Appearances

 2017

January 6–11

MFA in Writing Popular Fiction residency
Workshops: “Setting and Research” and “The Business of Writing”
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

January 18

History Club of Los Gatos
Lecture with Linda McGinnis: “The Amish and the Language of Fabric”
Los Gatos, CA

January 28

Silicon Valley RWA
Workshop: “Expect Success: The Business of Your Career”
San Jose, CA

February 24–26

San Francisco UnCon
San Francisco, CA

March 3–5

Corsair’s Cove writers retreat with Sharon Ashwood, Lee McKenzie, and Rachel Goldsworthy
Victoria, BC

March 11

Vancouver Island Romance Authors
Workshop: “Writing Back-Cover Copy”
Vancouver Island Regional Library–Nanaimo North Branch6250 Hammond Bay Road,
Nanaimo, BC

April 5

Loma Prieta History Club
Lecture: “Holy City: Religious Community or Tourist Trap?”
Los Gatos, CA

April 19–26

Workshop leader, along with Margie Lawson, Camille Mofidi of Kobo Europe, and Louise Fury of The Bent Agency
Chateau Les Carrasses
Beziers, France

May 12–13

Festival du Roman Feminin
Presented by Les Romantiques
Espace Saint Martin
Paris, France

May 26–28

Friday, May 26 @ 5:00 p.m. – Series & Connected Stories (Carmel Room)
Sunday, May 28 @ 5:00 p.m. – Building a Steampunk World (Carmel Room)
Doubletree Hotel
San Jose, CA

June 20–25

MFA in Writing Popular Fiction residency
Workshops: “Setting and Research,” “Series, Secondaries, and Subplots in YA”
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

June 22–25

In Your Write Mind conference
Friday, June 23 @ 9:00am – Writing the Back-Cover Blurb
Friday, June 23 @ 7:00-10:00pm – Book Signing (Performing Arts Center, Greensburg)
Saturday, June 24 @ 8:00am – Expect Success: The Business of Your Career
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

August 3-6

Ghost Town Writers Retreat
Friday, August 4 @ 2:00pm – Mad tea party with Mary Sangiovanni, Dusty Rose Tea Room
5:00pm – Book signing, Georgetown Heritage Center
5:30pm – Hamill House “Through the Looking Glass” benefit dinner
7:00pm – Beer debut party (Tesla Alternating Ale, named by yours truly), Guanella Pass Brewery 501 Rose Street
Saturday, August 5 @ 11:00am – Weird West panel
1:00pm – Build Your Own Steampunk Library
Sunday, August 6 @ 10:00am – Steampunk Worlds: Do I Have to Set My Book in Victorian London?
Georgetown, CO

August 26

Workshop: “The Business of Writing” 2–4:00 p.m.
California Writers Club: Fremont Area Writers
Round Table Pizza, 37408 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA

 2018

January 5-10

MFA in Writing Popular Fiction residency
Workshops: “Setting and Research” and “The Business of Writing”
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

June 19-24

MFA in Writing Popular Fiction residency
Workshops: “Setting and Research”
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

July 25-28

Romance Writers of America national conference
Denver, CO