Book Diane for Your Event

Diane is a dynamic speaker who loves to share her knowledge and passion for writing and publishing.  She has given speeches and workshops throughout the country, geared especially for first-time authors.

Whether she is talking to business entrepreneurs about how to write a nonfiction book, or fiction authors about the craft of novel writing,  her talks are engaging, informative, interactive and yes, even funny.

Organizations and writers conferences where Diane has presented

Cape Cod Writers Conference

Blueprint for a Bestseller Novel (5-day workshop)

From Brand to Book: How to Turn Your Expertise into a Book That Builds Your Business (2-day workshop)

Creating Compelling Characters (3-day workshop)

Plotting and Pacing Your Novel (half-day intensive workshop)

Book Expo America/uPublishU

The Gifted Editor: Your New Best Friend in Publishing (panel)

The Ingredients for a Bestseller: It Starts with the Book (panel moderator)

Southwest Writers Conference

Mastering Point of View (90-minutes workshop)

Canyon Ranch (Lenox, MA)

Journey-Writing: Developing Your Story Through Creative Journaling

Left Coast Crime Conference

Ask the Editors (panel)

Push to Publish Conference (Philadelphia Stories)

Should You Self Publish? (panel, October 2015)

Marketing for Beginners: How an Editor Can Help You Get Published (panel)

The Latest Trends in Publishing (panel, moderator)

American Society of Journalists and Authors Annual Conference

So You Want to Be a…Bestselling Novelist (90-minute workshop)

The Writers Room of Bucks County, PA

What Do Publishers Want? (90-minute presentation)

Romance Writers of America National Conference

Creating Believable Heroes and Heroines (30-minute presentation)

In Good Company (New York City)

From Brand to Book: How to Turn Your Expertise into a Book That Builds Your Business (3-hour workshop)

Savor the Success (New York City)

From Brand to Book, Blog and More! (90-minute presentation)

National Writer’s Voice (New York City)

Developing Your Hook: How to Write a Book Proposal That Sells (2-day workshop)

Guided Novel Writing Retreat, Kemble Inn (Lenox, MA)

2 1/2-day retreat for selected writers


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