News about upcoming events.

  • September 22–23, 2023

    SinC Desert Sleuths WriteNOW! Conference

    Hallie will give a talk about BACK STORY: HOW NOT TO SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE FOOT WITH IT at the WriteNow! Conference sponsored by the @DesertSleuths Sisters in Crime chapter (Phoenix)

  • November 6, 2023

    Pathways to Publications, Milton Public Library, 7PM

    Hallie and author Sharon Ward provide an insider’s guide to navigating the complicated world of book publishing, the massive changes that have swept through the publishing industry, and the opportunities and challenges that have resulted for authors.

  • January 22, 2024

    Intro to Writing from Personal Experience – Intro and optional writing group series for Milton Public Library

    Discover how to mine your own experience to write a personal essay that brings your memories to life on the page and finds meaning in them. Award-winning writers Hallie Ephron and Suzette Standring share insights and writing tips. Come prepared to write! Interested writers can sign up for a follow-up series of small writing group meetings, working on their writing and culminating in a public reading.
    Opportunity to sign up for follow-up workshop series… for writers interested in writing and sharing their work with a critique group.
    1/29 – Small group
    2/12 – Small group
    3/4 – Small group
    3/18 Public reading

  • February 16, 2024

    Fuller Village

    Hallie will give a talk at 2PM at Fuller Village in Milton, MA, sharing how she researched and wrote CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR.

  • February 23–26, 2024

    Algonkian St. Augustine Author-Mentor Workshop

    One-on-one mentoring and novel development with dedicated Algonkian professionals: The Author-Mentor in St. Augustine creates an intimate and professional space that combines extended private consults with small-group workshops, thereby enabling writers to more comprehensively approach the development and editing of their novel. Distinguished faculty include the legendary best-selling author Hallie Ephron, book-to-film producer Brendan Deneen, six-figure book agent Adam “1000 Deals” Chromy, premiere agent and best-selling author Paula Munier, famous “Pitch Goddess” agent Katharine Sands, and last but not least, the indefatigable Algonkian CEO: Michael Neff.

  • July 19–21, 2024

    Book Passage Mystery Writing Conference

    Hallie will be presenting a before-conference workshop at this outstanding mystery writing conference at Book Passage bookstore in beautiful Corte Madera, CA.

  • September 22 – October 5, 2024

    Fall 2024 Workshop for SinC-GUPPY: Writing a Compelling Protagonist

    A two-week writing workshop for SinC-Guppy Online Chapter on tools and techniques for writing a compelling protagonist – 5 classes through which participants develop a compelling protagonist and develop them using a range of tools. Instructions, reading examples, exercises, discussion.