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NEW 2018 Interviews, Reviews & Events

Interviews, Reviews & Events for 2017 & 2018:

Scroll down this page for a round up of items from 2017 and 2018, including:

Video book trailers
In-person Author Events
Interviews on Websites, Blogs & Print Magazines
Radio & Podcast Interviews

As you can see, I’m a busy bee! If you’d like to keep up, click here and sign up for my weekly newsletter! :)

Video book trailers:

Here are a few of the video Book Trailers I’ve made for my books. If you like them, please consider giving them a thumbs up on YouTube! (And, yes, I composed the music that you hear, as well.)

Book Trailers for 100 Things to Do in Dallas Fort Worth Before You Die:

One-minute book trailer
40-second book trailer

Book Trailers for Understanding Cemetery Symbols:

One-minute book trailer
30-second book trailer


In-Person Author Events

2018 Author Events

N O V E M B E R  2018

Presentation and Book Signing
Saturday, November 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
History, Haunts & Legends Conference (click that link for more details!)
Jefferson Visitor Center
305 E. Austin St.
Jefferson, TX 75657
Open to the public – Daytime (speakers & vendors) $35
VIP, which is both Day and night time paranormal investigations at 6 locations is $75
An all day festival with several speakers, including me! It takes place in a very historic little town full of well-preserved old buildings. I usually go on at either 10 or 11 a.m.

Book Signing
Saturday, November 10, starting at 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Spooky Spot (click that link for more details!)
112 N. Houston St.
Granbury, TX 76048
Free and open to the public
This book signing takes place during Granbury’s monthly Girls Night Out event. Come by and say hi!

Author Events: O C T O B E R  2018

Book Signing at Costco in Fort Worth
Friday, October 5, 1-3pm

Book Signing at the Full Cup Coffeehouse
Saturday, October 6, 1-3pm
Click here for details

Book Signing at Barnes & Noble
Sunday, October 7, 1-3pm
Preston Royal Shopping Center
5959 Royal Lane Suite 616 Dallas, TX 75230
Click here for details

Presentation and Book Signing
Thursday, October 11, starting at 7 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Fort Worth Livestock Exchange (click that link for more details!)
131 E. Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Free and open to the public
I’m the guest speaker at the North Fort Worth Historical Society Meeting.

Presentation at Ft Worth Museum of Science & History
Presentation at Spooky Science on Tap
Friday, October 12, 6-10pm
I give a presentation at 8:30 called “Haunted Hot Spots & Cemetery Symbols in Fort Worth” during this adults-only night at the Museum with spooky hands-on activities, haunted expert chats and a bewitching costume contest (no masks or weapons, please).

Presentation at Irving Public Library
Saturday, October 13, 2-3pm
I’m giving a free presentation called “”Historic Cemeteries & Bucket List Day Trips of North Texas.”
Click here for details.

Book Signing
Saturday, October 13, from 4 to 9:30 p.m.
Weatherford Fright Night (click that link for more details!)
Amphitheater at Heritage Park
378 Jack Borden Way
Weatherford, TX 76086
Open to the public – $5 admission
I will have a booth at this fun charity event!

Book Signing at Sam’s Club
Sunday, October 14, 1-3pm
(Details forthcoming)

Book Signing with fellow Reedy Press author, E.R. Bills
Wednesday, October 17, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Interabang Books(click that link for more details!)
10720 Preston Rd #1009B, Dallas, TX 75230
Open to the public (ER’s a blast! This will be fun.)

Presentation and Book Signing
Sunday, October 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Chandor Gardens (click that link for more details!)
711 W Lee Ave.
Weatherford, TX 76086
Open to the public. Admission is $1.00 per person
Chandor Gardens celebrates the fall season with their annual Autumn Art Walk, which features booths from local artisans, including me!

Presentation at Benbrook Public Library
Friday, October 26, 6pm
(Details forthcoming)

Book Signing
I will have a book table set up in Oakwood Cemetery on Sat, Oct 27 from noon-5 p.m., AND Sunday, Oct 28 from noon to 5 p.m.
Oakwood Cemetery (click that link for more details!)
701 Grand Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
Open to the public – The cemetery tours are $10
This amazing annual event takes place at various times over the course of a weekend in late October. The North Fort Worth Historical Society has costumed reenactors who give tours through this beautiful garden cemetery.

Author Events: S E P T E M B E R  2018

Book Launch Party 
Friday, September 21, 6-9pm
AJ Vagabonds (click that link for more details!)
4643, 336 W Eighth St.
Dallas, TX 75208
(972) 982-2773
Presentation and book launch party: Free and open to the public! (There will be wine and cheese!)

Book Signing
Saturday, September 22, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Frontier Village Car Show, Arts & Music Festival (click that link for more details!)
Loy Park
Denison, Texas 75020
(903) 463-2487
Free and open to the public! (I will be taking photos for a magazine assignment, but will also have an author table set up during this event.)

Presentation and Book Signing
Saturday, September 29 – Sunday, September 30, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days
Granbury Paranormal Expo (click that link for more details!)
Historic Granbury Town Square
201 E. Pearl St.
Granbury, TX 76048
Free and open to the public
This is a popular (and super fun!) 2-day festival. I’m a guest speaker this year and will have a booth.

Historic Cemetery Tour in Granbury 
Saturday, September 29 – 8 p.m.
Granbury Paranormal Expo (click that link for more details!)
Explore a historic cemetery in Granbury, Texas with author, Tui Snider, as your guide to explain the meanings behind the architecture and symbols found in this fascinating burial ground. (Last year’s cemetery tour was so much fun and so many people have asked about it, that I decided to do it again!)

2017 Author Events

Texas Fright Night: Fun charity event at the Pythian Home for Children in Weatherford with costumes, games and vendors like me!

Kroger Texas Author Program: I signed books at the Ft Worth Kroger (Kroger #520, 3120 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76109) as part of the Texas Author Program from 3-7pm. (I actually did several of these Kroger events last year!)

Cemetery Symbols Tour: Historic Granbury Cemetery My first-ever Cemetery Symbols Tour in Granbury, Texas was wonderful! The tour was jam-packed and I’ve already had several requests for an encore. Several tour members brought along their copies of  Understanding Cemetery Symbols to use before and after the tour.

Author appearance: Granbury Paranormal Expo: I had a wonderful time, as always! It was so busy that I bare had time to take any photos, and I sold out of Paranormal Texas, my travel guide to haunted places.

Websites, Blogs & Print Publications:

2018 – websites, blogs & print

Tui’s Book Blog Tour Stops for 100 Things to Do in Dallas – Fort Worth Before You Die September 18-27, 2018
9/18 —What’s Tui’s book about? All the Ups and Downs
9/19 —3 Quirky Travel Destinations in DFW: Books in the Garden
9/20 —Book review: StoreyBook Reviews
9/21 —Excerpt: Texas Town with Collectible Glassware: Max Knight
9/22 —Author Interview: “Our house has a turret & gargoyles.” Chapter Break Book Blog
9/23 —Book review: Books and Broomsticks
9/24 —Bonus Book review: Forgotten Winds
9/25 —Book review: Nerd Narration
9/26 —Guest post: My Ren Fair Wedding! The Page Unbound
9/27 —Book review: Reading by Moonlight

Voyage Dallas: I’m a featured author in this issue of Voyage Dallas Magazine.

Lake Granbury Living: LGL published my article, “Follow Your Art.”

2017 – websites, blogs & print

Lake Granbury Living: LGL published my article, “Mindful Hoarding and the Power of No.”

Magazine Article: Authentic Texas I’m thrilled to have gotten my article, “Though Silent, He Speaks,” published in the Winter 2017 edition of Authentic Texas magazine. This is a free publication distributed at museums, visitors centers and information kiosks throughout the entire state of Texas.  They even used 4 of my photos in the article! You can read the article by following this link and then using the full screen option: Thought Silent, He Speaks

Interview: Tui Snider – Featured Author on Lone Star Literary Life: I was thrilled to be the featured on Lone Star Literary Life! (I’m a big fan of their site. They’ve even got a map of the Top 10 Bookish Bookish Destinations in Texas. Talk about a fun road trip tool!)

Guest Post at Author Patricia Lynne’s : Grave Robbery in America: My friend and fellow author, Patricia Lynne, invited me to write a guest post for her blog. Since she writes books about vampires, I wrote about the creepy-but-true topic of grave robbery in America, and why it was such a big concern throughout the 1800’s.

Spooky Little Halloween with Miranda Enzor: Miranda Enzor of Spooky Little Halloween invited me to write a guest post for her haunted #TravelTuesday series.

Laura Irrgang a.k.a. the Rhinestone Armadillo: Laura Irrgang gave me and my book, Understanding Cemetery Symbols, a lovely shout out over on her blog, the Rhinestone Armadillo. (I love rhinestones, armadillos, and Laura!)

Blog Interview by Julie Reeser: Author Tui Snider: Julie’s a poet, so our interview veers into some thoughtful areas, such as why people travel and why a trip to historic graveyard can be such good fun for young and old.

Blog Interview with Deb Atwood on Pen in Her Hand: In this written interview, I share a scary event from my childhood that took place in a historic cemetery. Perhaps my fascination started then?

Interview with Donna B. McNicol: Tui  I was interviewed about Understanding Cemetery Symbols  by fellow author, Donna B. McNicol.

Tui’sLone Star Book Blog Tour Stops for Understanding Cemetery Symbols  2017

Texan Girl Reads

Chapter Break Book Blog

Books in the Garden

The Librarian Talks

Books and Broomsticks

The Page Unbound

Forgotten Winds

Syd Savvy

A Novel Reality


Radio & Podcast Interviews:

2018 – Radio & Podcast Interviews

Dallas Geek – Spotlight Sunday: A YouTube interview with the fun folks at the  Dallas Geek.

Rogue Talk Radio:  Fun interview with the Rogue Talk crew again.

2017 – Radio & Podcast Interviews

Para Mysteries RadioHost, Teal L. Gray, and I had LOTS to discuss including a very weird EVP I caught during a  paranormal investigation at the Old Park Hotel. Let’s just say that I may have a doppelganger! Catch the replay here: Para Mysteries Radio. ​​​​​​​

Texas Newsroom ReplayNot only did I talk about my books, but I was also the musical guest, so I sang and played ukulele: Texas Newsroom Replay

Burleson Star Radio. Besides having a playful disucssion about everything from selling Girl Scout cookies and frozen fish, the host, Ben Tinsley, and I sang a duet. If you’ve got an hour to spare, check it out: Burleson Star Radio.

Interview with radio host, Jim Harold:  It was an honor to be interviewed by Jim Harold, “the paranormal podcast guy since 2005.” He specializes in airing true ghost stories. My interview with Jim Harold is a brief, but in-depth discussion of my book, Understanding Cemetery Symbols

YouTube Interview with Zen Master Hughes: On my recent cemetery research road trip, I met several of my newsletter subscribers in person, including Master Hughes. Besides being a noted Zen practitioner, he is also a filmmaker. Here’s a 15-minute interview with me on his YouTube channel.

Radio Interview: Bridging the Paranormal with Becky Vickers: The hour flew by, but Becky got me talking about how to identify different Saints and angels, grave robbing, and funny epitaphs.

Dear Texas Radio Special Authors Marketing with Tui Snider: Click the link to hear my interview on Dear Texas Radio. It was fun! (If you like it, please give it a thumbs up on YouTube.)

Rogue Talk Radio with Sheila Gay & Kelly Dewbre: The day Understanding Cemetery Symbols launched, Rogue Talk Radio hosts, Sheila Gay and Kelly Dewbre, threw a book launch party for me on their two-hour podcast! Catch the replay here: Rogue Talk with Tui.  

Haunt Jaunts Radio with Courtney Mroch: Courtney Mroch invited me to her paranormal travel show called Haunt Jaunts for a rip-roaring hour-long chat about our passion for historic graveyards and haunted travel. Courtney’s show is fast-paced and fun. We had a bunch of listeners in her chat room, too. Here’s a replay link: Haunt Jaunts.

The RIFT Radio Show with Howie Odell & Dawn Rogers: Hosts, Howie Odell & Dawn Rogers, interviewed me for The RIFT Radio show. We talked about so many things, including the 5 years that I lived on a little island with a population of 7 people. Replay link here: The RIFT with Tui Snider.

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Tui Snider is an author, speaker, and photographer who specializes in North Texas travel, cemetery symbols, and haunted lore. As she puts it, “I used to write fiction – but then, I moved to Texas!”

Snider’s best-selling books include Paranormal Texas , Understanding Cemetery Symbols, and 100 Things to Do in Dallas - Fort Worth Before You Die.

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