News about upcoming events.

  • August 6–8, 2022

    Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference

    A 3-day conference (in its 27th year!) Covers everything mystery writers need, from developing ideas and writing skills to finding an agent and publisher. Hallie will be on the faculty along with a stellar array of authors, editors, agents, publicists, and forensics experts. Hallie will also be giving a pre-conference workshop and doing private manuscript evaluations.

  • October 20–23, 2022

    Surrey International Writers Conference

    Hallie will be giving a 3-hour MASTER CLASS on Creating a Compelling Protagonist and participating throughout this amazing and fabulous conference… writing conferences don’t get better than this!

  • November 11, 2022 – November 13, 2023

    New England Crime Bake

    Hallie wouldn’t miss this wonderful annual New England mystery writing conference, back at the Hilton Hotel in Dedham. Registration is open! Hallie will be giving a workshop on how to give a book talk.

  • February 24–26, 2023

    Algonkian St. Augustine Author-Mentor Workshop

    Best selling authors and track-record agents and work one-on-one with aspiring authors and memoir writers to not only teach them the advanced knowledge and skills they must possess to be successful, but also provide them with a valuable pre-publication edge via careful analysis and honest discussion of their work. Led by Michael Neff.

  • April 2–15, 2023

    2023 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.

  • May 8, 2023

    Guest speaker

    Hallie will guest at David Freed’s Harvard Extension class on mystery writing.