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Upcoming Events

October 6-9, 2021

Teaching at the online Capital Christian Writers Fellowship Your Time to Write Summit, on “Fiction Boot Camp.” Registration now open!

 

October 16, 2021

Speaking at Women’s Day at Living Water Church in Cloverdale, CA, on “Rosie the Riveter and Friends – Lessons from the 1940s Woman.” Details coming soon.

November 5-6, 2021

Teaching at the online ACFW Virginia Royal Writers Conference, on “No Missed Deadlines – Strategies to Keep You on Track” and “The Super Synopsis.” Registration opens Sept. 29, 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. Registration is now open!

Inspire Christian Writers Conference 2022

Recent Events

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

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.”

ACFW Dallas Fort Worth Mini-Conference

March 2021

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.”