Welcome 2017 –
2017 is here! Where will you go?
Note: Listing does not constitute endorsement nor serve as confirmation on Tracee’s appearance at the events listed. Appearances are subject to change without prior notice or change to the site.
Hope you can come visit us and learn something new! See you there.
PENN Writers Regional Conference
Location: Ida Lee Recreation Center, Leesburg, VA (Loudoun County area)
*Always the first Saturday in April
I’m presenting a workshop on Marketing and Promotion Basics for New Writer’s
Spring Novel Writing Courses are as follows
Novel Writing – 4 Saturdays meets at the Annandale Campus in Annandale, VA
4/29, 5/6, 5/13 and 5/20 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Novel Writing – 8 Tuesdays meets at the Loudoun Campus in Sterling, VA
3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2 and 5/9 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 4/8/2017 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Note: These three classes above meet live (in person).
Virginia Festival of the Book – March 22 – 26; Charlottesville, VA
The Virginia Festival of the Book brings readers and writers together for a five-day celebration of books, reading, literacy, and literary culture.
*I’ll be at the festival 2017 from Thursday – Saturday. Stop by the WRW – DC Table and say hello to us authors and SIGN UP to join our chapter!
Don’t miss my Facebook Release Event for my 7th book, Deadly Affections! Author slots available, just use the contact me page.
April 21 – 23
Join the Washington Romance Writers chapter of RWA for our annual retreat. You won’t want to miss it, it’s going to be lots of fun, lots of writing workshops and networking and the agent/editor panels.
Please be sure to visit the link above for WRW’s site which has information on registration. You should NOT reserve with the hotel but with the WRW Chapter / Your RWA information – visit wrwdc.com for complete details.
Sunday, April 23 – Westminster Library
– I’ll be part of a annual library panel featuring three additional local authors. We will talk about all things writing and publishing so if you’re a writer who wants to be published, come chat with us to see our varied in roads toward publication.
Sunday, April 30
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Romance Writers Association (RWA) 37th Annual Conference
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
July 26–29, 2017
August 3 – Noon
Special writing workshop for youth
Northern Virginia Baptist Center – 14019 Glenkirk Road, Gainesville, VA 20155
Yabba Fest (Young Adult Books, Bands and Authors) Festival – hosted by Allegro Community School of the Arts
Saturday, October 14
9:30 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Main Street, Warrenton, VA.
October 13 – 14
Black Authors and Readers Rock Weekend will be held this year at the
The Comfort Inn
4500 Crain Highway
950 N. Stafford Street
A full-day “How to Get Published” writing event outside Washington, DC on September 9, 2017.
September 8 – 10
10207 Wincopin Circle
Columbia, Maryland, 21044
October 5 – 7
*You can find a comprehensive list of book fairs and other author/reader events by state or region at these – my top, go-to places:
The African-American Literature Book Club (AALBC) listing of events