Presentations & Workshops
Want to schedule me for a presentation, workshop, panel or school visit? Contact me at kbshaw [@] cox [dot] net.
Virtual Classroom Visit
Schedule a virtual classroom visit via Facetime or Skype. Available Tuesday through Thursday. I'll also be happy to visit local schools in person :-)
World Building — It’s in Every Book
World building isn’t just a requirement of science fiction and fantasy. From mystery to romance to memoir, your characters live in a time and place specific to them. The presentation covers the three types of world building as well as the raw materials and tools of world building. A must for anyone who writes stories.
So, You’ve Finished Your Book… Now What?
Writing your book is just the beginning of your work. Agents, and publishers, and platforms… Oh, my! So, You’ve Finished Your Book… Now What? is an overview of the myriad tasks and decisions that lie ahead. Whether you’ve finished your book or are still working on it, this is a discussion you shouldn’t miss.
Tues. Feb 20, 2018 — New Library-Accessible Editions
TEACHERS & LIBRARIANS: I'm happy to announce the publication of new paperback editions of From the Shadows and Neworld Papers. Neworld Papers will combine "The Historian's Tale" and "The Warriors' Tale" into a single, 538 page edition and will be available as a hardcover book as well.
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Tues. Feb 6, 2018 — Parchment & Prose Writers Group
I'll be conducting my Styling Your Manuscript workshop from 6:00 - 7:30pm at the Ironwood Library located at 4333 E. Chandler Blvd, Ahwatukee. Bring your laptops and a copy of your manuscript.— MORE —
Sat. Feb 3, 2018 — West Valley Writers Group
I'll be conducting my Styling Your Manuscript workshop from Noon - 3:00pm at the Avondale Civic Center Library, in the Zane Grey Room. Bring your laptops and a copy of your manuscript.— MORE —
Sun. Jan 21, 2018 — Society of Southwestern Authors (Tucson)
I'll be giving my World Building — It's in Every Book presentation from 1:00 - 2:00pm at the Hotel Tucson City Center.— END —