Saturday, February 20, 2016
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Writing Workshop: "From Novice to Novelist"
Atmalogy Community Cafe (atmalogy.com)
2320 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
Click here for details and registration information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-novice-to-novelist-writing-workshop-with-cnn-journalist-john-dedakis-tickets-20737608746

Monday, February 22, 2016
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Speech - Global News Alliance - "Whatever Happened to Objectivity?"
http://www.nrbconvention.org/speakers/
National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Nashville, TN

Sunday, February 28, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Jazz at the Epicure
I'll be playing drums in a jazz combo
Epicure Cafe
11104 Lee Highway
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
http://www.epicurecafe.org

Thursday, March 10, 2016
8 a.m.
Speech - South Burlington Rotary Club
Burlington, Vermont

Friday, March 11, 2016
7 p.m.
Book Talk
Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, Vermont 05255

Saturday, March 11, 2016
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop - "From Novice to Novelist"
Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, Vermont 05255

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Noon
Book Talk - "How to Tell Your Story"
Newport Rotary Club
North Country Hospital
189 Prouty Drive
Newport, Vermont 05855

Saturday, April 16, 2016
10 a.m.
"Confessions of a CNN Journalist"
Book Talk/Signing
Goodrich Library
202 Main St.
Newport, Vermont

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
7 a.m.
Speech - "Whatever Happened to Objectivity?"
Shelburne Rotary Club
Trinity Episcopal Church
5171 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, Vermont

Saturday, June 25, 2016
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Book Signing
San Marco Books
1971 San Marco Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Monday, July 18, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Book Talk
King's Creek Plantation
191 Cottage Cove Lane
Williamsburg, Virginia

Saturday, August 13, 2016
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
Click here for details and to register: http://bit.ly/1OY6jAK

Thursday, August 18 - Sunday, August 21, 2016
Killer Nashville Writers' Conference
Nashville, TN
http://www.killernashville.com

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Book Signing 1 - 3 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
1 E. Joppa Rd.
Towson, Maryland 21286

Sunday, September 25, 2016
Just Write Writers Conference
Harford Community College
510 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
http://hcpl-justwrite.com/

I'll be leading workshops on How to Write a Novel and Writing in the Voice of the Opposite Sex, plus appearing on a panel discussion about writing a series. In addition, I'll be doing manuscript critiques. Click Here for registration details

Monday, September 26, 2016
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Click here for details and registration information

Monday, September 26, 2016
1:00 p.m. Eastern
Radio Interview with Cyrus Webb
Program will be live-streamed and archived at www.blogtalkradio.com/middayconversations

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Strategic Media Books releases my fourth Lark Chadwick mystery-suspense novel, Bullet in the Chamber.
Lark is front row center in the White House briefing room when the executive mansion is attacked.
The president is missing, the first lady's life is at risk, and the man Lark loves disappears.
This story of drones, drugs, and journalism is an un-put-downable page-turner. Click here to pre-order


Saturday, October 1, 2016
5:00 p.m. Eastern
Radio Interview with Burl Barer on Outlaw Radio
http://www.outlawcrime.com/

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
8:30 p.m. Eastern
Radio Interview with Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith on Big Blend Radio
http://tobtr.com/9441821

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016
7 p.m.
BOOK LAUNCH PARTY for Bullet in the Chamber
One More Page Books
2200 N. Westmoreland Street #101
Arlington, Virginia 22213
http://www.onemorepagebooks.com/home.html
Click here to learn more and to let us know to expect you: http://bit.ly/2bVpUF4

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
7 - 9 p.m.
Book Talk
Montgomery County Maryland Writers Association
Mid-County Community Recreation Center
2004 Queensguard Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20906

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Book Signing - 1p.m. to 3 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
1 E. Joppa Rd.
Towson, Maryland 21286

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Keynote Address - "Healing from Grief"
41st Anniversary Benefit for The Wendt Center for Loss and Healing (wendtcenter.org)
Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Click here to register or donate: http://bit.ly/2cNnI0p
I'll be delivering one of the keynote addresses. The Wendt Center is where I went through grief counseling following the death of my son Stephen in 2011.

Monday, October 31, 2016
10:30 a.m. to Noon
Writing Workshop - "Staying Organized: When Creativity is Chaotic"
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Click here for details and registration information

Monday, November 21, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Book Talk - "From Journalist to Novelist (Or, How I Learned to Start Making it Up)"
King's Creek Plantation - Main Clubhouse
191 Cottage Cove Lane
Williamsburg, Virginia

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop - "How to Write a Novel"
Williamsburg Library - Schell Room
515 Scotland St.
Williamsburg VA 23185
Phone: 757.259.4040

Saturday, December 3, 2016
10 a.m - 4 p.m.
Day-long Writing Workshop - "From Novice to Novelist"
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
click here for registration details: http://bit.ly/2arIoq7

Friday, December 9, 2016
Noon
Book Talk - "From Journalist to Novelist (Or, How I Learned to Start Making it Up)"
Georgetown Seniors
St. John's Episcopal Church
3240 O Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20007

Saturday, December 10, 2016
Book Signing - 4 p.m. to 8 p.m
Havre de Grace Public Library
120 N. Union Ave.
Havre de Grace, Maryland
I'll be signing books during the Candlelight Tour through the city's historic district.

Sunday, December 18, 2016
2 p.m.
Book Talk- "From Journalist to Novelist (Or, How I Learned to Start Making it Up)"
Hellenic Center
6506 Bells Mill Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Here's a link to my remarks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEeAPvxVHWo

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