October 16, 2021
Speaking at Women’s Day at Living Water Church in Cloverdale, CA, from 10 am-2 pm on “Rosie the Riveter and Friends – Lessons from the 1940s Woman” and about my writing journey and books. Lunch will be served. RSVP to Janelle Timmer at Timmerj69@gmail.com before October 12. The church is located at 450 S. Franklin St., Cloverdale, CA.
October 23, 2021
Doing a reading at the Golden Hills Community Church Coffee (+Art) Event at Bell Ranch in Byron, CA, from 10 am-2 pm. This Women’s Ministry event features visual art and creative writing, and the entrance fee includes light eats, coffee, and one art book, Sisters, Gathered & Sent, A Collection of Works. Register online in advance – tickets cost $24 and are limited in number.
November 5-6, 2021
November 8, 2021
Meeting with a book club in Discovery Bay, CA, as they discuss my novel Through Waters Deep.
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.” Details and registration coming soon!
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!
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.”
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
June 17, 2021
Met on Zoom with a book club in Sarasota, FL, as they discussed When Twilight Breaks.
June 14, 2021
Met with a book club in Antioch, CA, as they discussed When Twilight Breaks.
April 10, 2021
Spoke at American Christian Fiction Writers Dallas-Fort Worth chapter’s mini-conference, via Zoom. I taught workshops on “Making Fiction Come to Life” and “No Missed Deadlines – Strategies to Keep You on Track.”
Spoke to high school history classes in Brentwood, CA, via Zoom on “The Port Chicago Disaster: The Explosion and Mutiny Trial that Changed the US Navy in World War II.”
February 25-27, 2021
West Coast Christian Writers Conference, Online. Taught a workshop on “Fiction Boot Camp.”
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.”