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Interested in an Author Talk?

Book now for a summer or fall program in 2019.

The members of my writers’ critique group are working on Book #2 of our Route 66 Anthology, and we’d love to talk to your group about the history of “the Mother Road”. If your group or club needs a program, let me know. No program fees required for local organizations in the Canyon/Amarillo area, and I do not charge a fee to public libraries. Travel expenses are appreciated for programs outside the above mentioned area. Contact me at 806.655.4046.

November 8-9: Home Holiday Tour Levelland, Texas

Stop by the booth and say Hey! Meet several Canyon Authors and take home an autographed book.

October 10-13: Women Writing the West San Antonio

October 19-20: Fall Foliage Festival Canadian, Texas

June 18-23: Western Writers of America Tuscon, Arizona

Writers of songs, screenplays, nonfiction, fiction, poetry as well as roll-players and historians, gather every year to celebrate their love for the American West. These are my people! Click here to find out more about this group.

May 3-5: Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Oklahoma City

Founded in 1968, this group is dedicated to promoting higher standards for the written word. This is one of the best writing conferences in the country. Looking forward to renweing old acquaintances and making new ones. Click here for more information about this group.

May 2: Story Time! Canyon, Texas

Looking forward to telling horse stories with student participation from the Reeves-Hinger Elementary students.

April 11-12: 2nd Annual Canadian River Valley Writers Workshop, Canadian, Texas

A writer’s retreat in beautiful Canadian, sponsored by the Canadian Arts Alliance! I love this little town.

February 23, 2019: Cartersville, Georgia

Speaker. Program Title: Traditional Publishing or Indie Author? Finding the Path that Works for You

What a great way to start out the year. I’ve been invited to Georgia! Booth Writers Guild at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. My presentation will be about working with a literary agent versus publishing your work as an Indie Author. I’m looking forward to meeting these writers and visiting with some of my friends from Western Writers of America (thanks Phil and Denise for the invite!)

2019 – Happy New Year!

December 1, Amarillo

Book Signing. Liles Art Gallery, 2719 SW 6th Street, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. I’ll be joining the members of my writers critique group as we sign copies of our new anthology, OUR TIME ON ROUTE 66. If you need a unique gift for someone who is a fan of the historic Route 66, come by and see us!  Lile’s gallery offers unique gift ideas as well, home to paint chips off the cars at Cadillac Ranch which he makes into beautiful one of a kind jewelry. Artist/owner Crocodile Lile.

November 17, Amarillo

Texas High Plains Writers. Hey Amarillo area writers, this is a great group of people who love all things words and writing. Please join us every other month for networking and information programs. All genres welcome. Guests are welcome for only a $10 fee. Dues paying members attend six meetings a year for free. Here’s the website for more info http://texashighplainswriters.com/

November 9-10, Levelland

Home for the Holidays Arts & Crafts Festival. Mallet Event Center. A holiday gift market. Wine & Shop, Friday 4-8pm. Shopping all Day, Saturday 9-4. We’ll have books for kids and adults. A personalized and autographed book makes a unique gift. Please stop by the booth and say hey!

October 31, Amarillo

Speaker. Lakeview Elementary. Writing a story about a rescue horse, power point presentation. K-4th grades.

October 18, Amarillo

Writing workshop. Hillside Elementary. UIL Creative Writers writing workshop.

October 12, Canyon

Speaker. Crestview Elementary. Writing. Reading. Rescue Horses. How to write a book about a horse, Power Point program. Hey CISD Parents, if you forgot to return the pre-order book form prior to your school’s event, no worries. All of my books are available at Burrowing Owl Books, on the square in Canyon. Please stop by and check out this amazing book shop. K-4th grades.

September 28, Amarillo

Speaker. Hillside Elementary. Let’s talk about writing a story about a horse. Books and rescue horses will be there! K-2nd grades.

September 7-9, Lubbock

Vendor. The 30th Annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration® (NCSC) will be held September 7-9, 2018, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center in Lubbock, Texas.

Congrats to Flash and Christie, who took a 1st place win in the horse parade at the Lubbock Cowboy Symposium!

Flash & Christie in the Cowboy Symposium parade, Lubbock. Photo by Steve Head.