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2021

Creative Academy for Writers: Mindmapping with Piper J. Drake (Jan 16)

University of Indianapolis, English Literature dept: Piper J. Drake on Inclusive Worldbuilding, Narrative Structure, and Characterization (Mar 24)

2020

Writing the Other: Deep Dive into Diverse Characters – virtual (Jan 31 – Feb 29)

Mythology and Speculative Literature Panel from Carl Brandon Society – virtual (Jul 24)

WXR at Surrey International Writers Conference – virtual (Oct 17- Oct 24)

Topics:

    • WXR Presents: Using Relationships to Develop Unforgettable Characters, 3 hour Master Class
    • Eating Your Way to Deep Character Development, 60 min workshop
    • Task Management and Productivity for Writers, 60 min workshop

Love in the Pacific Northwest Romance Author Panel for King County Library System – virtual (Nov 18)

Article: Marginalized people living varied and fulfilled lives in genre fiction is historically accurate for SFWA (Nov 24)

ephemera Reading series – virtual (Dec 16)

2019

Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, WA (Mar 14-Mar 17)

ApollyCon in Washington, DC (Mar 21 – Mar 24)

Book Lovers Con in New Orleans (May 15 – May 19)

2019 Writing Excuses Retreat on the Liberty of the Seas in the Western Caribbean (Sep 13 – Sep 22)

Topics:

    • The Dog Lives, exploring approaches to make animals amazingly nuanced as supporting  characters in a story and how to portray them in realistically expressive ways without making  them talk, unless you want them to, 2 hour workshop

Surrey International Writers’ Conference in British Columbia (Oct 25- Oct 27)

Topics:

    • Incorporating Romantic Elements in Any Story, 60 min workshop
    • Powering Up Productivity – Project Management for Writers, 60 min workshop
2018

Coastal Magic Convention in Daytona Beach, FL (Feb 22 – Feb 25)

RWA Annual Conference in Denver, CO (Jul 18 – Jul 21)

Topics:

    • Powering Up Productivity: Project Planning for Writers, 60 minute workshop
    • Writing When Your Routine is Disrupted, 60 minute workshop

2018 Writing Excuses Retreat on the Liberty of the Seas in the Western Caribbean (Sep 22 – Sep 30)

Topics:

    • Incorporating Romantic Elements in Any Story, 2 hour workshop

Emerald City Writer’s Conference in Bellevue, WA (Oct 26- Oct 28)

Fresh Fiction Readers & ‘ritas in Allen, TX (Nov 9 – Nov 11)

2017

2017 Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh, PA (May 18 – May 21)

2017 Out of Excuses Writing Workshop and Retreat in the Baltic Sea (Jul 28 – Aug 5)

2016

Romantic Times Book Lover’s Convention in Las Vegas, NV (Apr 12-17)

Barbara Vey’s Reader Appreciation Luncheon in Milwaukee, WI  (Apr 29 – May 1)

SFWA Nebula Conference in Chicago as PJ Schnyder, IL (Saturday, May 14)

2016 Out of Excuses Writing Workshop and Retreat on The Oasis of the Seas (Sep 20 – 27)

2015

Barbara Vey’s Reader Appreciation Luncheon in Milwaukee, WI

Romantic Times Book Lover’s Convention in Dallas, TX

Out of Excuses Writing Workshop and Retreat on the Independence of the Seas

Piper J Drake Events & Appearances

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