My 2017 TEDx Talk: Green-Light Revolution: Your Creative Life on Your Terms


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New Year, New Moxie: A Retreat of Action and Inspiration (January 20)

January 20, 2018 from 10AM to 7PM, Mill Valley, CA

This day-long personal writing retreat with optional breakout sessions will ignite your creativity and light the way to make it happen. With Keynote speaker Brooke Warner (Green-Light Your Book), time-management consultant Sheri Hoffmann, social media strategist Tarja Parssinen, and award-winning authors Naomi Williams and Janine Kovac.

Bask in the serene, award-winning women’s co-working space The Hivery, in downtown Mill Valley for a day of writing, reflection, and strategies to complete your next writing project.


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San Francisco Writers Conference (February 15-18)

February 15-18, San Francisco, CA

This is the Bay Area’s leading writers conference. Beautiful venue. Amazing experts. I’m sitting on two panels and delivering a talk on hybrid publishing. Hope to see you there!


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Publishing University (April 6-7)

April 6-7, Austin, TX

This is the Independent Book Publishers Association’s annual conference, open to anyone wanting to learn more about publishing. Whether you’re an author or an aspiring indie publisher, you’ll get so much out of this weekend. I’m leading a daylong workshop on book publishing standards and sitting on a panel about hybrid publishing. I hope you’ll consider meeting me there!


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Keynote, Redwood Writers Conference (April 21)

April 21, 2018
Santa Rosa, CA

Keynote address will be an inspiring talk geared toward authors, encouraging them to green-light their own work in the new era of publishing.


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Spring Forward in Your Writing (May 1)

May 1st, 9-2pm PT | 12-5pm ET

The details of this event are being finalized, but registration will be on the Magic of Memoir site, and our keynoters are Mark Nepo, best-selling author of The Book of Awakening, and Dani Shapiro, author of many books, including the memoirs Devotion and Hourglass


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Kauai Writers Festival (November 5-11)

November 5-11, 2018
Kauai, HI

Plenary session about the state of publishing and alternate publishing opportunities, as well as conversation panels with other industry folks about topics of interest to authors. More to come as we get closer!


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