NEWS & EVENTS
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February 2018 -- BARN SHADOWS is on the shortlist!
I'm so honored to learn that Barn Shadows has made the shortlist for the 2018 Chanticleer Paranormal Book Awards! The winner will be announced on April 21, 2018.
September 10th, 2017 -- Kerrytown Bookfest!
I'll be joining book lovers from all over Ann Arbor and beyond to sell and sign books in the SCBWI and Nicola's Books booths at the Kerrytown Bookfest on Sunday, September 10th. I'll be there from 1pm-3:30pm. Hope you can make it!
April, 2017 --Kickass Girls of YA Event
My publisher, Fire and Ice, is celebrating strong female characters all month long! Check out the calendar of events HERE -- including a Rafflecopter Giveaway, free short story anthology, Facebook event, book sale, and a even a playlist on Spotify!
April 23, 2017 -- Book Signing at Biggby Coffee!
I'll be selling and signing books at my favorite coffe shop--Biggby Coffee in Commerce Township, MI (1273 N. Commerce Rd.) on Sunday, April 23rd from 9am-12pm. I'd love to see you there!
April 8th, 2017 -- Book Signing!
Stop by the Walled Lake City Library between 10am-4pm on Saturday April 8th to meet a variety of Michigan authors! I'll be selling and signing copies of Trail of Secrets and Barn Shadows.
March 27th, 2017 -- New Release Monday
BARN SHADOWS will be featured on New Release Monday on mystery writer Judy Penz Sheluk's blog!
March 14th, 2017 --BARN SHADOWS Release Day!
February 11th-19th, 2017 -Mystery Thriller Week
Check out the new Author Spotlight Series on my blog, Writing with Laura, as part of MYSTERY THRILLER WEEK! Every three days you'll be introduced to a great new author and his/her spine-tingling book!
Celebrate MYSTERY THRILLER WEEK by stopping by A New Look at Books blog where Trail of Secrets will be featured along with a guest post by Yours Truly.
Then, check out another one of my MYSTERY THRILLER WEEK guest posts on the Truth About Books blog.
January 30th, 2017
Trail of Secrets will be featured on mystery writer, Kristina Stanley's, blog along with my guest post!
December 3, 2016--Book Signing Event!
Please join me for a Merry Mitten Holiday at Nicola's Books in Ann Arbor, MI, from 1-3pm. I'll be selling and signing books along with other Michigan authors. More details coming soon.
July 9, 2016-- YA Author Panel
I'll be sitting on a panel of YA authors at the Addison Township Library on July 9th, 2016. Book signing to follow question and answer session. More details coming soon.
May 11, 2016-- Indie Book Awards Ceremony
I'm crossing state lines to accept the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award-Finalist First Novel-for TRAIL OF SECRETS! The award ceremony will take place at the Newberry Library in downtown Chicago, IL.
May 15, 2016-- Book Signing at Biggby Coffee!
Stop by the Biggby Coffee at 1273 N. Commerce Road in Commerce Township, MI, between 10am-2pm on Sunday, May 15th. I'll be selling and signing copies of my book.
Trail of Secrets won Cover Wars!
Thank you to everyone who voted, and to Caroline Andrus of Fire and Ice for designing the eye-catching cover! Trail of Secrets was the BOOK OF THE WEEK on AuthorShout.com March 5th-12th, 2016!
April 15, 2016-- Guest Post on Not Even Joking Blog
My guest post on writing inspiration will be featured on fellow Fire and Ice YA author, Nina Mansfield's blog, Not Even Joking. Check it out for a chance to win a free Trail of Secrets eBook!
April 16, 2016-- Book Fair and Signing
The Walled Lake City Library will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, April 16th from 10:30-1:30. Local authors (including me) will be present to sell and sign their books.
March 12, 2016-- Great Lakes Women's Expo/Writers Expo
Meet me at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI. I'll be selling and signing books at the Great Lakes Writers Expo table alongside 30 other Michigan authors! Click here for event location and details
January, 2016 -- Author "Interrogation" on Flash Bang Mysteries E-Zine
Will I survive the interrogation or break under the pressure? Stop by and check it out.
December 7, 2015-- Trail of Secrets on Not Even Joking Blog
Author Nina Mansfield will feature Trail of Secrets on the "Book Bites" section of her blog. Stop by to find out what Brynlei would eat for her last meal!
November 21, 2015-- Get Inked! Teen Writing Conference
I'll be traveling to St. Mary's College in South Bend, IN, on November 21st to speak at the Get Inked! Teen Writing Conference. The keynote speaker is author Johathon Ryan. My topic will cover the path to publication and how to maximize chances for success.
November 16, 2015-- Literary Rambles Guest Post
My guest post, along with a Trail of Secrets giveaway, will be featured on the popular writing blog, Literary Rambles on November 16, 2015.