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If you're interested in booking me for an appearance at a writers retreat or convention, please contact me via email @, visit WordsDoneBetter Communication or download my promo kit. 

I've participated in panels with such varied comics creators as Peter David, Larry Hama, Denny O'Neil, Scott Allie, Brian Pulido, Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti, and writers from Bella Morte's Andy Deane to fantasy scribes Stephen Zimmer and Jana Oliver.

I offer two-day (one-hour per day) workshops on:
  • Blood in the Gut -- crafting exciting story openings
  • Each Page Is a New Start -- writing comics that keep readers turning the page 
  • Getting the Last Word (Right) -- self-editing for writers

I love to take part in panels and typically speak/take questions on:
  • Writing genre fiction
  • Writing literary fiction
  • Writing comics
  • Editing
  • Self-editing for fiction writers
  • Visceral Opening Scenes
  • Writing from the editor's perspective
  • The life of faith in genre writing and comics
  • Writing for mature readers 
  • Getting published
  • Marketing 101 for broke writers 
  • Building an artist's/writer's network
  • Writing Steampunk
  • Writing Horror
  • Writing Mysteries
  • Creating compelling characters
  • Superheroes
  • Pulp heroes
  • New Pulp
  • Writing for RPGs
  • Writing for licensed properties