Award-Winning Author ~ Writing Instructor ~ Bookseller
         
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2014 Appearance Schedule:

Saturday & Sunday, March 15 & 16
: Tucson Festival of Books. Saturday 11-12: Poisoned Pen bookstore booth; 1-2 Mystery Writers of America booth; 4-5 Mostly Books booth; all other times, I will be volunteering at the Desert Sleuths of Scottsdale chapter of Sisters in Crime. Sunday: 10-11: Desert Sleuths of Scottsdale booth; 11:50-2:40 Arizona Authors booth.

Thursday, March 20 – Sunday, March 23: Left Coast Crime Convention, Monterery, CA. Panel/s TBA.

Saturday, April 5: Arizona Authors Writers’ Circle. Saguaro Library, 46th St. and Thomas, Phoenix. I will be presenting a workshop on novel structure, called “The structure you see, and the structure you don’t.” In this talk I introduce my hidden story concept to strengthen any novel's structure, and then present the 3-act structure for all novel types. Also appearing will be Maria Speth, Intellectual Property Attorney. Maria will speak at 9:30 am, and I will begin my talk at 11:30 am.

Friday, April 25 – Sunday, April 27: Pike’s Peak Writers’ Conference, Colorado Springs, CO. Workshop topics: Make Them Laugh, Bookstore 101, and Super Setting Workshop. Schedule TBA.

Friday, November 7 – Saturday, November 8: Word Harvest Writers’ Conference, Santa Fe, NM. Presenting a workshop on “How to inject humor into your writing.” Schedule TBA.

 

2013 Appearances:

Wednesday, January 23, 6:30 pm
: I’ll be presenting a writing workshop on “The structure you see and the structure you don’t” at the Professional Writers of Prescott, Prescott, AZ library.

Saturday, February 9, All day
: The Nuts and Bolts of Mystery Writing conference. Scottsdale Civic Center Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ. I’ll be presenting the “Creating Memorable Characters,” session at noon; signing follows.

Sunday, February 10, 2-5 pm: At the Glendale Chocolate Affaire, I will present a workshop on Planting and Managing Clues in mysteries and other fiction. The workshop is scheduled for 4 pm, and I will be signing my books in couple of hours prior to it. It’s held in Historic Downtown Glendale, in Murphy Park, located at 58th and Glendale avenues.

Saturday & Sunday, March 9 & 10
: Tucson Festival of Books. Schedule TBA.

Saturday, March 16, 2 pm
: Book launch party for REVENGE ON ROUTE 66. The Well Red Coyote. 3190 W. State Route 89A, #100, Sedona, AZ. For more information, call 928-282-2284.

Thursday, March 21 — Sunday, March 24
: Left Coast Crime 2013, Colorado Springs, CO. Here's my LCC schedule:

Friday, March 22, 1 pm: Panelist on the “If there’s a bad pun in the title, it must be a funny cozy!” panel, with Donna Andrews, Bionnie Biafore, Jess Lourey, and moderated by Linda Joffe Hull.

Friday, March 22, 2 pm: Moderating the “This can’t be normal, can it: the panel for fantasy, paranormal,” with Ann Charles, Theresa Crater, Linda Hilburn and Alex Sokoloff.

Sunday, March 24, 10 am: Panelist on the “Thrills & Laughs: A Conflict of Interest” panel, moderated by Chantelle Osman, and with Bonnie Biafore, Robert Downs, and Kathy McIntosh.

Tuesday, March 26, 3 pm: Radio interview with Sandy Moss, KQNA, Prescott

Saturday, April 13, 2 pm: Signing REVENGE ON ROUTE 66 at Poisoned Pen, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd #101  Scottsdale, AZ 85251. (480) 947-2974. I'll be signing with Deborah J. Ledford.

Wednesday, April 17, 3 pm: I'll be the featured guest on the Senior Living show on Verde Valley TV, discussing writing and my latest book, REVENGE ON ROUTE 66

Friday, April 26, 4-6 pm
: Pump House Readings. Ken’s Creekside, Sedona, AZ. I’ll be presenting a reading from REVENGE ON ROUTE 66.


Wednesday, May 15, 6 pm
: I will be presenting a talk on humor writing, “Making Them Laugh,” at the meeting of the Sisters in Crime chapter, the Desert Sleuths of Scottsdale, AZ. Grimaldi’s Pizzaria, 4000 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, email: DesertSleuths@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 21, 2:30-4:00 pm: Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, AZ. (480) 488-2286. I'll be the featured speaker, discussing REVENGE ON ROUTE 66 and writing.

Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26, all day: Phoenix Comicon. Appearance schedule TBA.

Saturday, June 8, 2 pm. Book ‘Em Mysteries, 1118 Mission Street, South Pasadena, CA. (626) 799-9600. I’ll be signing REVENGE ON ROUTE 66.

Sunday, June 9, 2:30 pm. Mysterious Galaxy. – Redondo Beach, 2810 Artesia Blvd Redondo Beach, CA. 310-542-6000. I’ll be signing REVENGE ON ROUTE 66.

Monday, June 10, 7 pm
. Mysterious Galaxy – San Diego, 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA. 858-268-4747. I’ll be presenting a writing workshop, Creating Memorable Characters, and signing copies of REVENGE ON ROUTE 66.

Saturday, August 24, 12:45: Speaking at the Tucson Sisters of Crime chapter on “The Structure You See and the Structure You Don’t,” in which I will discuss the 3-act structure for mysteries and thrillers and other plotting-related issues. Viscount Suites on Broadway Blvd., Tucson.

Friday, September 20-Sunday, September 22: Colorado Gold Writers’ Conference, sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Denver, CO. I’ll be presenting two workshops, Novel Structure University/a two-hour workshop with exercises and feedback, and How to Become a Clue Master. For more information, see the conference website.

Saturday, October 19, 10:30-12 noon
: Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek, AZ. I’ll be presenting a writing workshop on novel structure, “The structure you see, and the structure you don’t.” Fee: $10. For more information or to register, call (480) 488-2286.

Saturday, November 23, 1-2 pm: Mostly Books bookstore, 6208 E Speedway Blvd Tucson, AZ. I’ll be presenting a workshop on the Secrets of Writing Paranormal and signing copies of my books. For more information, call (520) 571-0110.

 

 

2012 Appearances for MAGICAL ALIENATION:

Saturday, January 14: Arizona Mystery Writers, in Tucson, Arizona. Topic: How to inject the paranormal into your mysteries. The group meets at the El Parador restaurant, 2744 East Broadway. I’ll be speaking at 12:30 pm, right after lunch.

Thursday, February 2, 7 pm: Mysterious Galaxy – San Diego. I’ll be presenting a paranormal writing workshop on writing the most popular cross-genre fantasy form and signing my new book, MAGICAL ALIENATION. 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA 92111.For more information, call: (858) 268.4747

Friday, February 3, 1 pm: Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, California 91362. I’ll be signing copies of MAGICAL ALIENATION. For more information, call: (805) 374-0084

Saturday, February 4, 2:30 pm: Mysterious Galaxy – Redondo Beach. I’ll be presenting a writing workshop and signing my new book, MAGICAL ALIENATION. I'll be signing with authors Brett Battles and Howard Gordon. 2810 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278. For more information, call:
(310) 542-6000.

Sunday, February 5, 1 pm: Signing MAGICAL ALIENATION at Book ‘Em Mysteries, 1118 Mission St., South Pasadena, CA 91030 626-799-9600. For information or to order, call: 1-800-4BOOKEM

Sunday, February 5, 2 pm: I’ll be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Los Angeles chapter of Sisters in Crime. South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro, South Pasadena. Topic: How to inject the paranormal into your writing.

Wednesday, March 28 - Sunday, April 4: Left Coast Crime, Sacramento, CA. I'll be appearing on the FUTURE OF PUBLISHING panel on Friday at 11:30 am, and moderating the MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR panel on Saturday at 9 am.

Wednesday, May 16, 7 pm
: Desert Sleuths Chapter of Sisters in Crime, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, 4000 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ. I’ll be talking about the promotional demands on a published author.

Friday, May 25 - Sunday, May 27
: Phoenix Comicon, Phoenix Convention Center. Appearance schedule:
ComiCrime - Mystery and Crime at Comicon: Friday 3:00pm - 4:00p
Balancing Humor and Action in Your Stories: Saturday 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Mixing Genres: Saturday 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Saturday, June 9, all day: Arizona Authors Writers'Circle. I'll be presenting a session on plotting, including how to capture your book's hidden story.


Sunday, June 17, 12:30
: Society of Southwest Authors, Sheraton Four Points at Speedway and Campbell in Tucson, AZ. I’ll be speaking about how writers can get their books into more bookstores.

Saturday, June 23: Tempe Chapter of the American Business Women's Association. I'll be discussing how I multi-task among my various jobs.

Thursday, August 30, 5:30 pm: TEAM Night at the Manzanita Restaurant in Cornville, AZ. Appearing with authors Val Chanda and Amber Polo. The Manzanita Resaturant is pairing together a special 5 course dinner, with Javelina Leap Winery and author presentations. Call 928-634-8851 for reservations or information.

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9: Colorado Gold Conference, presented by the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. I’ll be making two presentations:
Sunday, 10-10:50 — Taking a Clue from One Whodunnit
Sunday, 11-11:50 — Bookstore Basics

Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14: I will be appearing at the Society of Southwestern Authors Conference. I will be doing a solo presentation of: Do you Woo-Woo? Writing Successful Paranormal Fiction and also appearing on a publishing panel.


2011 Appearances:

Saturday, Saturday, January 8 2 - 4 p.m. START THE NEW YEAR - WRITE! Sisters in Crime LA Speaker's Bureau presents its first Burbank event of 2011 - a free writing workshop! I’ll present a workshop on structure and plotting: “How to go from a mere fragment of an idea to a fully plotted novel that’s ready to write.” Burbank (CA) Public Library - Buena Vista Branch (300 N. Buena Vista, Burbank, CA)

Saturday, January 15, 2 pm
: I’ll present a 1 1⁄2 hour writing workshop: The Dynamics of Place — Why you need it, and how to effectively capture it — with writing exercises. The Well Red Coyote bookstore, 3190 W. State Route 89A, #400, Sedona, AZ. For more information, email: books@wellredcoyote.com

Wednesday, March 9, 10 am: Appearing as part of a writers’ program for the Sedona Women. Meeting at the Community Room of the Sedona Public Library. 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona, AZ.

Saturday & Sunday, March 12-13: Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona Campus. I’ll be at the Desert Sleuths booth — #109 — Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning; I’ll be signing at the Arizona Authors booth — #155 — Sunday afternoon after 1:45.

Thursday, March 24 – Sunday, March 27: Left Coast Crime 2011/Santa Fe, New Mexico. Programs: Cuento Program, Thursday, March 24, 1 pm: Humor Will Discharge Our Anger. Thursday, 3 pm, Supernatural Mysteries panel.

Saturday, April 16, all day: I’ll be participating in a free all-day writing workshop: THE SECRETS OF WRITING A SUCCESSFUL MYSTERY, sponsored by the Desert Sleuths chapter of Sisters in Crime and the Scottsdale, AZ library. I’ll be participating in the "Mysteries vs. Thrillers" workshop with Deborah J Ledford.

Malice Domestic Convention, Friday, April 29 – Sunday, May 1st: Hyatt Hotel, Bethesda, MD. Saturday, April 30, 8:45 am: Appearing on the All In The Family panel: When Murder Accusations Hit Too Close to Home.

Festival of Mystery, Monday, May 2, 5 pm: Greek Orthodox Church in Oakmont, 12 Washington St, Oakmont, PA, sponsored by the Mystery Lovers Bookshop. Click to buy my books.

Friday, May 27 & Saturday, May 28: Phoenix Comicon. I'll be appearing on the Mixing Paranormal with Other Genres, Friday, 1:30-2:30 pm, and the Getting Inside the Criminal Mind panel, on Saturday from noon-1 pm, signing both days at the Desert Sleuths table, #640.

Tuesday, June 28, 7:15-8:15
: Desert Rose RWA Chapter, Tempe, AZ. The Secrets of Successful Mysteries: I will share some of the most lethal mistakes her students have made in mystery and suspense novel writing, mistakes that absolutely doom a manuscript. She'll also discuss her own unusual (and effective) approach to mystery novel planning, as well as relating some of the elements that successful mysteries share. For more information, see the Desert Rose website.

Monday, July 11, all day: I'll be appearing on the Sisters in Crime online list as part of their Mentor Monday program, answering questions about being a bookseller and the book business

Saturday, October 1, all day: Sedona Book Festival, Yavapai College-Sedona Campus, Sedona, AZ. I will be presenting a workshop on "An Insider's Guide to Publishing" at 9 am, and will be signing my books all day.

Wednesday, October 12, 11:30 am: I will be the guest speaker at the Fountain Hills' Friends in the Hills Welcome Club. Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, AZ.

Thursday, October 20, 10 am PST
: I'll be the featured guest on Susan Wingate & Joshua Graham’s Radio Show “DIALOGUE: Between the Lines” Undercut by BlogTalkRadio Format!

Saturday, October 29, 2 pm: Mesquite Library, 4525 E. Paradise Valley Parkway North, Phoenix, AZ (At the Paradise Valley Mall). Along with other members of the Desert Sleuths chapter of Sisters in Crime, I'll be signing copies of our latest chapter anthology SOWEST SO WILD, along with copies of my new book, MAGICAL ALIENATION.

Saturday, November 12, 2 pm: Book launch party for my new book, MAGICAL ALIENATION. 1 pm - reception; 2 pm - writing workshop: "Writing Today's Most Popular Fantasy and Cross-Genre Fiction." The Well Red Coyote bookstore, 3190 W. State Route 89A, #100, Sedona, AZ

Saturday, December 3, 4 pm: I'll be signing my new book, MAGICAL ALIENATION, at the Poisoned Pen bookstore in Scottsdale, AZ, along with Deborah J. Ledford and Clark Lohr. Our signing will take place just prior to the Sisters in Crime 25th Anniversary Party. 4014 N Goldwater Blvd. Suite 101, Scottsdale, AZ. For information or to reserve a copy, call: (480) 947-2974.

Tuesday, December 6, 3:30 pm: I'll be interviewed by Sandy Moss, Community Calendar radio host at KPPV/KQNA Radio in Prescott, AZ. 100.7 FM.

Saturday, December 17, 2 pm: Velma Teague Branch of the Glendale Public Library, Glendale, AZ. I’ll be presenting a talk on my new Magical Mystery, MAGICAL ALIENATION. 7010 North 58th Avenue, Glendale. For more information, call (623) 930-3430.



2010 Appearances:

Saturday, November 6, 11:30 am: I’ll be appearing at the Scottsdale Library’s WRITE LOCAL EXPO, presenting a workshop on “Bookstores 101,” to acquaint authors with how to work with bookstores. Scottsdale Public Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251. For more information, call 480.312.READ (7323)

Saturday, November 6, 10:30 am: I’ll be appearing at the Scottsdale Library’s WRITE LOCAL EXPO, presenting a workshop on “Writing Mysteries vs. Thrillers,” with Deborah J. Ledford, author of STATACCO. Scottsdale Public Library, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251. For more information, call 480.312.READ (7323)

Thursday, October 14 - Sunday, October 17: Bouchercon 2010, Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

Tuesday, October 12, 11 am
: I’ll be the featured speaker at the Lake Montezuma Women’s Civic Association meeting; Gathering Restaurant, Camp Verde, AZ.

Saturday, October 9, 10 am
: I'll be speaking at the Arizona Mystery Writers meeting, HomeTown Buffet at the northwest corner of River and Oracle Roads in Tucson, AZ. I'll be talking about "How to Inject Humor into Your Writing" I'll also be providing handouts on humor-writing and keeping readers engaged.

Saturday, October 2, all day: Appearing at the 2nd Annual Sedona Book Festival, Yavapai College Sedona Campus, Sedona, AZ. For more information, visit festival website.

Friday, October 1, 5-8 pm: During Sedona’s "First Friday" night, I’ll be appearing as part of the “Authors in the Galleries” Program. I’ll be appearing at the Lanning Gallery, Hozho Center, 431 State Route 179, #A1-2, Sedona, (928) 282-6865. I’ll be talking about my writing at 6:45 pm.

Friday, October 1, 9-10:30 am: Sedona Book Festival Workshops. I'll be appearing on Workshop #1 -- Authors Reveal the Secrets of Good Fiction — with Greg Lilly, author of SCALPING THE RED ROCKS, and Deborah Vaughn, author of IN SEARCH OF THE MENOPAUSE RANCH. Sedona Community Center, 2645 Melody Lane, West Sedona, AZ. For more information, contact Barbara Litrell blitrell@aol.com.

Saturday, August 7, 1 - 2:30 pm: I will be signing my books HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE and REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE, at the Old Sage Bookshop, 110 S. Montezuma Street in Prescott.(928) 776-1136 or email oldsage@cableone.net.

Thursday, August 5, 4:30 pm: I will be interviewed by Sandy Moss on KPPV Radio, 106.7 FM, in Prescott, AZ.

Wednesday, August 4, 10 am: I will be appearing on the AM Arizona TV show, on KAZT TV, to discuss my paranormal mystery, HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE.

Sunday, August 1, 2 pm: Los Angeles Chapter of Sisters in Crime Meeting, South Pasadena Library. My presentation will be "Getting Your Books into Bookstores." For more information, click here

Saturday, July 31, 2 pm: I'll be signing copies of my new Tracy Eaton mystery, REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES SAKE, at Mystery & Imagination Bookshop, 238 North Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203-2610,
(818) 545-0206

Sunday, June 6, 1 pm: Book ‘Em Mysteries, 1118 Mission St., South Pasadena, CA 91030 626-799-9600 1-800-4BOOKEM

Saturday, June 5, 2 pm: The Mystery Bookstore, 1036-C Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles (Westwood Village), CA. 90024. (310) 209-0415.

Friday, June 4, 1 pm: Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, California 91362. (805) 374-0084.

Thursday, June 3, 7 pm: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA 92111. I'll be signing REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE, with Dianne Emley, author of LOVE KILLS.
(858) 268-4747 for more information. Click to reserve a signed copy.

Friday, May 28 & Saturday, May 29: I’ll be appearing on two panels at the Phoenix Comicon. Friday, 3 pm: "Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Steampunk, Oh My!' Saturday, 3 pm: “Beyond The Vampire and Werewolf.” Signings: Friday, 5 pm; Saturday, 4:30 pm. Phoenix Convention Center South Building, home of the 2010 Phoenix Comicon.

Monday, May 17, 6:30-8:30 pm: AZ Authors/Glendale, Glendale Foothills Library, Glendale, AZ. I'll be presenting a paranormal writing workshop.

Saturday, May 15, 2 pm: The Velma Teague Library, Glendale, AZ. 7010 North 58th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85301-2425. I'll be discussing my two new books, HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE and REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE. For information, call (623) 930-3430.

Tuesday, May 11, 11 am
: Lake Montezuma's Woman's Club, Beaver Creek Country Club, Lake Montezuma, AZ.

Saturday, May 8, 1:30 pm: I'll be signing my new Tracy Eaton mystery, REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE, at Clues Unlimited, 3146 East Fort Lowell Road, (Southeast corner Fort Lowell & Country Club), Tucson, AZ. (520) 326-8533; info@cluesunlimited.com

Friday, April 30 - Sunday, May 2: Malice Domestic Convention; Arlington, Virginia. Panel: Urban fantasies.

Thursday, April 29, 7-9 pm
: I'll be appearing on a mystery author panel at the Central Library of Columbia, Maryland. 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD. For information, call (480) 947-2974.

Saturday, April 24:The LA Times Festival of Books, UCLA campus, Los Angeles, CA. Signing schedule: I'll be signing at the SinC/LA booth from 10 am - noon; and The Mystery Bookstore booth from 3-4 pm.

Monday, April 19, AZ Authors/Chandler, 6:00-8:00 pm: Chandler Public Library, Sunset Branch; Chandler, AZ. I'll be presenting a paranormal writing workshop.

Sunday, April 18, 2 pm: I'll be signing my new book, REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE at the Poisoned Pen bookstore, 4014 North Goldwater Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ. For more information or to reserve a signed copy, call (480) 947-2974.

Saturday, April 10, 2 pm: Book launch for REVENGE FOR OLD TIMES' SAKE, The Well Red Coyote, 3190 W. SR 89A, Sedona, AZ. Workshop

Saturday, March 20, 1:30 pm
: Fountain Hills Library Association Speaker Series, Fountain Hills, Arizona. 12901 N. La Montana Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ. I'll be discussing my books.

Thursday, March 18, 7-8 pm:I'll be discussing my mysteries with the Book Discussion Group at the Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road, Queen Creek, AZ. 602-652-3000

Thursday, March 11 – Sunday, March 14: Left Coast Crime 2010 Convention – Los Angeles, CA. For more information, click here.

My LCC panels:
Friday, March 12, 8:30-9:15 am: WANNA BE A WRITER? I'll be moderating a panel with L.J. Sellers, Melodie Johnson Howe and Jason Pinter. And...

Saturday, March 13, 4:45-5:30 pm: SUPERNATURAL MYSTERIES. I'll be appearing on a panel with Kat Richardson, Sue Ann Jaffarian, moderated by Juliet Blackwell.

Monday, March 8, 2010, 5 pm Central Time; I’ll be the featured guest on Sylvia Dickey Smith’s BlogTalkRadio program, Murder, She Writes

Saturday, February 13, 12-2:30 pm: I'll meet and greet readers at the Fourth Annual Oro Valley Book Festival. 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Oro Valley AZ. (520) 229-5300

Wednesday, January 27, 5:30-7:30 pm: Scottsdale Society of Women Writers. Cafe Carumba Restaurant, Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ. I'll be presenting a humor writing workshop

Saturday, January 23, 10 am: Saguaro Chapter of RWA; El Parador Tropical Restaurant, rear room, 2744 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson. I'll talk about "The Secrets to Writing Successful Mysteries. For more information, email Kellie Hazell.

Saturday, January 16, 2-4 pm: Barnes & Noble, Scottsdale Fiesta Shopping Center, 10500 N. 90th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
I'll be discussing my new paranormal mystery, HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE. If there are any writers in the audience, she’ll address some critical points to consider when writing paranormal fiction. For information, call 480-391-0048

Sunday, January 10, 2 pm
: Book ‘Em Mysteries, 1118 Mission St., South Pasadena, CA 91030 626-799-9600 1-800-4BOOKEM

Saturday, January 9, 1:30 pm: The Mystery Bookstore, 1036-C Broxton Avenue, Los Angeles (Westwood Village), CA. 90024. (310) 209-0415.

Friday, January 8, 1 pm: Mysteries to Die For, 2940 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Thousand Oaks, California 91362. (805) 374-0084.

Thursday, January 7, 7 pm
: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, 7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA 92111. I'll be presenting a lively writing workshop on How to Inject the Supernatural into Your Writing. (858) 268-4747 for more information. Click to reserve a signed copy




2009 Appearances:

Wednesday, September 16, 6:15 pm: Cove Desert Nursing Home, Chandler, AZ.

Thursday, September 17, 5-8 pm: Queen Creek Library, Queen Creek, Arizona. I'll be appearing with other Arizona mystery presenting a mystery panel.

Friday, October 2, 6-9 pm & Saturday, October 3, 10 am - 5 pm: Sedona First Annual Book Festival. I'll be one of the Guests of Honor at Sedona's First Annual Book Festival, along with fellow Guest of Honor, James Bishop, Jr. and Keynote Speakers, Barbara Peters, owner of the Poisoned Pen bookstore, and
Robert Rosenwald, president and publisher of Poisoned Pen Press, who will be discussing "Trends in the World of Publishing. For more information, click here

Saturday, October 10; Supernatural Writing Workshop - 3 pm; Reader Signing 5 - 8 pm: Atalanta Books & Music, 38 Main Street, Bisbee, AZ. For more information, call 520-432-9976

Saturday, October 17, 1:30 pm: The Well Red Coyote bookstore, Sedona, Arizona. Book launch party and writing workshop. At 1:30, we'll party to celebrate the launch of my new supernatural mystery, HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE. At 2 pm, I'll present a workshop on writing supernatural fictional and urban fantasy.

Wednesday, October 21, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm: Phoenix Country Day School, 3901 E. Standford Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ. For information, call 602-955-8200.

Wednesday, October 21, 6:30 pm: Desert Sleuths chapter, Sisters in Crime, Scottsdale, AZ. I'll present a workshop on writing the supernatural mystery. For more information, click here

Friday, October 23, 7 pm: The Poisoned Pen bookstore, 4014 N Goldwater Blvd # 101, Scottsdale, AZ. For more information, call (480) 947-2974


Wednesday, October 28, 7 pm: Professional Writers of Prescott meeting. I'll present a workshop on Writing Short Stories. For more information, email Arlene Eisenbise <ProgramVP@prescottwriters.com>

Saturday, November 14: Clues Unlimited bookstore. 1:00 Writing Workshop - Injecting the Supernatural in your Writing; 2:00 signing. 3146 East Fort Lowell Road,Tucson, AZ. For more information, call (520) 326-8533 (voice) or email: info@cluesunlimited.com.

Sunday, November 15, 11:30 am - 3 pm: Society of Southwest Authors Book Festival, Four Points Sheridan Conference Center, Tucson.

Saturday, November 21 & Sunday, November 22: Scottsdale Book Street, Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, click here

Thursday, December 4, 4pm: Host Sandy Moss will interview me live on her KPPV-FM and KQNA-AM radio show,"Night Beat," in Prescott, AZ

Saturday, December 5, 3:30 pm: Mystery panel with the authors of t
he "How NOT to Survive the Holidays" anthology; The Velma Teague Library, Glendale, AZ.

Sunday, December 6: I'll guest blog on the Type M for Murder blog.

Saturday, December 12, 5 pm: Pages New and Rare Bookstore, 7100 E Cave Creek Rd, Suite 164, Cave Creek, Arizona. I'll be discussing new new book, HIGH CRIMES ON THE MAGICAL PLANE, my interest in the paranormal; for an adult and a young adult audience. For information, call 480-575-7220.

Thursday, December 17, 3:30 pm: Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ. I'll be appearing on a mystery panel, along with the other authors of the HOW NOT TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS anthology.