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PatriciaFry: Appearances

Patricia Fry is available to speak at your conference or writers' group meeting.

Patricia's Calendar of Events 2013

November 1-2, 2013
Cat Writers Association Conference

Dallas, Texas
Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel
Tips for Promoting Your Cat-Related Book

July 11-14, 2013
Public Safety Writers Association

Orleans Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Keynote Speaker
"The 10 Book Promotion Activities You Must Pursue"

May 14, 2013
Ventura County Writers Club

Pleasant Valley Senior Center
1605 Burnley St.
Camarillo, CA
Book Marketing for the Reluctant Fiction and Nonfiction Author

April 20-21, 2013
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California
SPAWN (Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network)
Booth #201
Sat: 10am-6pm
Sun: 10am-5pm

April 13, 2013
Ojai Wordfest Book Fair

Libbey Park
Ojai, CA
Patricia will represent the SPAWN booth
Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network

April 12, 2013
Ojai WordFest/Foodie Friday

Ojai, California
Breakfast Presentation
"How to Find the Onramp to Publishing Success."
9-11 a.m.

March 16, 2013
Southern California Writers Association

Claim Jumper Restaurant
Fountain Valley, CA
10am - 1:15pm
Book Marketing for the Reluctant Fiction and Nonfiction Author

March 9-10, 2013
Tucson Festival of Books

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Patricia will sit on 4 panels

Saturday, March 9

  • Book Publishing Options for Everyone
  • Traditional Book Marketing and Beyond

Sunday, March 10

  • Build Your Author's Platform
  • Book Proposals

January 5, 2013
Palm Springs Writers Guild

Rancho Mirage Public Library
71-100 Hwy 111
Rancho Mirage, CA
2-4 pm
Psychology of a Book Proposal

Patricia's Calendar of Events 2012

March 24-31, 2012
Ojai WordFest

March 26
Bart’s Books

302 W. Matilija St.
Ojai, CA
10 – 11 a.m.
Subject: A Writer’s Journey:
From local writer to Internationally-known author.

March 27
The Ojai House

304 N. Montgomery St.
Ojai, CA
11 – 12 a.m.
Subject: Tips for how to become a career writer

March 28
Ojai Library

111 E. Ojai Ave.
Ojai, CA
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Subject: “So You Want to Write a Book”

March 30
Breakfast hosted by
Paula Spellman
805-640-0666 (for reservations)
9 – 10:30 a.m.
Subject: 25 Reasons Why You Should Write That Book

March 30
Well Red (Author Readings)

Ojai Women’s Club House
415 E. Ojai Ave.
Ojai, CA
7-10 p.m.

April 21-22
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

SPAWN (Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network)
Booth number 238
10-6 Saturday
10-5 Sunday

May 19
California Writers Club

Sacramento Branch
Tokyo Buffet
7117 Greenback Lane
Citrus Heights, CA
Topic: Freelance article-writing

Patricia's Calendar of Events 2011

February 27
Westlake Village Reads

Westlake Village's Community Room
Oak Crest Drive
Westlake Village, CA
2:00 p.m.
Publishing Panel

March 19
Ojai Wordfest Book Festival

Matilija Street
Ojai, CA
Patricia and SPAWN will have a booth

March 22
Ojai Wordfest

Ojai Library
Ojai, California
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Subject: Simple Steps to Successful Authorship

April 2
Carolinas Writer's Conference

Anson County Writers' Club
Lockhart-Taylor Center
Wadesboro, NC
Subject: Take Charge of Your Book's Success

April 30-May 1
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
SPAWN will have 2 booths

June 3-5, 2011
Ojai Writers Conference

Ojai Center for the Arts
Ojai, CA
3 to 4 p.m. Saturday (June 4)
3 to 4 p.m. Saturday (June 4)
Self-Publishing Panel

July 9, 2011
High Desert Branch
California Writers' Club

Apple Valley Library
Apple Valley, CA
10:00 a.m. to noon
Topic: Two Steps to Successful Publishing

August 6
Kern County Writers' Festival
Book Festival-11:30 to 4:00
Presentation: 1:15
Tehachapi Museum
310 S. Green St
Tehachapi, CA
Topic: Steps to Successful Publishing

August 11
Casa Glendale
Glendale, CA
Topic: Fostering Creativity in Your Senior Years

September 9-11, 2011
Alaska Writers Conference

Coast International Inn
Anchorage, AK
Keynote Speaker:
Opening the conference Saturday, September 10 talking on the theme of "Publishing is not an Extension of Your Writing."
Closing the conference Sunday afternoon (11th) talking about "The Psychology of the Book Proposal."

September 18
Central Coast Author and Book Festival

Patricia signed books from 10-4

September 29
Camarillo Library 7 to 8 pm
Camarillo, CA
CLAS Author's Workshop Series
Topic: Two Steps to Successful Publishing

October 15
Ojai Day/Author's Pavilion
Downtown Ojai, CA
Patricia will be signing copies of her books 10-5

November 5
Ventura County Book and Author Fair

Pacific Institute of Professional Writing
Pleasant Valley Community Park Auditorium
1605 Burney St.
Camarillo, CA
Patricia will sit on a self-publishing panel
She will be available to sign books and talk about SPAWN
(Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network) 10-4

December 3
Ventura College 9-12
Ventura, CA
Saturday, 9-12
Ventura College Extension Course
Topic: Writing Magazine Articles for Fun and Profit

Patricia's Calendar of Events 2010

September 4, 2010
California Writers Club

Motion Picture and Television Home
Woodland Hills, CA
2:30 - 3:30
Subject: Patricia's Top Ten Book Promotion Tips.

September 19, 2010
Central Coast Book and Author Festival

Mission Plaza
San Luis Obispo, CA

September 23-25, 2010
LA Book Festival and Conference
(Sorry, this event has been cancelled.)
Sportsman Lodge Hotel
Studio City, CA
Subjects: Marketing Your Self-Published Book
Build Salability Into Your Book

October 30, 2010
Redwood Writers Conference

Flamingo Conference Resort Spa
Santa Rosa, CA
Subject: Two Steps to Successful Authorship

November 19-21, 2010
Cat Writers Association Writers Conference

Crowne Plaza/White Plains
White Plains, New York
Subjects: Build Promotion Into Your Book
The Post-Publication Book Proposal

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