Appearances

National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE)
  • "What Editors Want from Freelancers and What Freelancers Want from Editors," panel discussion, "Uptown Energy" conference, Houston, June 11, 2014
  • "The End of the (Home) Ownership Society?" panel moderator, "NAREE Goes To Washington" conference, Washington, D.C., June 18, 2009
West Coast Writers Conferences (WC2)
  • "Creating Strong Openings," panel moderator, West Coast Writers Conference, June 17-18, 2016
  • "How To Write a Memoir That More Than Your Family Will Want To Buy and Read," panel moderator, West Coast Writers Conference, June 17-18, 2016
  • "Write a Book Proposal That Sells To an Agent or Publisher" and "Character or Plot: What Matters Most?" panel moderator, West Coast Writers Conference, June 17-18, 2016
  • "Techniques for Editing Your Work and When To Hire a Pro," panel discussion, Digital Author and Indie Publishing Writers' Conference, Feb. 27, 2016
  • "How To Edit Your Own MS and When To Hire a Pro," panel discussion, Memoir Writers' Conference, Oct. 23, 2015
  • "I Have a Great Idea for a Book -- Now What?" panel discussion, The Big Story Conference, Feb. 20, 2015
  • "Why a Professional Editor is a Must for Every Book," panel discussion, The Big Story Conference, Feb. 20, 2015
  • "Writing Rituals: What Works vs What Is a Distraction," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, June 27, 2014
  • "Beyond the First Draft -- Fine-Tuning Your Work," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, June 29, 2014
  • "Rewriting Is Writing and Why It Never Ends," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, June 16, 2013
  • "Dealing With Writers Block," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, July 21, 2012
  • "Beyond the First Draft -- Editing Your Work and When To Hire a Pro," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, July 22, 2012
LosCon
  • "Beyond the First Draft: How To Self-Edit Your Work and When To Turn It Over to a Professional Editor," panel discussion, Nov. 2014
Greater Los Angeles Writers Society (GLAWS)
  • "Why Manuscripts Arrive DOA at Agents and Publishers," panel discussion, Greater Los Angeles Writers Society, Sat., May 21, 2016
  • "Great Beginnings: How Professional Editors Work!" group presentation of how editors edit fiction and nonfiction, Jan. 23, 2016
  • Beyond the First Draft: Editing Your Manuscript for Success," panel discussion, Saturday, May 18, 2013