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

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2zS9f02

Saturday, February 3, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 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 to register: http://bit.ly/2AlDAkJ

 

Rocky Mountains Book Tour

February 9-13, 2018 (Friday - Tuesday)
American Library Association Midwinter Meeting
Denver, Colorado

Thursday, February 15, 2018
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Book Signing
Jackson Hole Book Trader
970 W. Broadway
Jackson, Wyoming 83002
http://jhbooktrader.com/

Friday, February 16, 2018
Noon to 5 p.m.
Book Signing
Elk River Books
120 N. Main St.
Livingston, Montana 59047
http://elkriverbooks.com/

Saturday, February 17, 2018
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or so)
Book Signing
Barnes & Noble Books
Gallatin Valley Mall
2825 W. Main St.
Bozeman, Montana 59718
http://bit.ly/2FYQZS5

Friday, February 23, 2018
5:30 p.m. - Book Talk/Signing
Explore Booksellers
221 East Main Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611
http://bit.ly/2zOkYLQ

Saturday, February 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. "From Novice to Novelist" Writing Workshop
(Sponsored by Explore Booksellers)
Pitkin County Library
120 N. Mill Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611
Click here for details and to register: http://bit.ly/2ChisiQ

Rocky Mountain Book Tour End

     

Thursday, March 1, 2018
1:30 p.m.
Panelist
National Broadcasting Society Convention
Hyatt Regency Bethesda
1 Bethesda Metro Ctr.
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
http://bit.ly/2n0j2IX

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2zCifSM

Saturday, March 24, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2zRJlJM

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
2:30-3:30 p.m.
"From Journalist to Novelist (Or How I Learned to Start Making it Up)"
College at 60 Lecture Series
Fordham University School of Professional and Continuing Studies
Lincoln Center Campus - Lowenstein Building
113 W. 60th Street, Off Columbus Ave., Room 301
New York, New York 
https://www.fordham.edu/download/downloads/id/10225/college_at_60_lectures.pdf

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2J6kjaE


UPPER MIDWEST BOOK TOUR:

Saturday, April 7, 2018
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Loft Literary Center
1011 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2DXA5S0

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Book Talk
The Organic Book Club
Private Residence
Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
5:00 p.m.
Book Talk - "Plumbing the Subconscious"
Women Writers Ink
La Crosse Public Library - Main Auditorium
800 Main St.
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
http://bit.ly/2FOLfhj

Friday, April 13, 2018
7 p.m. - location tbd
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
University of Wisconsin-Madison
I'll be a panelist at a large-group meeting of students discussing career and calling

April 12-15, 2018 (Thursday - Sunday)
Workshop Leader/Panelist
U.W.-Madison Writers' Institute
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Click here for details and to register: https://uwwritersinstitute.wisc.edu/

UPPER MIDWEST BOOK TOUR ENDS


Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St.
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2GYKxLF

Saturday, April 28, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hanover Book Festival
Sponsored by the Richmond Times Dispatch
8460 Times Dispatch Blvd.
Mechanicsville, Virginia 

Monday, April 30, 2018
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop/Book Talk
"How to Write a Novel"
Harford County Public Library
120 N. Union Ave.
Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078
The event is free and open to the public
http://bit.ly/2FQxA8G

Saturday, May 5, 2018
"From Novice to Novelist" Writing Workshop
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m
Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul
2 Cherry St.
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Click here for more details and to register: http://bit.ly/2px2PeE

Sunday, May 6, 2018
Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul
2 Cherry St.
Burlington, Vermont 05401
I spoke at the 8, 9, and 11 a.m. services on "Lessons I've Learned From Grief"
https://soundcloud.com/stpaulscathedral/lessons-learned-from-grief-20180506-john-dedakis

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Day-long Writing Workshop - "From Novice to Novelist"
Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Click here for registration details:
https://www.politics-prose.com/class/novice-to-novelist-crash-course-1857

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2JdrwFt

Thursday, May 17, 2018
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion (Sponsored by Sisters in Crime)
Enoch Pratt Free Library - Hamilton Branch
5910 Harford Rd.
Baltimore, Maryland 21214
Click here for details: https://bit.ly/2G5seCr

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
"From Novice to Novelist" writing workshop
The Writer's Center
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2qN80b3

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
10 a.m. - Noon
"How to Write a Novel" writing workshop
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Click here to register: https://bit.ly/2HO4bdD

Saturday, June 9, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 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 to register: https://bit.ly/2F3wL7Z


Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7 p.m.
Book Talk/Signing
"Confessions of a CNN Journalist"
Englewood Public Library
31 Engle Street
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
This event is free and open to the public
https://www.englewoodlibrary.org/adults/calendar-of-events/

Saturday, July 7, 2018
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Book Talk
Kilmarnock Author Expo
Klmarnock, Virginia

Saturday, August 4, 2018
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 20-24, 2018
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/2w6XYYj

October 5-7, 2018 (Friday - Sunday)
Guest Author
Creatures, Crimes, and Creativity ("C3") Con
Columbia, Maryland http://creaturescrimesandcreativity.com/


Monday, October 15, 2018
6:00-7:00 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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. (Eastern Time) 
Live Webinar - "From Novice to Novelist" 
An overview of the novel-writing process
Sponsored by Sisters in Crime - Atlanta Chapter
Free to dues-paying members
Here's the link to participate: https://www.meetup.com/Sisters-in-Crime-Atlanta-Chapter/events/247383285/

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