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Writing the Tightrope: Elements of Tension Webinar

Tension is vital to all story, but authors often find it difficult to implement in their writing. In this webinar on March 26th I will define tension in concrete terms, explain why it is so important to story, and demonstrate how to create it using plotting, structure, pacing, and tone. Appropriate for all genres from […]

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THRILLERFEST XIII

Thrillers, mysteries, and…dragons? It must be THRILLERFEST! With 2018 ThrillerMaster George R.R. Martin, 2018 Silver Bullet Award recipient James Rollins, 2017 ThrillerMaster Lee Child, 2017 Silver Bullet Award recipient Lisa Gardner, and 2018 Spotlight Guest Megan Abbott, and MANY more incredible authors, it’s bound to be a thrilling time! Registration is now OPEN! We hope […]

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Tucson Festival of Books 2017

Author Laura Ellen with reader Kestrel Weyant. Tucson Festival of Books 2017 was a lot of fun. It was a hot day, but worth it! I had fun meeting new readers and enjoyed my time sharing booth space with fellow YA author Rose Corcoran. Also, thank you to Melissa Koberlein, YA author of the Fireflies […]

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Mesa Arts Center 2016 Season Kick-off

Author Laura Ellen will be meeting and greeting readers at the Mesa Arts Center 2016 Season Kick-off on Friday, September 9th from 6-10 pm. There will be fun for everyone with performances, art, and food! This year’s theme is ‘Between the Lines‘, and Laura Ellen will be there along with fellow Arizona authors Sharon Skinner, […]

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Paperback Release Blog Tour

Book Nerd Tours is hosting a party to celebrate the release of BLIND SPOT in paperback! They have a lot planned including giveaway packages and a 10 day tour that will lead up to a book blast on June 10th — the official paperback release date. The fun starts May 31st. Don’t miss out! Here’s […]

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