May 15-16
Maine Romance Writers’ Retreat
Laying Down the Law workshop presentation
Portland, ME

June 3
Loves Sweet Arrow
Panel with authors Sonali Dev, Priscilla Oliveras, and Kwana Jackson
17024 Oak Park Avenue
Tinley Park, IL

June 6
Burgundy Books
Discussion about If You Must Know and how to go from manuscript to publication
1391 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT

August 12-15
Book Bonanza 2020
Grapevine, TX

October 31, 12-2 p.m.
Turn the Page Bookstore
Book signing with Nora Roberts and more
18 N. Main Street
Boonsboro, MD


Jamie is available to travel to your writing association and give a one-hour workshop on the following topics:

Deep POV: Eliminating Authorial Intrusion
In this one-hour workshop, we will discuss things to consider when choosing the right POV, and practical tips for writing Deep POV.

Eliciting Emotion: Hook Your Readers’ Hearts
Learn how to grab your reader at the outset and keep them emotionally invested long after they finish the book.

Genre Blending: Hitting the Sweet Spot between Romance and Women’s Fiction
Books that straddle the fence between romance and women’s fiction are gaining popularity in the marketplace. This workshop will give you the tools needed to craft a blended story that editors will buy and readers will love.

Laying Down the Law: How Basic Legal Concepts Can Help You Plot and Enhance Conflict
Through brief lecture and hypotheticals, you will learn to use basic commercial and criminal law principles to create realistic plots and conflict for your romance and women’s fiction stories.

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