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“We Were Amateur Soldiers” an RPLA Finalist

It was a privilege to help Martin Olsen tell his life story, and share the legacy of a life well-lived with the reading public. We Were Amateur Soldiers: How the Great Generation Changed the Face of America is more than another WW II memoir. Marty’s life is a metaphor for how our nation met its read more…

Florida Writers Conference

FWA’s 15th Annual Writers Conference
October 20 – 23
Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs
Presenting two workshops

Writers Conference

Tallahassee Writers Conference & Book Fair
Postponed until May 2017 due to Hurricane Hermine

Mystery Convention

Bouchercon 2016 World Mystery Convention
September 15 – 18
New Orleans, LA, Marriott Hotel on Canal Street
Billed as the world’s largest mystery convention for fans of crime fiction and published authors.
Special guests include Harlan Coben, R. L. Stine, David Morrell and more.

Rotary Club Talk

Ponte Vedra Rotary Club
Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 a.m.
Marsh Landing Country Club

Creating a literary legacy

After 15 years of telling lies for a living—writing novels and short stories—I’ve made a slight change of direction. Old Parker has always been a history buff, particularly reading about the heroic exploits and sacrifices of the brave young men who fought in World War II. So when Martin Olsen, a read more…

Memoir Workshop

July 23, 2016

FWA Ponte Vedra Writers Group
Saturday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
“Life is Like a River”
An entertaining and illuminating look at how to write the story of your life.

Day at the Bay Mini-Conference

Presenting “The Intuitive Writer”
Saturday, May 7
Clarion Inn
9331 Adams Drive, Tampa, FL 33619
More info here