Calendar

*Times posted are Pacific Time zone.

Jun
18
Sun
Summer Book Party! Facebook Virtual Launch Party
Jun 18 all-day

June 18, 2017

Summer Book Party!

Tammy L. Grace – Host Author
Facebook Virtual Launch Party
for her book Finally Home

Mara Purl – Guest Author
featuring When Otters Play Advance Reader Copy

Enjoy FREE books, great on-line conversations, and discovering another excellent author of Women’s Fiction you’ll enjoy!

Join the party here!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1542126575819900/

Oct
26
Thu
Mara Purl – Presenter: Women Writing the West Annual Conference @ Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort
Oct 26 – Oct 28 all-day

WWW 2017 Conf logoMara Purl – Presenter
Women Writing the West Annual Conference
“Set in the West: Cultures Old and New”
October 26-27-28, 2017
Loew’s Ventana Canyon Resort
Tucson, Arizona

Friday, October 27th
4:00-5:00
Public Speaking for Timid Authors
Joyce Lohse,Irene Sandell, Mara Purl, Bev Scott, and Alice Trego,Moderator

Saturday, October 28th
9:40-10:40
What’s in Your Serial? Creating Continuing Characters and Ongoing Plots
Mara Purl and Donis Casey

Nov
7
Tue
Holiday Book Party! Facebook Virtual Launch Party
Nov 7 all-day

November 7, 2017

Holiday Book Party!

Carmen Peone – Host Author
Facebook Virtual Launch Party
for her book Hannah’s Journey

Mara Purl – Guest Author
featuring When Otters Play Mara’s just-released Novella!

Enjoy FREE books, great online conversations, and discovering another excellent author of Women’s Fiction you’ll enjoy!

Join the party here!
https://www.facebook.com/events/125990681422047

Mar
10
Sat
Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 10 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter
Marina Martingale – Presenter

Audio Books & Video Book Trailers

Integrated Learning Center Room 119
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Best-selling author and noted audio book performer Mara Purl will present the latest info about the production and marketing of audio books at this renowned event, which is now the largest book event in the U.S. Marina Martingale will show examples of highly effective book trailers.

Mar
11
Sun
Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Mara Purl , Nancie Clare, Melissa Schorr – Presenters
“From Articles to Books: Journalists Make the Leap”

with Nancie Clare – author of “The Battle for Beverly Hills”
https://us.macmillan.com/author/nancieclare/
and Melissa Schorr – author of “Shame Nation”
http://www.melissaschorr.com/

Three noted authors, two of non-fiction, one of fiction, share their transitions from being professional journalists to authors of books.

Tucson-Festival-of-Books-logo-(002)Tucson Festival of Books
UA Bookstore
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Tucson Festival of Books: Mara Purl – Presenter
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Mara Purl, Patty Garcia, Claire McKinney
“Get Your Book Out There”

Tucson-Festival-of-Books-logo-(002)Tucson Festival of Books
Koffler Room 218
University of Arizona Campus
Tucson, Arizona
http://tucsonfestivalofbooks.org/

Two PR experts along with best-selling author Mara Purl share secrets about the latest and greatest ways to market your books at this renowned event, which is now the largest book event in the U.S.

May
19
Sat
Writers in Action Conference: Mara Purl – Presenter
May 19 all-day

May 19th
Mara Purl – Presenter

First Annual Writers in Action Conference
Sponsored by Central Coast Sisters in Crime
6588 Ontario Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

Oct
5
Fri
InD’Scribe Con & Book Festival
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day

InD’Scribe Con & Book Festival
https://www.indscribe.com/

 

 

 

 

 

Burbank Marriot Hotel & Convention Center
2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA (near the Burbank Airport)

Friday October 5th 4:30 – 5:20pm
Mara Purl & Rolynn Anderson
Presentation “Branding Strategies to Help You Sell More Books”
A highly effective, interactive session!
Room – Sunset A/B

Saturday October 6th 10:00 am
Mara Purl
Presentation “May the Core Be With You”
Drill down to find your core values and your sustainable themes
Room – Sunset A/B

Saturday October 6th 1:30 – 5:00
Event Book Signing
Mara will be at Table 19

Dec
3
Mon
Author Holiday Tea Party on Facebook
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Author Holiday Tea Party on Facebook
December 3, 2018
4:00 – 9:00 pm Pacific
https://www.facebook.com/events/1825295960889742

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tammy Grace – Host Author

Mara Purl – Guest Author
featuring When Angels Paint, Mara’s just-released holiday Novelette!

Enjoy FREE books, great online conversations, and discovering five of your favorite women’s fiction and sweet romance authors!

Check out our Author Holiday Tea Party Pinterest Page:
https://www.pinterest.com/tammylgrace/author-holiday-tea-party/

Apr
6
Sat
Mara Purl – Keynote Speaker, Writers In Action Second Annual Conference: “Perfecting Your Craft”
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Facebook Event Page for Writers In Action

Mara Purl – Keynote Speaker, Writers In Action Second Annual Conference: "Perfecting Your Craft"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.