AUSTIN, TEXAS - Thursday, April 16th, 2015
10-11AM, the Texas Library Association’s annual convention, Austin Convention Center.
I’ll be speaking on the panel, A Nightmare to Remember: The Allure of Horror for Teens. Location: Room 8 ABC, level 3. http://www.txla.org/annual-conference
11:30am – 12:30pm, the Texas Library Association’s annual convention, Austin Convention Center.
I’ll be signing books in Area #10. http://www.txla.org/annual-conference
5-7PM, at the Hideout Theatre Cafe, 617 Congress Street. I’ll be signing books, chatting with readers, and having coffee, and I’d love to see you. Please note that books will not be sold at this event, so bring whatever copies you’d like signed, or just stop by to say hello. http://www.hideouttheatre.com
HUDSON, NY - SATURDAY, MAY 2ND, 2015
I’ll be at the Hudson Children’s Book Fest from 9AM - 3PM. Books will be for sale, but you are also welcome to bring whatever copies you’d like signed. Hope to see you there! http://www.hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com
ANYTIME ONLINE CREATIVE WRITING CRITIQUE
I will send you, via e-mail, a 26-page packet of information and exercises for character-building, plot structure, dialogue, point-of-view, revision, and more. In addition, You can submit up to 10 pages (double-spaced, 12 point font, standard margins) of writing for my editorial notes. I will critique the pages, addressing any issues, including but not limited to plot, character development, syntax, grammar, and dialogue. I will point out what I believe works and offer some advice for an overall direction.
After I give notes, I will be available via e-mail for follow up if you have questions.
This class is available now. I will take up to ten students at a time and get back to you within one week of payment.
To sign up for the online writing critique, please e-mail me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bookplates now available! Bookplates are sticker-like labels that I will personally address to you and sign. It's meant for you to adhere to the inside of your book – the next best thing to an autographed copy. If you'd like one of these, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Attn. Laurie Faria Stolarz
c/o Llewellyn Worldwide Publications
2143 Wooddale Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125-2989