Connie and her husband live in Tacoma, Washington. They travel frequently, since they have family members living abroad. Because of her family and her characters, Connie has set her heart—and often her feet—in faraway places.
This June 20-24 in Grand Rapids, MI, I'll be attending a wonderful new writing workshop. Scriptoria is a joint effort of three universities: Calvin, Cornerstone and Aquinas. It follows the format of an MFA residency, with critiquing workshops in the morning, seminars...
On the evening of October 14, 2020, I'll be speaking to Whatcom Writers and Publishers in Bellingham, WA. The topic will be "Writing With Emotion." If you'd like to visit that night, please check their website to see if the meeting will be in person or digital.
Write in the Harbor is an intimate and high-quality conference for writers. This year it's digital. I'll give two presentations, one on historical fiction and the other on writing the opening pages of a novel. For more information about the conference, see their...
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