APRIL 25, 2013
MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE
Reading from WHO'S GOT THE MONEY?, a funny government embezzlement crime caper, followed by a class Q&A period.
JUNE 30, 2012
Sponsored by Sisters in Crime Los Angeles
MANHATTAN BEACH LIBRARY
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
“Between the Covers”
MARCH 31 2012
LEFT COAST CRIME CONFERENCE
Moderator: Location, Location, Location Panel
What role does location play in mystery novels, and why is that important?
Panel members: Nadia Gordon, Rebecca Hale, Hilary Davidson and Helene Tursten.
APRIL 7, 2012
CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY
1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas NV
Author signing AND Free Workshop: Writing for online magazines, newspapers and blogs
APRIL 9, 2012
February 16, 2012
LAS VEGAS WRITERS GROUP
Las Vegas, NV
"What's the Point of Point of View?"
Talk and Book Signing
February 27, 2012
PASEO VERDE LIBRARY
280 S Green Valley Pkwy,
I was the February Featured Author
The READ Local Author Series features an author from the Henderson/Las Vegas community on the fourth Monday of each month in the Library Lobby to meet and greet readers. My books will be available for purchase and signing.
January 15, 2011
NATIONAL WRITERS ASSOCIATION-
Workshop: Pump Up Your Personality
February 13, 2011
SISTERS IN CRIME SOUTHERN NEVADA
Workshop: "CRAFTING TWISTS AND DROPPING CLUES"
How to keep readers turning the pages
March 14, 2011
HENDERSON WRITERS GROUP
"Making Cardboard Scenes Spring to Life" workshop/presentation
Las Vegas NV
April 23, 2011
GREATER LOS ANGELES
Panel Moderator: For the Thrill of It, or "It's Murder They Wrote"
Los Angeles CA
April 26, 2011
MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE
Reading of my short story "Trust No One" from the award winning "The Mystery of the Green Mist" followed by a class Q&A period.
May 23, 2011
INTERVIEW ON SYLVIA DICKEY'S BLOG RADIO SHOW "WRITING STRONG WOMEN"
Discussion of "Devil's Dance," Book One in the Twist of Fate series written as Arliss Adams.
Link to Sylvia's Website: http://www.sylviadickeysmith.com/
June 18, 2011
CHARACTER INTERVIEW ON PAULA'S COPPERS-
Interviews with cops and other crimei-solving characters.
THE SILVER SISTERS' 80 YEAR OLD MOTHER FLOSSIE tells all!
Be sure to read the interview.
Link to Paula Petty's website: www.paulapetty.com
GUEST on Vito Colluci's CRIME TIME radio show. Broadcast in many markets plus internet
Vito is a high-profile private investigator who has appeared on many national TV and radio shows. The show will be archived if you can't listen live.
July 15, 2011
GUEST BLOGGER on the Creatures and Crooks Blog
Creatures 'n Crooks Books & Sundries
August 8, 2011
GUEST ON SANDRA PARSHALL'S MENTOR MONDAY
PARTNERS IN CRIME CHAPTER
This is an Australian Sisters in Crime Chapter
Reading from VANISHING ACT IN VEGAS and Q&A session
Video by Australia Videography and Photography
October 2, 2011
WEST HOLLYWOOD BOOK FAIR
West Hollywood Library and Park
Greater Los Angeles Writers Society Booth
625 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, California
October 9, 2011
SISTERS IN CRIME LOS ANGELES
The Community Room
South Pasadena Library
1115 El Centro
South Pasadena, California
"You Don't Say" Workshop. Navigating the rough waters of the English language. Open to the Public
November 3, 2011
A CHAT WITH M.M. GORNELL ON HER BLOG
November 4, 2011
GUEST BLOGGING AT THOUGHTS IN PROGRESS
November 12, 2011 2:00 p.m.
MURDER AND TEA BOOK CLUB
Van Nuys, California
Visit their MeetUp page for location
Reading from “Vanishing Act in Vegas,” Silver Sisters Mysteries Book 3
Page Visits beginning September 2011:
THE ART OF DRAWING PICTURES WITH WORDS
CRAFTING TWISTS AND DROPPING CLUESTwists and clues are not only for mysteries, suspense and thrillers. They can be found in just about every genre.
WHAT'S THE POINT OF POINT OF VIEW?This workshop simplifies a very complex, and often confusing subject. Dealing with the main types of point of view.
MEMOIRS -- FOR YOURSELF OR PUBLICATION
YOU DON'T SAY - NAVIGATING OUR QUIRKY ENGLISH LANGUAGE
PUMP UP YOUR PERSONALITY - WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT TO WRITERS AND HOW TO DO IT
Once the book is done and in print, this becomes even more important. You are your best salesperson, but how to grab the audience?
RIPPED FROM THE HEADLINES
A look at what it takes to select something from the news and turn it into a fictional book or story in various genres. What do you keep, what do you change, and why?
FITTING CHARACTERS PROFESSIONS
TO THE STORY
Selecting professions, and deciding how characters would act under a given set of circumstances is one of the most important decisions a fiction writer can make. Will they respond in a way normally expected of someone trained to do what they do?
MORE WORKSHOPS ALWAYS IN DEVELOPMENT