ART AND WORDS OPENING READING AND RECEPTION
6 pm – 9 pm
Art on the Boulevard Gallery, 4919 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Suite B
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Honored that my stories “Lights in the Forest” and “Proposals” are featured in this esteemed gallery show! Join us in Fort Worth TX on 9/21 at 6 pm for the opening reception hosted by talented author & curator Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam! Art show runs 9/21 – 10/12 For more information: https://bonniejostufflebeam.com/art-words-show/
WRITESPACE WRITING WORKSHOP: GETTING PUBLISHED WITH FLASH FICTION
Saturday, September 28th
1 PM – 4 PM
Writespace, Silver Street Studios, 2000A Edwards #208, Houston, TX 77007
Come explore the process of balancing craft and marketability in your flash and submitting it to markets that will amplify your voice. Roll up your sleeves and get informed, motivated, and ready to submit! For more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/getting-published-with-flash-fiction-tickets-63434692874
WOMEN IN HORROR LITERARY PANEL
Scary Dad’s Haunted Halloween Show
Sun, September 29th
Join a group of award-winning female writers in a lively discussion of horror that keeps readers awake at night!
CRAFTING STRONG WOMEN: A GENERATIVE FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP
Sat, May 18, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road, Houston, TX 77055
Award-winning author Jae Mazer and I will follow up our successful March writing workshop on May 18 at 1 pm at the Mendenhall Center in Spring Branch, Houston. Come ready to enrich and create female-oriented characters across many genres — from literary to speculative fiction, to mystery/thriller, to stories of love and friendship. Bring 1,000 words of your current work in progress featuring a female-oriented character, or notes on a new character that you’d like to create. Gather fresh ideas and renewed determination to bring feisty and resilient women to life on your pages! This fun yet challenging workshop will get your pen and your mind moving. Tuition: $60. Limited to 15 students.
Register via Eventbrite today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crafting-strong-women-a-generative-fiction-writing-workshop-tickets-59930749485
Writing Powerful Women in Genre Fiction
Friday, May 10, 2019, 5:00 pm – 6:00pm
Women of Horror
Saturday, May 11, 6pm-7pm
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010
See you on 5/10 & 5/11 at Comicpalooza Houston! Join me for panels about writing strong women & women writers in horror! Stop by booth 39171 on Saturday, check out my books, and say “Hi!”
SECOND ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF WOMEN’S WORDS
Sunday 3/3/19, 4 pm -5:30 pm, The Black Lab Pub, 4100 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
Writers and readers from across Texas came together to celebrate female-identifying voices with Spider Road Press at our second annual literary reading and book signing! I facilitated and emceed readings by a large group of talented and diverse group of Texas women writers. Best-selling authors and emerging writers shared their fiction, poetry, and memoir. It was an inspiring evening of reveling in the strength of our literary community!
S P A C E
An Exhibit Featuring Collaborative Projects Between Writers and Artists, displayed at the Houston Public Library in fall 2018.
Visitors experienced “Map of Human Distance,” a collage map and literary exploration by artist Lee Steiner and myself. Excerpts of my accompanying flash fiction and prose poems are featured in the anthology “SPACE” from the WIVLA press. For more information on the anthology, see: http://wivla.org
SPEAKING AND TEACHING:
If you’d like me to speak or teach with your organization, email me at email@example.com. An experienced instructor, I love talking to other writers and working with them to generate new fiction and poetry. My specialities include writing stronger female characters, writing rich shirt fiction, how to win writing contests, and helping niche presses to thrive.