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Sunday, September 11, 1-3pm
I'll be participating in an author panel for the Capricchio Celebration in Ogunquit, Maine at the Dunaway Center, 23 School St. in Ogunquit. Come and ask all the questions you want about books, writing, and publishing!

Saturday, August 27
Come to a great all-day event for authors at Maine Authors Publishing in Rockland, Maine. I'll be leading a workshop on how to improve your author readings and signings, and there are other great workshops as well!

Wednesday, May 6, 6pm
I'll be appearing at The Victoria Inn, 430 High St. in Hampton, NH. Come hear lots of authors read, and enjoy complimentary appetizers in this very lovely venue!

Tuesday, May 5, 6pm
Stratham Library in Hampton, NH presents Local Authors Night. FMI and to sign up.

Thursday, November 21st, 6pm
Writing and Publishing Your Memoir Workshop

Camden, Maine
Learn how to start (or finish) writing your memoir, and what the options are for getting it published. This is a workshop I co-lead with Jane Karker of Maine Authors Publishing. FMI and to sign up.

Tuesday, November 12th, 7pm
York Library, 15 Long Sands Road, York, ME

I'll be talking about my latest book, Bullied, and offering suggestions for ways parents can help kids cope with bullying.

Saturday, October 19th, 9:30am-3:30pm
Maine Authors Publishing Conference

Rockland, Maine
I'll be presenting a workshop on how to "work an audience" as an author. Other workshops are also available. See for more info.

Saturday, September 21st, 10am-4pm
New England Authors Book Fair

Haverhill High School, 137 Monument Street, Haverhill, MA 01832

Numerous New England authors, illustrators, publishers, writer's groups, schools, associated businesses and sponsors will be attending this event. It's an excellent place to buy books and gifts, meet many authors and artists, and discuss book writing, illustrating, and printing with dozens of publishing professionals. This event is FREE to the public.

Thursday, September 19th, 6pm-8:15pm
"Writing and Publishing Your Memoir"

York Adult Education Center, York, ME

If you've ever wanted to write your memoir, this is the workshop for you! Find out how to structure your memoir and learn all about self-publishing. $20. Register through the York Adult Education Center website.

Fridays, June 14th and 21st
Writing Your Memoir

York Senior Center, 36 Main St., York, ME

Not for seniors only! Join me for an introductory workshop about the process of writing memoir. We'll discuss aspects of theme in memoir, the different types of memoir, and how to get started on writing your own memoir. $15 per class. To register, contact the York, Maine Senior Center at 207-363-1036. The Senior Center is behind the Police Station on Route 1A in York Beach.

Wednesday, May 15th, 7pm
Wednesday Writers Series: Indie Publishing: Is It Right for You?

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH

Join me for the Wednesday Writers Series as I talk with other local authors Darcy Scott, Kiarna Boyd, Tony Irons, and KD Mason about the various options available for writers who choose to self-publish. The forum is free, questions are welcomed, and refreshments are provided!

Saturday, April 20th, 11:30am
Selling with Serenity Workshop

Maine Authors Publishing, Rockland, ME

Selling your books in today's crowded marketplace can be frustrating, and many writers aren't even comfortable selling in the first place. In this workshop, I'll be presenting tips and suggestions for selling your books with serenity, including how to gather readers instead of "pushing" your books, coping with rejection, and allowing yourself to feel more comfortable selling your work. There will also be a number of other great workshops at this exciting new conference for writers. Contact Maine Authors Publishing for more information about the conference.

Wednesday, January 16th, 7pm
Wednesday Writers Series: The Art of Memoir

Portsmouth Athenaeum, 9 Market Square, Portsmouth, NH

Join me for the Wednesday Writers Series as I talk about the process of writing memoir along with two other local authors, Carol Glover and Jim Vanderpol. We'll discuss what the term "Creative Nonfiction" actually means, and what it's like to write a memoir. Questions are welcomed, and refreshments are provided!

Read excerpts from the book, or buy now at

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Read the poem "The Box of Daughter" that began the journey of memoir.

Read interviews with the author:
InkDrop Interviews
School of the Ages

Read an article the author wrote on recovering from a traumatic past on the Adult Survivors of Child Abuse website.

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