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Goodreads Giveaway: The Mystery of the Ancient Stone City – enter by 5/21/17

Goodreads is giving away 5 free paperback copies of my children’s adventure story, The Mystery of the Ancient Stone City, with reader’s guide included. It’s great for teachers, parents, and kids aged 8 through 13. You can enter the Goodreads

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Sneak Preview: Bad Guys in Fiction

Here’s a handout/sneak preview of the presentation at the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association July 2016 Conference that G. Elizabeth Kretchmer  and I will be giving on “How to Craft Anti-Heroes, Villains, and Scoundrels.” The outline covers lots of information on creating

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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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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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