Last night after work I moseyed over to my favorite little bookstore, Foxtale's Book Shoppe in Woodstock and had the most enjoyable evening. They were having a book signing for Jeffrey Stepakoff, who is the author of "Fireworks Over Toccoa".
However, it wasn't until I read his bio on their website that I realized why I recognized him. He is very accomplished and has been writing professionally since receiving his MFA in Playwriting from Carnegie Mellon in 1988. His credits include the Emmy-winning The Wonder Years, Sisters, Major Dad, Disney's Tarzan, and Dawson's Creek (as co-executive producer). And this is his debut fiction novel.
He currently lives with his family north of Atlanta and teaches screenwriting at Kennesaw State University. Jeffrey and his wife relocated to this area, from Hollywood, after they started their family. He also mentioned that his wife's grandfather was once Mayor of Toccoa years ago.
Here I am with some Hollywood royalty! Can't wait to read the book......Jackie, one of the owners of the book store said she read it in one night.....that's how good it's supposed to be!!!