Appearances

Scheduled
West Coast Writers Conferences: BCX Book Camp Extreme and Digital Author/Indie Publishing, Los Angeles, Oct. 21-22, 2017

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