Author and former Taylorville resident Fred Durbin came to the Taylorville Public Library this past Saturday and read to the public.
Durbin has other two fantasy novels his first was Dragonfly back in 1999 and his second novel, which just came out is titled The Star Shard.
Durbin says reading is important for children so they can use their imagination
Durbin says the best way to prepare for a career in writing is to read.
Durbin says his favorite stories are fantasy novels
To check out his new book The Star Shard and more information about Durbin you can go to his website fredericsdurbin.com.