Personal Appearances

If you're interested in having me lead a writing workshop in your area, or speak to your group, please contact:
Lisa Strickland
Brava Creative Group
lisa@bravacreativegroup.com

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Book Talk/Signing
"Introducing Lark Chadwick"
Harford County Public Library
120 N. Union Ave.
Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078
The event is free and open to the public
Click here for details and to register: https://bit.ly/2Fnkpw6

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here for details and to register: https://bit.ly/2UKy3xS

Saturday, January 26, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here for details and to register: https://bit.ly/2SLaz9T

Saturday, February 23, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here for details and to register: https://bit.ly/2ryBJW0

February 25-28, 2019 (Monday dinner through Thursday noon)
Keynote Speaker/Writing Workshop Leader
"Fanning the Ember of Creativity" Writing Retreat
The Claggett Center - Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
3035 Buckeystown Pike
Adamstown, Maryland 21710
301-874-5147
Click here for details and to register.

Saturday, March 2, 2019
"From Novice to Novelist" - writing workshop
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Muse Writers Center
2200 Colonial Ave., Suite 3
Norfolk, Virginia 23517
Click here for details and to register: http://www.the-muse.org/teachers.html#dedakis

Saturday, March 2, 2019
"Planning vs. Seat-of-the-Pantsing" - writing workshop
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Muse Writers Center
2200 Colonial Ave., Suite 3
Norfolk, Virginia 23517
Click here for details and to register: http://www.the-muse.org/teachers.html#dedakis

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here for details and to register

Saturday, March 9, 2019
Writing Workshop Leader - "How to Write a Novel"
Bay to Ocean Writers Conference
Chesapeake College
Wye Mills, Maryland
Click here for details and to register: http://easternshorewriters.org/

Saturday, March 16, 2019
Noon Eastern Time
Live Podcast Interview
"It Was a Dark and Stormy Book Club: A Podcast for Mystery Lovers"
(More details and a link to come)
Listen here: https://itwasadarkandstormybookclub.com/

Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Writing Workshop - "How to Write a Novel"
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Registration details: https://bit.ly/2QfKm6N

Saturday, April 6, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Loft Literary Center
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
Click here for details and to register: https://loft.org/classes/novice-novelist

Thursday, April 11, 2019
Book Talk/Discussion re: Bullet in the Chamber
Tall Timbers, Maryland
[private residence]

Saturday, April 28, 2019
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Kensington Day of the Book Festival
Kensington, Maryland
https://dayofthebook.com/

Monday, April 29, 2019
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Book Talk/Signing "Confessions of a CNN Journalist"
Arbor Terrace Retirement Community
600 Frank W. Burr Blvd.
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
https://bit.ly/2JbSYrM
(201) 890-7533

May 3-5, 2019 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Malice Domestic 31
Bethesda, Maryland
Click here for details and to register: http://malicedomestic.org/

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here for details and to register: https://www.writer.org/event/su19-how-to-write-a-novel-2/

Saturday, May 18, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here for details and to register: https://www.writer.org/event/su19-from-novice-to-novelist-2/

Saturday, June 1, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Writing Workshop - "How to Write a Novel"
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Registration details: https://www.politics-prose.com/class/how-to-write-novel-and-get-it-published-1974

Saturday, June 8, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Book Festival
In addition to signing books, I'll be interviewing
Journalist and Author Tom Rosenstiel,
Executive Director of the American Press Institute
Brambleton Public Library
22850 Brambleton Plaza
Brambleton, Virginia 20148
Click here for details: https://bit.ly/2RxpyDg

June 17-21, 2019 (Monday through Friday)
Write-by-the-Lake Writer's Workshop & Retreat
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
I'll be leading a week-long series of workshops
Click here for details and to register: https://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/conferences/write-by-the-lake/

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6 - 7:45 p.m.
Book Talk/Signing
A Room of One's Own Bookstore
315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 https://www.roomofonesown.com/

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Book Talk - "Fake News"/Signing
Readers' Realm Bookstore
147 E. Montello Street
Montello, Wisconsin 53949 (608) 297-2200

Friday, June 21, 2019
7 - 10 p.m.
Book Talk - "Confessions of a CNN Journalist" + Book Signing
Mystery to Me Bookstore
1863 Monroe Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53711 https://www.mysterytomebooks.com/ (608) 283-9332

Saturday, June 22, 2019
time tbd
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble
West Town Mall
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717 https://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2720 (608) 827-0809

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here for details and to register: https://www.writer.org/event/su19-how-to-write-a-novel/

Saturday, July 20, 2019
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here for details and to register: https://www.writer.org/event/su19-from-novice-to-novelist/

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Book Talk/Reading/Signing
A Room of One’s Own Bookstore
315 W. Gorham St.
Madison Wisconsin 53703
(608) 257-7888
www.roomofonesown.com
FB: www.facebook.com/roomofonesownbookstore
TW: @roomofonesown

Thursday, June 20, 2019
6 p.m. - closing
Book Talk ("Fake News")/Signing
Readers’ Realm Bookstore
147 E. Montello St.
Montello, Wisconsin
(608) 297-2200

Friday, June 21, 2019
7 p.m. – closing
Book Talk ("Confessions of a CNN Journalist")/Signing
Mystery To Me Bookstore
1863 Monroe Street
Madison, Wisconsin
(608) 283-9332
Click here for details: https://www.mysterytomebooks.com/welcome-mystery-me

Saturday, June 22, 2019
Time: tbd
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
7433 Mineral Point Road
Madison, Wisconsin 53717
608-827-0809
www.bn.com

Saturday, August 10, 2019
Featured Author / Workshop Leader
Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival
Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 W. Finney Ave.
Suffolk, Virginia 23434
Click here for registration details: http://bit.ly/2aLGR1K

August 19-23, 2019
9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. [Monday through Friday]
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshops
Hultquist 201B
Chautauqua Institution
Chautauqua, New York
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2DlY4MK

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Camp for Adults
The Muse Writers Center
Norfolk, Virginia
I'll be giving a camp-wide pep talk on "Facing Your Writing Fears,"
plus I'll be leading three workshops in the afternoon
Click here for details and to register:
http://www.the-muse.org/workshops.html#adaugust

September 1, 2019
Publication Day for my 5th novel in the Lark Chadwick series:



From the back cover:
In the era of “fake news,” when facts are suspect and reporters are targets, popular First Lady Rose Gannon dies suddenly during an interview with White House Correspondent Lark Chadwick. Still reeling from the death of her photographer boyfriend, Lark is thrust into the midst of a media-bashing frenzy while covering a grieving president trying to defuse a looming nuclear war. FAKE is a real-life look behind the scenes at the ethical struggles of a female journalist in a #MeToo world walking the line between personal feelings and dispassionate objectivity – trying to discern the difference between what’s real . . . and what’s fake.
Available, along with my other books, on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/2GfgYay

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
10 a.m. Eastern
"Time4Coffee" Podcast interview with Andrea Koppel
A podcast and website dedicated to helping college
students and recent grads find the right fit.
https://time4coffee.org/t4c-podcast/

Monday, October 7, 2019
"Conversations with the Author"
The University Club of Washington, D.C.
(Private Event)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
"Meet the Authors Night & Book Fair
The University Club of Washington, D.C.
1135 16th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
Click here for registration details: https://bit.ly/1XwFnf3

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