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November 14, 2015: Bayou Writers Conference, Lake Charles, LA
October 8-11, 2015: Bouchercon, Raleigh, NC
September 26, 2015: Western Reserve Writers Conference, Willoughby, OH
September 18-20, 2015: Central Coast Writers Conference, San Luis Obispo, CA
Workshops: "How to Write that Script", Unravelling the Mystery of Mysteries" and
"Advanced Social Media for Authors"
September 4-7, 2015: Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
Workshops:Writing Mysteries & Editing
August 6-9, 2015: Cape Cod Writers Conference, Hyannis, MA
Workshops: "Social Media", "Pitches & Queries" and "50 Editing Mistakes"
June 3-7 2015: Origins, Columbus, OH.
Workshops:Social Media & Editing
May 28-31, 2015: Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix, AZ - Booth 14132
May 16, 2015:Screenwriters of Brevard 3rd Annual Conference, Cocoa Beach, FL
Workshops: "Pitching to the Hollywood Execs" 1-2PM
March 27-28, 2015: Northern Colorado Writers Conference, Ft. Collins, CO
Workshops: "How to Write that Script" and "Crafting a Short Story"
March 16-18, 2015 GAMA Trade Show, Las Vegas, NV
Workshops: "Social Media", Tuesday 1PM
March 12-15, 2015: Left Coast Crime, Portland, OR
"Social Media: What Every Author Needs to Know" Thursday, 1-2PM
November 13-16, 2014: Bouchercon, Long Beach, CA
* "Noir Comes in Many Flavors” - Thursday, 4PM Regency C
(with: Jon Bassoff, Steph Cha, Chris Holm, Robert Lewis, Fuminori Nakamura)
* “Close Enough for Government Work: How Government Agency Associations Add to the Suspense” - Sunday, November 16 8:30AM Regency B/C
(with: Derek Haas, Andrew Grant, Dana Haynes, Harry Hunsicker, Boyd Morrison)
October 24-26, 2014: Whidbey Island Writers Conference, Coupeville, WA
Workshops: Perfecting Your Pitch & Query Letter and How to Get Your Screenplay Noticed in Hollywood; Friday Chat House: Unravelling the Mystery of Mysteries
October 3-4, 2014: University of New Mexico - Gallup Writers Conference, Gallup, NM
"Working with Publishers, Editors and Agents Roundtable" (Friday 10AM), "Screenwriting" (Friday, 11AM), "It's a Mystery" (Saturday, 11:30AM)
This event was canceled by the organizers.
September 26-28, 2014: Convolution, San Francisco, CA (Booth # TBA)
"How did witches, vampires and the walking dead become the in thing" (Friday 4PM), "Where do ideas come from?" (Saturday 2PM), "Shameless self-promotion for writers" (Sunday 12PM), "New Adult, is this a real thing?" (Sunday 2PM)
September 12-13, 2014: League of Utah Writers Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
Workshops: Perfecting Your Pitch and Query (5:00PM Friday) & Unravelling the Mystery of Mysteries (2PM Saturday)
Coaching/consulting sessions will be offered.
August 29-September 1, 2014: Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
Workshops: The End is the Beginning (pitching and querying your finished work)
August 8-10, 2014: Cape Cod Writers Conference, Hyannis, MA
Workshops: Screenwriting & Short Story Writing
Manuscript evaluations/mentoring sessions will be offered.
June 27-29, 2014: Albuquerque Comic Expo, Albuquerque, NM (Workshops & Booth # TBA)
June 5-8, 2014: Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix, AZ, Booth #2514
Panel: "Cool Things I'm Reading: YA Edition" Sunday, 10:30AM
May 17, 2014: Screenwriters of Brevard 3rd Annual Conference, Cocoa Beach, FL
Workshop: How to Write that Script
May 2-4, 2014: DFW Writers Conference, Dallas, TX
Workshops: How to Write that Script & Dynamic Flash Fiction
Consulting appointments will also be offered.
March 20-23, 2014: Left Coast Crime, Monterey CA
Thursday, 10:45-11:30AM: "Short Story Thursday"
Friday, 4:00-4:45PM: "Social Media: Getting the Word out in Today's Digital Age"
March 14-15, 2014: Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ
Saturday, 11:50AM-2:40PM, Booth #332
October 17-20, 2013: Florida Writers Association Conference, Orlando, FL
Thursday "Perfecting Your Pitch"
Friday, 3:30PM "Publisher/Agent/Editor Panel"
Saturday, 10:40AM "How to Get Your Screenplay Noticed"
Individual coaching/consulting sessions also available.
September 27-29, 2013: WWA Fall Conference, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Saturday, 11:00AM "How to Write That Script"
Saturday, 1:00PM "Perfecting Your Pitch
Individual coaching/consulting sessions also available.
September 21-22, 2013: Bouchercon - Albany, NY (Attending)
September 19-20, 2013: Hampton Roads Writers Conference - Virginia Beach, VA
Thursday, 6:30PM "Perfecting Your Pitch"
Friday: "Social Media for Authors", "From Idea to Big Screen" & "Flash Fiction"
June 21-23, 2013: Albuquerque Comic Expo - Albuquerque, NM (Booth E5)
Saturday, 11:00AM "Plotting a Screenplay"
May 23-26, 2013: Phoenix Comicon - Phoenix, AZ (Booth #2516)
Friday, 1:30PM "It's a Mystery to Me"
Saturday, 10:30AM "The Short and the Shorter of it: The Short Fiction Panel"
Sunday, 10:30 AM "What I'm Reading - Young Adult Edition"
May 10-12, 2013: Southwest Book Fiesta - Albuquerque, NM (Booth #40 unless otherwise indicated)
Friday, 4:00PM Author Reading & Short Story Workshop
Sunday, 10:00AM-1:00PM: Booth #525
March 21-24, 2013: Left Coast Crime - Colorado Springs, CO
Friday, 9:00 AM "It's a Noir Cozy Steampunk Police Procedural!"
Sunday, 10:00 AM "Thrills & Laughs: A Conflict of Interest"
March 9-10, 2013: Tucson Festival of Books - Tucscon, AZ (Booth #153: Sat 11AM-4PM))
January 25-27, 2013: Cocoa Beach Writers Conference - Cocoa Beach, FL (Keynote)
12/14/12-12/16/12 Writers for New Orleans - New Orleans, LA (Attending)
10/4/12-10/7/12 Bouchercon - Cleveland, OH
Friday, 10:15AM Mystery Blogs and Bloggers
6/9/12-6/10/12 Space Coast Screenwriter’s Workshop (Keynote) - Melbourne, FL
5/24/12-5/27/12 Phoenix Comicon - Phoenix, AZ
Friday, 3-4PM ComiCrime, Mystery & Crime at Comicon
Saturday, 10:30-11:30 AM What I’m Reading (YA)
Saturday, 1:30-2:30: Short Fiction/Flash Fiction
5/5/12 - CozyCon - Phoenix, AZ (Attending)
4/27/12-4/29/12 Texas Trail Writers Spring Retreat, Fort Davis, TX
3/29/12-4/01/12 Left Coast Crime 2012 - Sacramento, CA
Saturday 10:15AM The YouTubing of Film: The New Mystery Movie Making
3/10/12-3/11/12 Tucson Festival of Books - Tucson, AZ
10/20/11-10/23/11 10th Annual Florida Writers’ Conference - Lake Mary, FL
10/1/11-10/2/11 Write on the Sound - Edmonds, WA
09/15/11-09/18/11 Bouchercon 2011 - St. Louis, MO
Saturday, 8:30AM Playing Fair with your Readers
09/09/11-09/11/11 Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers’ Conference - Denver, CO
06/24/11-06/25/11 Poisoned Pen Conference - Phoenix, AZ (Attending)
05/26/11-05/29/11 Phoenix Comicon - Phoenix, AZ
04/16/11 Learn the Secrets of a Successful Mystery - 10am -Scottsdale Civic Ctr Library, AZ
04/06/11-04/10/11 RT Book Lovers Convention - Los Angeles, CA (Attending)
03/24 - 03/27/11 Left Coast Crime 2011 - Santa Fe, NM
03/19/11 Add Some Mystery to Your Fiction - Arizona Authors Association Spring Writers Circle - 12 - Glendale Foothills Library, AZ
03/11 & 3/12/11 Tucson Festival of Books Sleuth Booth #109
11/06/10 Write Local Expo - Scottsdale AZ
11/13/10 Short Story Workshop @ The Well Red Coyote Sedona AZ
10/13 - 10/17/10 Bouchercon, San Francisco (Attending)
3/11 - 3/14/10 Left Coast Crime 2010 - Los Angeles, CA
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