Connecting with readers and other writers is one of the benefits of being an author. When I do a book signing and see readers and other writers there supporting my work, it warms my heart. But when I watch the participants also mingling and chatting with each other, it excites me. That is what a writing community is all about.

Indie Bookstores supporting local authors, book clubs discussing books, organizations that encourage reading and writing, and writing conferences are all ways to connect with others who love books. To help assist in this gathering of community, I’m sharing Upcoming Events in the Seattle, Washington area and in San Diego, California (and sometimes elsewhere) that might be of interest to writers and readers. I encourage you to check them out!


What’s Up With Indy

New Book Release and Upcoming Book Event


I’m fairly new to the lovey state of Washington and look forward to joining and becoming active within the writing community of this region. I also plan to stay connected to the San Diego writing community. I will be participating in opportunities as they make themselves available.

On March19th I will be attending Indie Author Night at the Brick & Mortar Books store in Redmond, WA. (Postponed – new date to be announced) I’ll be among twenty authors who will have books available for purchase and signing. I hope you’ll take the opportunity to drop by between 6-8pm to chat and introduce yourself. I’d love to meet some of my readers and fellow writer friends up here in Washington!

IN THE WORKS: my newest book, Reputation is scheduled for release in May 2020. This is a stand alone book in the Romantic Suspense genre. Here is a sneak peek at the book cover art.

If you haven’t yet read the Fox Walker Novels, the first book, Tracker is currently on Sale. The Kindle is 99 cents and the Print Book is only $9.95

If you are in a writing group or member of an organization, or have a favorite writing conference you want to recommend, I’d love to hear from you. And I’d be happy to post upcoming meetings and events here for readers to discover. Feel free to Contact me and I’ll pass along the information.

Writers helping other writers is the best part of the writing community! 

Upcoming Writer Events

April 2020

Hosted by Jonathan Maberry
and Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
Sunday, April 5th 
Noon – 3:00pm

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
Scheduled Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 406 977 809

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Sisters in Crime / Puget Sound
– Zoom Meeting –
April 9th
7 pm

Click here to Join the Zoom Meeting
     or right click to copy the link
You may need to download Zoom to your computer or device 

    Meeting ID: 131 529 413
    Password: 289197

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Partners in Crime / San Diego
Meetings are currently on hold
due to the CVID-19 Virus

Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
3555 Rosecrans St

Suite 107
San DiegoCA 92110

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One Day Writing Workshop 
(Now a Scheduled Online Event)
How to Get Published
April 25th
9:30 am – 5:00pm

Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle Bellevue,
3225 158th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98008.

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Indie Authors Night
Up to 20 authors attending
(Indy Quillen included)
March 19th
(Postponed – new date to be announced)

6:00pm – 8:00pm

7430 164TH AVE NE SUITE B105