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  • May: "Strategies for Self-Published Authors: Tackle that Marketing Dragon," for Spokane Authors.
  • June: Memoir Writing Workshop, "Preserving the Stories of our Elders."
  • April: "Building My Writing Toolkit," for the Idaho Writers League, Couer d'Alene.
  • April: "Book Club discussion and reading, Years of Stone," Southside Senior Center. 

  • December: "Diving into Historical Fiction," for A.A.U.W.
  • December: "Library panel on Self-Publishing," with Annette Drake and Frank Zafiro at the Spokane County Public Library. Moran Prairie and Spokane Valley. 
  • November: "Contests and Marketing Strategies," for Spokane Authors. 
  • October: Book signing at Hastings with Annette Drake and David McChesney. 
  • October: "Book Club discussion and reading, Standing Stones." Southside Senior Center. 
  • September: "Reading at Auntie's Bookstore: "Scotland, the Industrial Revolution, Australia, and Mermaids?" 

Ring of Brodgar, Scotland (Camp 2009)