Jeannie's Events Calendar
Sunday, February 9, 2020
The Smithtown Library
1 North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
2PM - 3:30PM
Join Jeannie for a talk about the romance writing life, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Writing in the world’s most popular genre certainly has its ups and down, but the happily ever after is the thing. Discuss what makes romance so popular, and how Jeannie has brought her own experiences growing up on Long Island to her stories. Registration is requested.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Middle Country Public Library
101 Eastwood Blvd.
Centereach, NY 11720
6:30PM - 8PM
If one romance author is fun, can you imagine four of them in one place? Jeannie, along with Deborah Garland, Lauren Rico and Jennifer Gracen will be talking about the genre, the writing process, finding inspiration, and why love stories are more important now than ever.
Books will be available for signing.
Thursday, April 30 - Saturday, May 2, 2020
Sheraton Grand Hotel
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Jeannie is excited to be presenting her workshop Running on Empty at this biennial conference, as well as participating in the book signing, which will be open to the public on Saturday. More details will follow.
If you’re an author looking for a fabulous learning experience, check out the registration page.
Saturday, February 1 - Saturday, May 9, 2020
East Islip, NY
Islip Arts Council
Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane
East Islip, NY 11730
10AM - 12PM
Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Join Jeannie for a deep dive into the craft of fiction.
Each class will give participating authors a selection of tools for their writerly bag of
tricks. In addition to the four classes, an online discussion group will foster a
sense of community and encourage further growth and understanding of topics
between sessions. Class size limited to 15.
Session 1 – Core Elements: Advanced Goal, Motivation and Conflict
Session 2 – Compelling Characters: Connecting with Reader Emotions
Session 3 – The Devil is in the Details: Setting as a Character
Session 4 – Romance 101: It’s Not What You Think
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm `
February 1, March 7, April 4, May 9
IAC Member Fee: $150
Non-Member Fee: $ 200