Coming Adventures


September 14 through November 20, 2021 – International Thriller Writers’ Thriller School (ONLINE)

Calling all writers! Join me this fall for International Thriller Writers’ 8th annual online thriller school for 10—count ’em, 10!—weeks of workshops!

September 14-18: Adam Hamdy: Pacing
September 21-25: Tosca Lee: World Building
September 28-October 2: Jeffery Deaver: Building Suspense
October 5-10: Steven James: Villains – How to Write Believable Antagonists
October 12-16: Jaime Levine: Edit Like a Pro
October 19-23: Lisa Gardner: Creating Depth of Character
October 26-30: Jerri Williams: An Insider’s View of the FBI
November 2-6: Liv Constantine: Writing a Killer Twist
November 9-13: Anthony Horowitz: Realistic Dialogue, Believable Characters
November 16-20: Cate Holahan: Honing Your Voice
Moderator: Samuel Octavius; Panelists: Alexia Gordon, David Morrell, Alex SeguraJoin

To sign up and for full details, visit International Thrillerfest Online Thriller School here.

November 3-5, 2022 – Faith and Fellowship Book Festival (ONLINE)

Join me for the 2021 Faith and Fellowship Book Festival online! Come connect with a bevy of authors–both familiar names and those new to you–and hear their writing journeys and the inspiration behind their writing and books!

For more information, please visit the Faith and Fellowship Book Festival page here and/or Facebook page here.

November 4, 2022 – Sioux County IA (IN PERSON)

I am honored that The Line Between has been chosen as One Book One Sioux County’s 2021 book choice!  Join me for a fun discussion about The Line Between, its sequel, A Single Light, and all the secret stuff that went into writing both. Books will be available for purchase.

More details and info. to come. Learn more here and here.
7pm CentralDordt Ag Stewardship Center
3724 US 75
Sioux Center, IA 51250

November 5-6 – Fiction Intensive (ONLINE)

Join me and an amazing group of industry professionals for a two-day fiction intensive with my friends Steven James, Donald Maas, and K.J. Howe for the lowdown on writing, selling, and marketing great fiction. Includes the option for a 10-page manuscript critique!

Get all the details and register here.

May 12-14, 2022 – Fiction Readers Summit, Grand Rapids MI (IN PERSON)

Join me in Grand Rapids for an event just for readers! I’m honored to join an amazing list of guest authors to talk all things books, hear your stories, share some hugs and selfies!

More details to come. Keep an eye out for details as time gets closer here.

May 31, 2022 8am-5pm Eastern – Thrillerfest, New York City NY (IN PERSON)

Meet me at Thrillerfest for a full day Master Class Tuesday, May 31! In an intimate, small group setting, we’ll talk revisions and how to take your writing to the next level!

Learn more and sign up for my Thrillerfest Master Class here.

June 10-12, 2022 – ALCHEMY WRITERS, Sioux Falls SD  (IN PERSON)

Have a writing dream? Join me and bestselling author friends Nicole Baart and Kimberly Stuart for our new passion project–an immersive and intense weekend of no-holds-barred craft and honest inspiration as we teach you everything we can cram into the space of a weekend. Information soon to be updated with our new June 10-12 details here

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Our event will be held at the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn. Stay tuned for group rate info. and direct booking links!

Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls Downtown
201 E 8th Street
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103

July 21-23, 2022 – Realm Makers, Atlantic City NJ (IN PERSON)

Join me in Atlantic City for Realm Makers’ tenth anniversary conference!

Details and registration info. to come here.


August 10-13, 2023 – Conference Event to be announced for Calgary Canada (IN PERSON)





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