Steve apparently tickled Jo-Anne Masure's funny bone, because she bought a joke book for her grandson Gianni before posing with him at the Friends of the Wells Public Library arts & crafts show Oct 7 at Wells Elementary School.
You'd think Trent Vigue would want his picture taken with books, but he was smart and want a shot of him holding Steve's 2004 Bram Stoker Award trophy, the world's top prize in horror writing. This was at the Alfred, Maine Apple Festival Sept 23-24, 2017.
Francesca Keeley waited patiently for the old author to autograph her FreeKs series book at the Hampton Falls, NH craft show Sept 16-17. She's wondering how this guy ever managed to write a book.
Emily Siminski was in a joking mood at the Hampton Falls, NH craft show on Sept 17, and bought Fourth Worst Joke Book. Her brother Will was leaning more toward the dark side and bought FreeK Camp. They'll each love their choices.
Nick Smart from flood-hit Spring, Texas has had his trip home delayed by Hurricane Harvey. He got Maine's 13th most popular living author to autograph his joke book in Kennebunk, Maine on Sept 2, 2017.
Andrew Convery said he'd devour the FreeKs trilogy in a week. According to his mother, he really does swallow books whole. Is there a career for him out there? He and Steve hit it off at York Days in Maine this summer.
Nathan Blake turned into a FreeK at the Alfred, Maine Apple Festival over the Sept 23-24 weekend. He'll love FreeK Camp.
Lexi and Levi Taylor like to laugh, so tday at the Hampton Falls, NH craft show on Sept 17 they picked up a couple of the Dumb Jokes for Kids collections.
Zoe & Noah Kaufmann have slightly different reading tastes at these ages. She's into FreeKy mysteries and he's learning to tell jokes. They got both reading tastes satisfied by Steve's book at York Beach, Maine this summer.
Jackson Marques loves a good joke. The Dumb Jokes for Kids series can give him over 600. He hauled them away at York Days in Maine.
Emily Lumenello decided she'd join the FreeKs fan club at Wells, Maine Chili Fest at the end of August. Maine.
Bryan O'Sullivan loves weird novels with strange kids for characters, so he was delighted to become a FreeKs fan in Wells, Maine this summer.
Josh & Jake Patton turned into FreeKs in The Villages, Florida.
Annie Tamulonis came all the way to Wells, Maine from merry olde England to get her FreeK Camp.
Katy & Andrew Layman are a couple of photogenic FreeKs (I mean FreeKs fans).
Margot Olenik, a reading specialist from Virginia, hauled a ton of Steve's FreeKs and Chill the Heart books back to Virginia.
Ryan Mainey decided to FreeK out at York Days in Maine.
Ben Goyette stopped to get some new material in York, Maine.
Makaeleh Patrick acted funny at the Alton Bay, NH show this summer. The books may explain why.
Hannah Guillemette turned into a FreeK right before Steve's eyes at the Wells, Maine show this summer.
Joyce Gordon's granddaughter Lillie of Long Beach, CA even reads on her breaks when she's visiting NYC.
Skylar Lambert is a mystery lover and enjoyed a photo op with Steve in The Villages, FL.
Tristen Cordi decided to take a walk on the weird side with Steve's Bram Stoker Award-winning horror "lite" for young readers. The two ghost story and weird tales lovers met at the Friends of the Library craft show at Wells, Maine over the holiday weekend. Tristen now has the 4-book series of 39 stories.
Tammy Hebert, Trent Vigue, Mark Atkinson, and Heidi Short left to right. These folks didn't see Steve photobombing their group pic at the Apple Festival in Alfred, Maine the weekend of Sept 23-24. So many readers, so many books, so little time.
Ally Brown started yukking it up even before she left the Hampton Falls, NH craft show on Sept 17.
Alex Rogowski met Steve in The Villages, Florida and FreeKed out.
Autumn Miller said she felt funny after she started reading Steve's joke book, so she bought it. She posed with him at the Sept 17 Hampton Falls, NH draft show.
Audrey & Caroline Carillo found treasures in The Villages, FL when they met Steve and got to hold the Bram Stoker trophy, the horror genre's top writing prize.
Brayden & Cole Haynes joked around with Steve in July at York Beach, Maine.
Madison Taylor's mother sent us a picture of her reading FreeK Camp on the beach at York Beach.
Lindsey Wettstein hit the jackpot when she ran into Steve this summer in Maine.
Vinni Brasili loves books, which is why Steve had the sign over his head. This kid was so excited at the idea of FreeKing out.
Noah Liedtke loaded up on Steve's weirdest books and collections. This was in NH this summer.
Riley McKinley was the mystery man at the Kennebunk, Maine Blueberry Fair at First Parish UU Church.
Zoey Fletcher found a treasure at York Days in Maine.
Talia Mandravelis is prepping for a career in comedy. She loaded up on material from Steve at York Beach, Maine this summer.
Quinn Larkin came to Alton Bay, NH for a few laughs, and he got them.
Ben Saro was ready to FreeK out in York, Maine.
Nick Tudryn wishes he was one of the Bridgton, Maine FreeKs teens.