Calendar

*Times posted are Pacific Time zone.

Oct
8
Sun
Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in Becoming Julia Morgan – Oct 8th
Oct 8 @ 3:00 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

The Monday Club
an historic venue build by Julia Morgan
1815 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406

Sunday, October 8th
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Matinee

VIP Champagne Reception Follows the Performance

Tickets on Sale Now
www.TheMondayClubSLO.org

Julia Morgan - Mara Purl flier

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!

Jan
21
Sun
Publishing at Sea: Mara Purl – Faculty
Jan 21 – Jan 28 all-day

Fifth Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise – Western Caribbean
for Developing and Achieving Authors

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January 21-28, 2018

Create Your Ultimate Best Seller at Sea

Mara Purl is one of the 6 faculty members who will be sharing her expertise on writing and publishing books.

Feb
14
Wed
Valentine’s Sweetheart Sale – Online Event
Feb 14 – Feb 20 all-day

February 14 – 20
Valentine’s Sweetheart Sale – Online Event

Sweetheart Sale in Women’s Fiction
Hosted by author Tammy L. Grace
Starts on Valentine’s Day and extends through February 20th.
http://www.tammylgrace.com/promotions/

Discover some delicious women’s fiction and romance reads!

As a bonus, you might like to join our Women’s Fiction Collaboration Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1517984178270958/permalink/1657978800938161/

Mar
20
Tue
Spring Fling Author Tea Party – Facebook Event
Mar 20 all-day

March 20th
Spring Fling Author Tea Party – Facebook Event
https://www.facebook.com/events/179919269442694/

Join me and author Tammy L. Grace on the first day of spring!

Wonderful reads from some of your author favorites, as well as some new authors to discover!

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

Aug
3
Fri
Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in Becoming Julia Morgan – August 3rd
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Mara Purl starring as Julia Morgan in Becoming Julia Morgan – August 3rd
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 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

Friday, August 3rd
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Three ticket package options!

1 – $30 Silver Keyhole Seashell Package
General Admission to 8/3/18 7pm Performance and Audience Reception after Performance.

2 – $100 Golden Troca Seashell Package
General Admission to 8/3/18 7pm 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 8/3/18 7pm 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/