Award-winning author Christine Goff will be speaking at Chautauqua in Boulder on November 16th about her 6th book in the bestselling Birdwatcher’s Mystery series, A PARLIAMENT OF OWLS. Each book in the Birdwatcher’s Mystery series tackles global environmental themes. OWLS focuses on burrowing owls and habitat. The talk begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $10 / $7 for Concert Members (and as a holiday special, you can enter the word “owls” in the promo box and purchase tickets for the member price). Christine will be donating her share of the ticket proceeds to the Boulder Bird Club. For more information on the program or to purchase tickets, please visit the Chautauqua website (https://www.chautauqua.com/portfolio/christine-goff-a-parliament-of-owls/).
Laura DiSilverio and Hank Phillippi Ryan will be appearing on Monday, November 7, 2016 at Tattered Cover: Aspen Grove, 7-9 pm. Come listen to these wonderful Sisters in Crime discuss their latest books.
For more information, please visit https://flowh.com/#!/event/123410.
Book launch parties:
Friday, September 30th 5-7. Hooked on Books (12 E. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs). An evening soiree with food and wine, a reading, and a chance to mix and mingle with the local arts crowd. Please RSVP Hooked on Books at 719-419-7660 or email Jim at email@example.com, Easy parking is available in the City Garage right around the corner.
Saturday, October 1st 11-2. Hooked on Books (12 E. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs). Ann Myers (Bread of the Dead: A Santa Fe Cafe Mystery) and Barbara Nickless (Blood on the Tracks) will be signing their books. Light refreshments provided.
Saturday, October 8th 6:30 – 8:30. Denver BookBar (4280 Tennyson Street, Denver). Please join Barbara for an evening of hors d’oeuvres and wine to celebrate the launch of her debut novel, Blood on the Tracks. Stop by for a chance to meet the folks from Mountain High Service Dogs, including the handsome German Shepherd PTSD service dog, Count Nathaneal Athos.
October 1, 2016 at 2 pm: Cynthia Kuhn will participate in a book event at the Parker Library (20105 Mainstreet, Parker, CO 80138). Registration is required. For more information, please visit http://douglascountylibraries.org/Events/local-author-showcase-october-2016.
Sisters in Crime-Colorado member Stephanie West Allen will be appearing at the Women Writing the West conference in Santa Fe, NM, on October 15, 2016.
Workshop and Description: “The Playful Writer: Valuable Lessons from When We Were Kids.” Play has many benefits for writers, both for the quality of what they produce and their process of writing. Several benefits will be presented, including relevant brain science. Practices to facilitate benefits of play will be demonstrated. Attendees will design individual play plans that fit their preferences and goals.
For more information, visit the Women Writing the West web site.
Authors will be appearing as follows…
10:00 – 12:00 Peg Brantley
12:00 – 2:00 Becky Clark
2:00 – 5:00 Rebecca Grace
10:00 – 12:00 Cynthia Kuhn and Theresa Crater
12:00 – 2:00 Rebecca Grace
2:00 – 5:00 Donna Schlacter and Leann Betts
For more information, please visit goldenchamber.org/golden-fine-arts-festival.
Welcome to the Bookstore is showcasing several local authors on Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Brighton, Colorado.
Authors include: Donna Schlachter (author of several Christian and self-help works), Leeann Betts (author of the By the Numbers series), Karen Whelan (author of the Dinner Club Murder Mystery Series), Rhonda Blackhurst (author of “The Inheritance” and the Melanie Hogan Mysteries), Francelia Belton (a short story author), and Theresa Crater (a modern fantasy author).
They will be reading from their work and there will also be games, prizes, and refreshments! Put in your RSVP now!
Hope to see you there!
Welcome to the Bookstore, 1300 E Bridge Street, Brighton, Colorado 80601.
LS Hawker, Cynthia Kuhn, Ann Myers, and Barbara Nickless will be appearing at the Tattered Cover Bookstore-Colfax for a reading/signing event on August 19, 2016 at 7 pm. For more information, please visit the bookstore event page.
The following Sisters in Crime-Colorado members will be appearing at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference in Colorado Springs, CO on April 14-17, 2016. (Presentation title follows the name below–please check the program for additional information.)
LS Hawker, “How to Produce a Non-Cheesy Book Trailer on the Cheap” and “There’s No Crying in Critique Groups”
DeAnna Knippling, “Building Blocks of Horror” and “Who Are You? How to Write a Better Bio” and “How to Build Better Monsters in Fiction: A Psychological Lexicon”
ML Rowland, “Building Blocks for Writing More Powerful Fiction” and “Building Fictional Characters from the Inside Out”
Becky Clark, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pikes Peak Writers Conference” and “The Three R’S: ReGroup, ReAssure & ReEnergize”
For more information, visit the Pikes Peak Writers Conference website.