Local author gives book royalties to local girl with leukemia - WBOY - Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

Local author gives book royalties to local girl with leukemia

Posted: Updated:
  • BusinessBusinessMore>>

  • Autism training to expand from Huntington to Athens, WV

    Autism training to expand from Huntington to Athens, WV

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 9:45 AM EST2016-11-16 14:45:47 GMT

    The West Virginia Autism Training Center is expanding its reach in the state. WV ATC, located at Marshall University in Huntington, has partnered with Concord University to develop on-campus support in Athens for students who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

    The West Virginia Autism Training Center is expanding its reach in the state. WV ATC, located at Marshall University in Huntington, has partnered with Concord University to develop on-campus support in Athens for students who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

  • AT&T offering computer science grants

    AT&T offering computer science grants

    Monday, November 14 2016 5:08 PM EST2016-11-14 22:08:54 GMT

    Executives with ATTInternetService are offering computer sciences grants to university professors and secondary school teachers to upgrade technology in their classrooms.

    Executives with ATTInternetService are offering computer sciences grants to university professors and secondary school teachers to upgrade technology in their classrooms.

  • WV child advocacy, domestic violence groups get help from Verizon

    WV child advocacy, domestic violence groups get help from Verizon

    Thursday, October 27 2016 5:01 PM EDT2016-10-27 21:01:17 GMT

    The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network and West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence are getting help from Verizon's HopeLine program to help those affected by domestic violence and child abuse.

    The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network and West Virginia Coalition Against Domestic Violence are getting help from Verizon's HopeLine program to help those affected by domestic violence and child abuse.

Huntington-area author and Marshall University graduate J.B. Stilwell will give 80 percent of the royalties of her debut novel, "The Source (A Mountain State Vampire Novel)" to the family of Megan Beckett Foltz, a local 8-year-old girl battling AML leukemia for the second time.

Stilwell received her bachelor's degree from Marshall in 2000 and relocated with her family to the Seattle area in 2011.

The day her debut novel went live on Amazon.com in August, tests showed that her 8-year-old niece Megan's leukemia had returned.

"The Source" is a paranormal romance set in West Virginia. The story focuses on the heroine, who is a human scientist working on a project for the Federal Office for Human and Vampire Administration, a U.S. government office created to deal with paranormal crime that the regular correctional system just can't handle.

During the month of December, the digital version of "The Source" is only $0.99 and is available for the Amazon Kindle, the Barnes & Noble Nook and in various formats on Smashwords.

Megan is currently at the Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati and recovering from a bone marrow transplant.

Powered by Frankly