Live Events Calendar

Want to catch one of my keynotes or take an in-person workshop? Here's where I'll be in 2020.

Live events in 2020

I've got lots of exciting events and keynotes for writers planned in 2020. Check out the events below for details and ticket information. If you want me to present at your event, contact me here.

1st February, Sydney, Australia

Ballgowns and Books Event

I'm a signing author at the inaugural BABE event in Sydney, Australia. Come along and get your books signed and hang out with me wearing fancy dress!


Hosted at the iconic Parkside Ballroom in Sydney’s Darling Harbour, attendees can expect to be transported to a magical wonderland designed to bring your favourite books to life with dragons, unicorns, a fae forest and even glittering crowns.


Tickets are strictly limited and nearly sold out

20-21 May, Auckland, New Zealand

Women's Leadership Symposium

Focusing on the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the contemporary workforce, the New Zealand Women’s Leadership Symposium is an unparalleled gathering of New Zealand’s best and brightest female talent.


I’ll be speaking as part of a panel discussion called “The Authenticity Paradox: Why feeling like a fake can be a sign of growth” alongside Jules Benton, CR Josephine Bartley, Angela Swann-Cronin, and Frances Arns.

    2-8th March, 2020, online

    Women in Publishing Summit

    The Women in Publishing Summit is a FREE 5-day online conference, featuring over 40 expert speakers. It’s held annually the first week of March and culminates with International Women’s Day.


    The Summit is a combination of guest expert interviews, panel discussions, tutorial presentations, and LIVE interviews, run completely online that you can enjoy from your phone, computer, or tablet.


    It's FREE to register and watch the events as they unfold. I'll be giving a info-packed and totally hilarious workshop on writing in series. You don't want to miss it!

      4-6th September, Auckland, Waipuna Hotel

      National Writers Forum

      The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ INC) Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa is organising writers from across Aotearoa and the world to share their knowledge and experiences with you at the 2020 National Writers Forum.


      If you want to learn, network and navigate the increasingly complicated publishing industry, this is the Forum you need to attend.


      I'll be giving my self-publishing workshop as well as sitting on a couple of panels. Come along and learn all the things!

      11-13th June, Vancouver, Canada

      Dirty Discourse LIVE

      Dirty Discourse is a private online community that's home to hundreds of self-publishing authors from all backgrounds and continents. This private event combines 3 days of workshops with a focus on intermediate/advanced craft and business for authors.


      I'll be there talking about writing reverse harem and eating all the poutine.

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