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Sat, September 2nd, 2017

Lourey Baker Double-booked Blog Tour II

September 2-October 12, 2017
September 2: How Long Before the Next Novel?
September 5: Choose Your Genre, Change Your World
September 7: Revolutionize Your Writing with These Four Editing Hacks
September 12: Cozies v Thrillers
September 19: Writers Talk Money
September 20: Best Writing Books
September 22: Professional Jealousy, and the Writing/Life Balance
September 24: Writer Unboxed
September 25: Dru’s Book Musings
September 27: Do Some Damage
October 3: Terry Ambrose
October 12: Jungle Red Writers
A blog tour! Travel with us for writing and marketing tips, book giveaways, laughter, and stories.

Wed, October 4th, 2017

Authors on the Air

October 4, 2017
8:00 pm CST
Authors on the Air Discussion with James Ziskin and Shannon Baker

Fri, October 6th, 2017

Minnesota Library Association Expo

October 6, 2017
10:05-10:30 am
MLA Conference
Rochester, MN
I'll be signing and giving away free copies of March of Crime to librarians, my favorite warriors of all. Sigh. There is justice and beauty in this world.

Sat, October 7th, 2017

Rewrite Your Life Signing--LA

October 7, 2017
7:00 pm
Mystic Journey Bookstore
Venice, CA
Signing copies of Rewrite Your Life

Sat, October 7th, 2017

Write a Novel in Seven Simple Steps--LA

October 7, 2017
1-3 pm
Faith Presbyterian Church
North Hollywood
Participants will be shown how to go from idea to completed novel using the seven-step POP Method in addition to receiving detailed information on cracking the world of publishing. This writing workshop is open to the public and to all writing genres. Register here.

Sun, October 8th, 2017

Easy Editing: Quick Hacks to Supercharge Your Writing

October 8, 2017
2-4 pm
LA SinC Chapter
South Pasadena Library
Los Angeles
I'm excited to present on the topic of "Easy Editing: Quick Hacks to Supercharge Your Writing" at the monthly SinC chapter meeting! Admission is free and this writing workshop is open to the public, but this is a great organization to join. More information available here.

Thu, October 12th, 2017

Bouchercon 2017

October 12-15, 2017
Toronto, Canada
Thursday 1:00 Panel: Best Paperback Original
Friday 10:00 am Panel: Dark Side of the Loon
Friday 2:00-2:40 Crime Quiz in VIP Room
Friday 6-7:30 MWA Midwest Meeting at Quinn’s Steakhouse and Irish Bar

Thu, November 9th, 2017

Minnetonka Mystery Night

November 9, 2017
7:00 pm
Ridgehaven Mall Barnes and Noble
Minnetonka, MN
Don't miss this special event featuring ten of the finest mystery and thriller authors today! Chat with your faves? Gain insider info? Write a thriller? Solve mini-mysteries? Meet industry experts? Win prizes? Walk the black carpet? And get plenty of photo ops? You bet! That and more will be on offer at Barnes & Noble Minnetonka Mystery Night. Interested in learning more? Call Kristen at (952) 546-1645.

Fri, November 10th, 2017

Style Speaks Volumes IV: A Fundraiser to Benefit the Stillwater Public Library Foundation

November 10-11, 2017
11:15-2:15 pm
Reve Bistro and Bar
Stillwater, MN
This year, the Stillwater Public Library Foundation will host its fourth Style Speaks Volumes, two back-to-back style show/luncheons to benefit the Foundation. The focus of these events is food, fashion and literacy. Nine local authors, including me, will model clothing from Enchante, Sash Ltd, and Matt+Nate:Men’s.Life.Style. Valley Bookseller will be on-site to sell copies of the authors’ books. Check back for ticket information.

Sat, February 10th, 2018

Sisters in Crime Atlanta Workshop

February 10, 2018
9 am-4 pm
Smyrna Public Library
Smyrna, Georgia
Writing a Book: From Idea to ISBN (Full-day Immersive)
Workshop registration is available here: (link to come)

Sat, March 17th, 2018

Murder and Mayhem in Chicago

March 17, 2018
Roosevelt University Auditorium Building
MMC is a one-day event featuring some of Chicago’s top mystery/crime writers and a few of their friends, too. This event is perfect for crime readers and librarians hoping to find new books to read and aspiring crime writers hoping to learn about the mystery community and writing and publishing careers.

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Based on the process Lourey developed and field-tested in the wake of her husband’s suicide, Rewrite Your Life is devoted to the practice of discovering, healing, and evolving through fiction writing. It combines research, practical and engaging guidance, and personal experience to meet readers where they are and take their creativity and personal growth to the next level.

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