2018 Events

A Celebration of Women’s Words!

Sunday, March 11 from 3 PM5 PM 

EQ Heights Coffee and Social House, 1030 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77008

Join a talented & diverse group of female-identified writers as we share stories and poems created by our hands & hearts. I’ll be reading from my forthcoming short story, “Marked.” Drop in and celebrate Women’s History Month by enjoying the fresh voices of both award winning and emerging TX writers.

How to Win Writing Contests: A Hands-on Workshop  

Saturday, March 24th, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Writespace Houston,  ​Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St. #212, Houston, TX 77007

Winning a writing contest is a great way to earn recognition, publication, and even cash prizes for your stories! You pour your heart into your fiction and creative nonfiction–now it’s time to find contests that will celebrate them. This hands-on workshop will help you target your contest search, evaluate entry fees, and implement tactics to help you succeed.

Comicpalooza Houston Literary Fest

May 25-May 27 2018

George R. Brown Convention Center , 1001 Avenida De Las Americas , Houston, TX 77010

Join me for great literary conversation, talented authors, and a dash of cosplay during the literary events at Comicpalooza Houston 2018! I will be on a panel of exciting authors from various speculative fiction genres to discuss writing about violence effectively. My newest collection, Enduring Spirit, will also be available for sale.

Stay tuned for more information! For full convention details, see:


2017 Events

Thrills in the Crosshairs: Writing Suspense & Thrillers:

Saturday 10/14/2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Pkwy

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Join four TX authors as we discuss the unique elements of writing in the suspense and thriller genres, as well as their various sub-genres. A Q & A segment will follow the panel.

SRP Birthday & Flash Awards Ceremony: 

Tuesday, October 17 from 7 PM – 8:30 PM

The Black Labrador Pub, 4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston

 Join us as we celebrate Spider Road Press thriving for another year and our Spider’s Web Flash Fiction Prize winner, Leslie Archibald. There will be flash and poetry readings by Leslie, myself, and other SRP flash writers. Free readings, cake, and door prizes. See you there!

Flash Fiction Critique Workshop:  

Join me on Saturday, October 28th, from 1-4 PM at Writespace Houston for a supportive and deep critique of your flash fiction. Whether it be your first flash piece or your twenty-first- we’ll work together as a group to make your work stronger. Register today: http://bit.ly/2wrehhH