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Ivy's Cookies
  January 6, 2008     For Immediate Release                                               &n... more
Delaware Tech Employee HALL OF FAME
On Thursday, March 12, 2009, Candy has the distinct honor of being inducted into Delaware Technical & Community College's, Owens Campus, Hall of Fame. Voting was based on ability, integrity, character, and contributions to the Owens Campus.   While the ceremony is free of charge, invitations are necessary. If you would like to be in... more
Laurel HS "College and Career Fair"
On Thurs., January 8, 2009, 6:00 p.m., Candy will be among vendors who present college or company materials for Laurel High School students' consideration. She will be available to discuss the ins and outs of writing and/or independent publishing as a career focus.... more
Gavin Goodfellow Boosts Morale in Iraq
  May 27, 2008                          Contact: Candy Abbott For Immediate Release                 302-856-6649       ... more
Epworth students interview local author Candy Abbott
Eighth grade students in the Integrated Language Arts class at Epworth Christian School interviewed Candy Abbott, local author of the popular spiritual fantasy, Gavin Goodfellow: The Lure of Burnt Swamp. Mrs. Abbott visited the classroom on thursday, December 20, to read to the students the last chapter in the novel after which each student prese... more
Gavin Goodfellow Media Kit
Click here to read and/or print the media kit for Gavin Goodfellow: The Lure of Burnt Swamp: overview of the Burnt Swamp trilogy, the author, comments from readers, and more.... more
Georgetown woman writes adventure tale
Kids' book intended as alternative to Harry Potter By KIM HOEY, Special to The News Journal Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007 10/25/2007 --> Gavin Goodfellow is a 12-year-old seventh-grader with a learning disability, a demanding father, a bum knee and something evil trying to take over his town. Yet, God has big plans for him. Thus starts... more
Gavin Goodfellow Debuts at Delaware Tech - Post Date October 11, 2007
GEORGETOWN, Del. – Students at Delaware Technical & Community College, Owens Campus, will have an opportunity to meet local author Candy Abbott on Thursday, October 25, from 1 to 7:30 p.m. Abbott, whose novel Gavin Goodfellow: The Lure of Burnt Swamp was showcased at a book launching at Delmarva Christian High School on Octo... more
Gavin Goodfellow Greets Delaware - Post Date Sept. 28, 2007
GEORGETOWN – Candy Abbott, author of Gavin Goodfellow: The Lure of Burnt Swamp and owner of Fruitbearer Publishing, along with her husband Drew, are hosting an East Coast Book Launch at Delmarva Christian High School on 21150 Airport Road in Georgetown from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 6. “This is a party to celebrate all... more
Christian Educators Endorse Gavin Goodfellow - Post Date: July 2, 2007
GEORGETOWN, DE – Two Sussex County Christian school educators recently announced plans to include Gavin Goodfellow: The Lure of Burnt Swamp into their eighth-grade language arts curriculum. Written by Georgetown independent publisher Candy Abbott, the contemporary Christian fantasy is about a 12-year-old, dyslexic boy who unwittingly encou... more
Southern Delaware Toastmasters - Thurs., February 14, 2008
Toastmasters International trains speakers, and Candy is an officer with the Southern Delaware chapter. Members give timed speeches on a regular basis to hone their craft. One of Candy's speeches was entitled, "Spiritual Warfare." Toastmasters meetings are open to the public for guests or anyone interested in public speaking. Th... more