6:30 pm18:30

The Cream Literary Alliance at Oxbridge

I will give a brief presentation on marginalized populations, focusing on her young adult work and children with disabilities. She joins authors Lise Funderberg and Mary Simses at the event.
The Cream Literary Alliance and Oxbridge Academy will co-sponsor an evening of race and culture March 3-4, 2017. 

Book signing immediately following

The Cream Literary Alliance Coffee at Johan's Joes
10:00 am10:00

The Cream Literary Alliance Coffee at Johan's Joes

 I will lead a roundtable discussion on writing and getting published. Join The Cream for a casual meeting with coffee and pastries at Johan's Joe, a fabulous Swedish coffee house in downtown West Palm Beach. Bring your questions. Saturday February 11 at 10 am.

7:00 pm19:00


Barnes & Noble Wellington, FL 

Dress in your best Homecoming clothes and get ready to elect a Homecoming King! 

Games. Fun. Floatbuilding contest. Prizes. A percentage of proceeds will benefit THE BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE because every dog needs a good HOME!!!!

3:30 pm15:30

Young Authors Summer Workshop

Alvin Sherman Library, Nova University

Steven Dos Santos and Stacie Ramey

Keeping it Real. How to Write out of this World Paranormal and Magical Realism Stories

Are you drawn to other-world heroes and heroines? Do you crave characters who live in extraordinary worlds or do extraordinary things? The secret to writing those stories is to keep it real. Learn how to create intricate and believable worlds while writing magical things. The focus of this workshop will be on world building. It all comes down to decisions. We will take examples from current teen books that epitomize great paranormal and magical realism writing. Exercises will allow participants to practice and get feedback on what they learn.  

3:00 pm15:00

Opening Panel Young Authors Summer Workshops

Opening Panel -- Meet the authors. Discussion followed by light refreshments/meet'n'greet. Introductions; what inspired you to write, why you gravitated toward the genre/topic you decided to write about. Book signing opportunity for authors