Upcoming Events and Appearances

January 16, 2020

Albany Ambassadors

11 AM

Albany, Georgia

January 20, 2020

Columbus Ambassadors

10:45 AM

 Hilton Garden Inn at Brookstone Centre 

 1500 Bradley Lakes Boulevard, Columbus, Georgia 31904

April 11, 2020

Jekyll Island Book Fair

10 AM-3PM

Village Green in Beach Village

Jekyll Island, Georgia

Arrange a Book Signing

Jim is happy to travel to bookstores, libraries, book club meetings and other locations for book readings and signings. To request an appearance, please:

Previous Events

January 8, 2020


Talking about Plowed Fields at the Rock Eagle 4-H Center where I attended 4-H camps and competitions in the mid 1970s.

January 2, 2020


New Year brings new opportunities and a chance to chat with old friends in Athens, Georgia.

November 19, 2019

Picture of Jim and Jo Molock

Catching up with longtime friend Jo Molock  during a book signing at the Valdosta Country Club.

October 16, 2016


Speaking to retired Southern Nuclear and Georgia Power employees in Statesboro, Georgia.

October 14, 2019

Jim with Dayspring Women's Group

Surrounded by beautiful ladies from the Dayspring Women's Group in Snellville, Georgia.

September 26, 2019


Signing books at the  Altamaha  Ambassadors Club meeting in Vidalia, Georgia.

September 25, 2019

Jim answering questions from Georgia Power employees in Decatur, Georgia.

Loved the questions posed to me at the Metro East Region Ambassador meeting in Decatur, Georgia.

August 29, 2019


Speaking to a fantastic audience at the Christian City People's Club in Union City, Georgia.

August 27, 2019


 With my 88-year-old mama, Marie Baker Barber, and cousin Sonya Rutland at the Cook County Historical Society in Adel, Georgia.

August 22, 2019


Speaking to former colleagues at Georgia Power's corporate office in Atlanta.

August 15, 2019


Signing copies of the full-length edition and trilogy editions of "Plowed Fields" for the Carrie Dorsey Perry Memorial Library in Jim's hometown of Nashville, Georgia.

August 1, 2019


Jim wrote lots of speeches for Rotary Clubs during his career, but the Peachtree City Rotary Club, one of Georgia's largest, provided his first opportunity to speak at one.

July 8, 2019


Speaking to Georgia Power retirees at the company's Metro South Ambassadors meeting in Forest Park, Georgia.

March 7, 2019


Launch day for Plowed Fields, both the full-length and trilogy editions.

February 12, 2019


Jim spoke to about 80 students at the Davis Middle School National Junior Honor Society in Stockbridge, Georgia.