*Times posted are Pacific Time zone.
Mara Purl – Keynote Speaker
The Oyster and The Pearl – using your irritations to create gems in your writing PG&E Energy Education Center
6588 Ontario Road
San Luis Obispo, California 93405
April 6, 2019
9:00 – 5:00 pm
Presented by Central Coast Sisters in Crime for their second annual Writers in Action Conference! This year the focus is on Perfecting Your Craft, with a series of seminars and panels designed to inspire, support and kickstart your best authoring practices.
Begin the conference with Mara Purl’s “The Oyster and The Pearl” Keynote address, guaranteed to have you rethinking your worst moments and transforming them into gemstones that will have your writing sparkle.
Mara Purl – Presenter/ Panelist
Left Coast Crime Annual Book Con “Murder’s A Beach”
March 12 – 15th 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Dr.
San Diego, CA 92108
Left Coast Crime website
Thursday, March 12 to Sunday March 15, 2020
9:00 – 5:00 pm
Left Coast Crime is an annual mystery convention sponsored by mystery fans, both readers and authors. LCC is held during the first quarter of the year in Western North America. Conventions have been held from Anchorage to El Paso, from Boulder to Hawaii, and various locations in between.
Mara will be one of the many authors participating in panel discussions and other programming on a wide variety of topics designed to allow interaction between readers and writers. This high-energy, dynamic and fun event is filled with opportunities for insights, connections, special meals, and is always an unforgettable event!