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Feb
14
Tue
Milford-Haven Novels Follow Your Heart Campaign on Thunderclap
Feb 14 all-day

Milford-Haven Novels Follow Your Heart Campaign on Thunderclap!
February 14th (all day)
http://marapurl.com/follow-your-heart/

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Download Valentine’s Gifts from author Mara Purl

Mar
17
Fri
Milford-Haven Novels Pot o’ Gold Campaign on Instafreebie
Mar 17 all-day

Milford-Haven Novels Pot o’ Gold Campaign on Instafreebie!
March 17 (all day)
http://marapurl.com/pot-of-gold/

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Download St. Patrick’s Day Gifts

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/

Sep
24
Sun
Mara Purl – Presenter It’s a Book! It’s a Play! It’s a Mystery
Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter
It’s a Book! It’s a Play! It’s a Mystery
Coalesce Bookstore
845 Main Street
Morro Bay, CA

Coalesce Bookstore Website

Sunday, September 24, 2017
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mara Purl, Victoria Heckman, Anne R. Allen, Sue McGinty

Wearing multiple hats, Acclaimed Coastal Mystery Authors Shall Alarm, Intrigue, Delight & Amuse You with their Dramatic Skills as they Take Turns Performing Scenes from their Latest Works!

Book Signing & Light refreshments following the performance!

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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

Jan
11
Thu
Arroyo Grande Book Lovers Book Club: Mara Purl – Presenter
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter

Arroyo Grande Book Lovers Book Club
Annual Author Event
Arroyo Grande, California
http://readingbookclub.net/ArroyoGrandeCaliforniabookclub

Thursday, January 11th, 2018
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Best-selling author Mara Purl will discuss the intricacies of her multiple-award-winning Milford-Haven series, including character development, braided plot-lines, and special promotions.

Book Signing & refreshments following the presentation!

Apr
14
Sat
It’s an Author Cornucopia Book Camp
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

Saturday, April 14, 2018
8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Snap … Crackle … Pop … Succeed

Snap . . . your head around to face forward into your success.
Crackle . . . with confidence so your brag grabs your audience.
Pop . . . your events, branding, messaging to grab your audience.
Succeed . . . with tech wizardry to implement every idea.

What do books, libraries, administrative assistants and getting organized all have in common? APRIL…all are recognized with various holidays and celebrations during this month. Come to this year’s cornucopia of ideas, strategies, tips and tricks to move your book success and author life forward. We promise, you will love this April day, designed just for you!

It’s a jammed-packed day with five extraordinary experts in a variety of areas—all areas every author should be snapping, crackling, popping with for author and book success. Get ready to learn and implement new strategies and tools with:

Mara Purl
What’s your THEME? Drill down until you find your aquifer: your pure, distilled message. Then what? Build your branding, your messaging, and your events from there: structure, form, slogan, take-aways, social media messaging, website style,and all-important event planning!

 

 

Judith Briles
Whether an author publishes with a traditional publisher, an indie or self-publisher, it’s the author who is responsible for the majority of book marketing. That means you. Your book is a product that needs to know and reach out to its potential buyer. You can’t snap without a marketable book; you can’t crackle without the know-how to push it; and you won’t pop unless you become the #1 cheerleader. And, you can’t have success without all three.

 

Susie Scott
You love the written word … how about the verbal one? A video can make your words crackle and pop in the eyes and ears of the viewer. Stunning graphics can accent your main points as they appear on the screen and stunning exits can pop them as they leave. Videos are sizzling hot for all ages…have you got yours ready?

 

 

Jeannette Seibly
When you talk about yourself and your books…do you sound like you’re bragging? To snap, crackle and pop awake your audiences requires bragging in a business savvy manner. But there’s a knack to it. Find out how to brag effectively!

 

 

Kelly Johnson
Now that you know how to snap . . . crackle . . . and pop . . . how will you DO all that needs to be done to succeed? Kelly Johnson will share trade secrets, techniques, and special apps and programs to implement your messaging.

 

 

 

Who Should Attend?
Authors, Wannabe-Authors, Speakers, Trainers, Consultants

Early Bird Registration through April 1st (and we aren’t fooling) – $89

 

What’s Your THEME? presented by Mara Purl

Drill down till you find your aquifer: your pure, distilled message. Then what? Build your branding, your messaging, and your events from there: structure, form, slogan, take-aways, social media messaging, website style, event planning, and even wardrobe!

About the Speaker
Mara Purl is the best-selling author of the Milford-Haven Novels & Stories, which have earned more than 30 awards and appeared in the top-ten of multiple best-seller lists. As a producer, she’s known for creating the first American radio serial broadcast by the BBC, Milford-Haven USA, which an audience of 4.5 million.

Are you ready for a FUN day; an INFORMATIVE day; and a TAKE ACTION day
If you are … be there.<
Space is limited.

Who Should Attend: Authors, Wannabe-Authors, Speakers, Trainers, Consultants

Where: CADA, 290 E Speer Blvd, Denver

When: Saturday, April 14th … lunch included

Time:8.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Cost: $89 for Early Birds April 1st (and we aren’t fooling) – Tardy Birds $129 from April 2 to April 14.

Early Bird Registration through April 1st (and we aren’t fooling) – $89

Apr
20
Fri
Tea Event at The Monday Club
Apr 20 all-day

Tea Event at The Monday Club
San Luis Obispo

Apr
21
Sat
Tea event at The Miverva Club
Apr 21 all-day

Tea event qt The Miverva Club
Santa Maria, CA

Nov
17
Sat
Mara Purl – Presenter: Sisters in Crime Meeting
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mara Purl – Presenter
Saturday, November 17th, 2018
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sub-Text: Buried Treasure in Our Writing
Sisters in Crime November Meeting
Nipomo Library Community Room
918 West Teff Street
Nipomo, CA

Join Mara as she dives deep into Text and Sub-Text, key elements for successful writing of fiction, particularly mystery. What is your character saying? What is your character not saying? How can inner thoughts be represented in both dialogue and narration? How can sub-text draw your reader in? Join Mara for rich information, clear examples, and anecdotes both humorous and dramatic.

Join the group for lunch afterward at the Butterfly Grille at Trilogy in Nipomo.