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More info re my Crafting Villains presentation with G. Elizabeth Kretchmer at PNWA Conference

Here’s more info about my Villains presentation at the PNWA Conference in July. Topic: How to Craft Anti-Heroes, Villains, and Scoundrels Panel: G. Elizabeth Kretchmer and Christine Z Mason Description: Humbert Humbert, Professor Snape, Captain Ahab: What is it about unlikeable characters

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Giving presentation on creating fictional villains at PNWA conference in July

Gail Kretchmer and I will present a workshop for writers on creating good fictional villains at the PNWA conference in Seattle, to be held July 28-31, 2016. Check out this excellent writers conference! http://www.pnwa.org/?page=featured

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Author Christine Z. Mason at Author’s Fair

The Author Fair was an exciting event, sponsored by San Jose State University and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Library and held in the beautiful public library in downtown San Jose on November 15, 2015. Many authors appeared on various

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Author Fair Presentation

Check out the King Library, San Jose CA Author Fair Sunday Nov. 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. Many Bay Area authors will participate, and I’ll be presenting my novel, #BoundariesALoveStory on one of the panels. Hope to see you

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Reading Australian Authors in Australia

I’m in Australia for the month of July and had hoped to hear a favorite Aussie author or two read from new works while here. Couldn’t schedule any with my travels, though, so instead I’m reading a couple of novels

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My New Psychological/Legal Suspense Novel

I’ve just completed a new novel, this time a character-driven psychological/legal drama about Natalya Drummond, a widowed female attorney,  who is threatened by her vicious Death Row client. Quite a switch from Boundaries: A Love Story, but with some of

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Boundaries: A Love Story and The Damnable Legacy of A Minister’s Wife at Books Inc. Palo Alto CA

  The event at Books Inc. in Palo Alto went well, with a wonderful, appreciative audience for my novel, Boundaries: A Love Story and for my colleague, G. Elizabeth Kretchmer’s new novel, The Damnable Legacy of A Minister’s Wife. We were thrilled that so many people

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Book Signing for The Mystery of Nan Madol

Will be signing The Mystery of Nan Madol  at Village House of Books, Los Gatos 12/13 noon to 2 with Linda Covella author of  The Castle Blues Quake. Raffles, treats. Great gifts for kids ages 8 to 12. Adventure, mystery,

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Joint Book Tour Starts in Watsonville 10/25

Here’s the latest from the Register-Pajaronian!   Page A2 — REGISTER-PAJARONIAN, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 Writers will visit Crossroads Books Saturday By ERIK CHALHOUB OF THE REGISTER-PAJARONIAN WATSONVILLE — Christine Mason and Gail Elizabeth Kretchmer have known each other for

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Book Event for Two Novelists at Crossroads Books

Gail Kretchmer and I will begin our joint book tour with a book-signing event at CROSSROADS BOOKS in Watsonville CA Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. Both our books feature strong women, family secrets, and controversial choices. Please come for

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