Mar
11
Sat
2017
NoVa Teen Book Festival @ Washington Lee High School
Mar 11 @ 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The fabulous NoVATeen Book Festival is just around the corner on March 11th. Come by for fun and hijinx and help me fangirl over some amazing authors, including Nina LaCour, Brendan Kiely, Lindsey Smith, Alwyn Hamilton, Renee Ahdieh, Wendy Higgins, Zoraida Cordova and more!

Mar
18
Sat
2017
Santa Clarita CA RWA First Five Pages Workshop @ Old Town Newhall Library
Mar 18 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

I’m really looking forward to digging into some works in progress with the inimitable and talented Lisa Gail Green at the Santa Clarity Valley RWA meeting. We’ll be taking sample pages and pointing out where things can be tweaked to capture the reader’s attention and develop the characters, plot, and reader expectations about the story question. In Southern California somewhere? Join us!

Mar
25
Sat
2017
Ontario Teen Book Festival
Mar 25 – Mar 26 all-day
Aug
29
Tue
2017
Webinar — Preparing for a Book Launch @ Online
Aug 29 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Learn From Home with this Webinar!

Ten Steps to An Effective Book Launch

Aug. 29, 7pm to 8:30pm Central time

Does the thought of launching a book into the world, getting readers, then getting more send you shivering into a cave and slamming a door behind you? Never fear! This webinar from the Austin, TX is here to help.

Whether your publisher is pulling out all the stops for your book launch or you are going it alone, there are a number of things you can do to make sure your book gets the critical word of mouth, reviews, and sales it needs up front. This presentation will walk authors through the basic considerations of putting together a marketing plan, schedule, and budget for taking smart and cost-effective steps to launch their baby into the world.

Go to the Austin SCBWI Website for more information.

Sep
17
Sun
2017
One More Page Books
Sep 17 @ 12:15 AM – 1:15 AM

Come help me and NYT bestselling author Lisa Maxwell (THE LAST MAGICIAN) celebrate the book launch for NYT bestselling author Jodi Meadows’ BEFORE SHE IGNITES at One More Page. There will be mischief, mayhem, and dragons!