Workshops & Events

Upcoming Events

September 2021 | Central Coast Writers Conference Teen Writing Workshop

Sept. 25 | Ages 12-19, Online
An all-levels short story workshop designed for teen writers interested in all types of horror fiction—from gothic to cosmic, psychological to slasher, and everything in between! Attendees will explore key elements of writing horror, dark fantasy, and weird fiction, in an energizing and encouraging environment. We’ll discuss topics like developing compelling characters, using story structure to control pacing, and establishing tone with setting, dialogue, and word choice. More…

October 2021 | Scream Scenes @ Sayville Library

Oct. 1 | Grades 6-12, In-person (in the garden)
Designed for writers sixth grade and up, this all-levels interactive writing workshop will focus on using setting and mood in horror and dark fiction.


Past Events

July 2021 | The Center for Fiction

The Supernatural Summer KidsWriting Workshop will focus on fostering creativity and confidence in a fun, encouraging environment over the course of four days. [Read more!]

April – May 2021 | The Center for Fiction

Designed for young writers, ages 9-12, these writing workshops will focus on fostering creativity in a fun, encouraging environment.

September 1, 2021 | Online @ Mysterious Galaxy

To celebrate the release of Don’t Turn Out the Lights, Jonathan Maberry has organized a series of panels with the authors featured in this anthology. I’ll be joining him on September 1st for an event hosted by Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego!

October 2020 | The Center for Fiction

Designed for young writers, ages 9-12, these writing workshops will focus on fostering creativity in a fun, encouraging environment.