Upcoming Events

February 17-19, 2022

Serving as co-director of the West Coast Christian Writers Conference, to be held at Golden Hills Community Church in Brentwood, CA (San Francisco Bay Area). I’ll be teaching a new workshop called “Setting the Scene–Writing Scenes That Live.” Registration is now open!

March 25-29, 2022

I’ll be teaching three workshops at the Inspire Christian Writers Conference, to be held at Mount Hermon Christian Conference Center in Felton, CA. My workshops will be “Crafting Characters Who Resonate with Readers,” “The Super Synopsis – From Dread to Done!” and “Serious about Series – Tips on Writing a Seriously Good Fiction Series.” Registration is now open!

Inspire Christian Writers Conference 2022

Recent Events

November 8, 2021

Met with a book club in Discovery Bay, CA, as they discussed my novel Through Waters Deep.

November 5-6, 2021

Taught at the online ACFW Virginia Royal Writers Conference, on “No Missed Deadlines – Strategies to Keep You on Track” and “The Super Synopsis.”


October 23, 2021

I did a reading at the Golden Hills Community Church Coffee (+Art) Event at Bell Ranch in Byron, CA. This Women’s Ministry event featured visual art and creative writing.

October 16, 2021

Spoke at Living Water Church in Cloverdale, CA, on “Rosie the Riveter and Friends – Lessons from the 1940s Woman.”

October 6-9, 2021

Taught at the online Capital Christian Writers Fellowship Your Time to Write Summit, on “Fiction Boot Camp.”

August 28, 2021

Spoke at American Christian Fiction Writers The Woodlands chapter (Texas) via Zoom, on “The Super Synopsis.”

August 5-7, 2021

Taught at the online FlourishWriters Conference on “The Super Synopsis.”

July 22, 2021

Met on Zoom with the book club at Rensselaer Public Library in Rensselaer, IN, as they discussed The Sea Before Us.

July 22, 2021

Met online with a book club in Tennessee as they discussed When Twilight Breaks.

June 26, 2021

Spoke at Latte and Lit Book Club at Peoples Church, Fresno, CA, 9-11 am, on “The Women of D-Day.”Latte & Lit book club, Fresno, CA, 26 June 2021

February 22, 2020


Keynote speaker and taught at Oregon Christian Writers Winter One-Day Conference at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR. In addition to my keynote addresses on “In God’s Waiting Room” and “Blessed Are…Beatitudes for Christian Writers,” I taught workshops on “Making Fiction Come to Life” and “Platform–Find Your Unique Light and Let It Shine.”


February 8, 2020

Book signing at Barnes & Noble, Antioch, CA.

November 4, 2019

Spoke at Fresno State University, Fresno, CA, on “Rosie the Riveter & Friends: Lessons from the 1940s Woman.”