & Bid Whist Tournament. You will have the opportunity to get crafty with Deborah Mello and make an heritage keepsake. Iris Bolling and Siri Austin Entertainment will keep you amused with an espionage escape table with some of your favorite book characters. We will have a black and white informal day party/book signing with desserts and other treats. The panels will be  A from worrier to warrior panel, with the dynamic Colette Harrell and others.Sister, it is your money and your time workshop with Joyce Lavern Mayo, and other awesome panels with authors and readers. Oh, you will also get to listen to some of your favorite jams at the decades party. Dress in attire from any decade that suits your mood.

Key Points

All activites will take place in the ballroom at the Marriott Courtyard side of the building.  There might be a slight deviation for that on Thurday eveing, if I have the same amount of  people arrive early as they have for the past two years. We might have a book club meeting with several authors. Breakfast will be provided for all paricipants staying at Courtyard and Residence Inn on the Residence Inn side of the building. The attire for Friday evening and Saturday morning is casual. Chile boo, do you Saturday afternoon and evening. 


Friday, August 20, 2020          

5:00pm-6:00pm Live Muisc & Food
6:00pm-6:30pm Games
6:30pm--7:30pm Make and Take It (Heritage Doll and Jewlrey Making)
7:30pm-7:45pm Readers' Awards
7:45pm-8:30pm Know Your Roots
8:30pm-9:00pm Francis Ray Bedtime Stories
9:00pm- Until Vanessa Riley Regency Spades and Bid Whist Tournament

Saturday, August 21, 2020

11:00 am-11:30 am From worrier to warrior panel
11:30 am-12:00 pm  Characters on deck panel
12:00 PM-12:30 pm Girl, It is money and time panel
12:30pm-1:00pm Body and book health check 101
1:30pm-4:00pm Black and White Day Party/Booksigning 


8:00pm-8:45pm Decades Party/light refreshements
8:45pm-9:00pm Authors' Awards
9:00pm-9:30pm Siri Austin Escape Room
9:30 pm-10:30 pm Francis Ray Game Trivia/Tribute

* Schedule and lineup is subject to change.