Calendar

*Times posted are Pacific Time zone.

Aug
5
Sun
Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in Becoming Julia Morgan – August 5th
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in Becoming Julia Morgan – August 5th
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in
Becoming Julia Morgan
an award-winning play
co-starring Christopher Law as William Randoph Hearst
and David Rosenblatt as Reporter Jerry Mac

Chapel of the Chimes
an historic venue built by Julia Morgan
4400 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611

Sunday, August 5th
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Three ticket package options!

1 – $30 Silver Keyhole Seashell Package
General Admission to 8/5/18 2pm Performance and Audience Reception after Performance.

 

2 – $100 Golden Troca Seashell Package
General Admission to 8/5/18 2pm Performance, 5pm Champagne Evening with Historic Tour and Mara’s Sacred Geometry Talk, VIP Reception and Author Book Signing (with Book Purchase) after Performance

 

3 – $250 Platinum Nautilus Seashell Package
Reserve Seating (with wine service) to 8/5/18 2pm Performance, 5pm Champagne Evening with Tour and Mara’s Sacred Geometry Talk, VIP Reception and Author Book Signing (gift book included) after Performance

Tickets on Sale NOW!
https://oakland.chapelofthechimes.com/events/save-date-becoming-julia-morgan/

 

Sep
1
Sat
National Hummingbird Day
“Hummer” Story Give-away!
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day

National Hummingbird Day “Hummer” Story Give-away!
September 1 – September 3 [All of Labor Day Weekend]
http://marapurl.com/hummers-day/

The perfect End-of-Summer Read!

This riveting, unique story has won two book awards and flown to the top of the best-seller lists multiple times!
Labor Day Weekend Only, download it for free!

When Hummers Dream

Find out all about this remarkable Novelette

Sep
24
Mon
Sea Otter Awareness Week – “Otters” Story Give-away!
Sep 24 – Sep 30 all-day

Sea Otter Awareness Week “Otters” Story Give-away!

September 24 – September 30, 2018
[All of final week of September]

http://marapurl.com/sea-otters-week/
The perfect Early Autumn Read!

This riveting, carefully researched novella has won FOUR book awards including the American Fiction Award!
Final week of September, download it for free!
When Otters Play
Find out all about this remarkable Novella

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

Oct
13
Sat
Colorado Authors League
Oct 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Colorado Authors League
https://coloradoauthors.org/

Saturday October 13th, 2018 from 9:30am – Noon
Virginia Village Library Conference Room, 1500 S. Dahlia in Denver

FALL FORUM
“And the Award Goes To . . .”
Mara Purl, winner of thirty-five-plus book awards, shares her perspective and recommendations on book awards.
Judges and organizers will also present perspectives on how to apply and hopefully win an award to single out accomplishments and further elevate one’s writer status.

Oct
24
Wed
Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 24th
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 24th
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl and fellow musicians perform on stage
while dancers perform

Jerome Robbins’ iconic autobiography in dance
“Watermill”

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Thursday, October 24th
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets on Sale Now
https://www.bam.org/dance/2018/watermill

Oct
25
Thu
Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 25th
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 25th
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl and fellow musicians perform on stage
while dancers perform

Jerome Robbins’ iconic autobiography in dance
“Watermill”

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, October 24th
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets on Sale Now
https://www.bam.org/dance/2018/watermill

Oct
26
Fri
Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 26th
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 26th
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl and fellow musicians perform on stage
while dancers perform

Jerome Robbins’ iconic autobiography in dance
“Watermill”

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, October 26th
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets on Sale Now
https://www.bam.org/dance/2018/watermill

Oct
27
Sat
Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 27th
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl performing on koto (Japanese harp) – October 27th
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Mara Purl and fellow musicians perform on stage
while dancers perform

Jerome Robbins’ iconic autobiography in dance
“Watermill”

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, October 27th
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets on Sale Now
https://www.bam.org/dance/2018/watermill

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.