Events & Appearances

April 28-30, 2017 – Pikes Peak Writers Silver Jubilee Conference in Colorado Springs, CO.

February 4, 2017 – Pikes Peak Write Your Heart Out Event. A half-day preview of some of the great classes offered for the annual Pikes Peak Writers Conference in April. Lana will be sharing a preview of 10 Tips to Keep the Middle Moving.

July 13-17, 2016 – Romance Writers of America Conference

Join Lana Williams and hundreds of other authors at the public events during the conference in San Diego, CA.

September 11, 2015 – Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference

Join Lana Williams and Michelle Major for “Story Structure, Great Beginnings, and Character Arcs” during the conference.

February 8, 2015 -Colorado Springs SCBWI Workshop (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Join Lana Williams, Anne Eliot, and Michelle Major for “Story Structure, Great Beginnings, and Character Arcs” for the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators’ monthly meeting at Library 21C.

October 26, 2014 -Doherty High School, School District 11

Lana Williams will share The Hero’s Journey with students over six different class periods along with her personal writing journey and the business side of writing.

April 5, 2014 -Mountain of Authors at the Pikes Peak Library – East Branch (1:00 pm to 5:30 pm)

Join Lana Williams along with other local authors at this event – open to the public! http://more.ppld.org:8080/MountainofAuthors/schedule.html

November 16, 2013 -Pikes Peak Library – Cheyenne Mountain Branch (10:30 am to 12:30 pm)

Join Lana Williams, Anne Eliot, and Marty Banks at the Cheyenne Mountain Branch of the Pikes Peak Library. These local authors will share their experiences with self-publishing: DIY Books!  For more information, go to:  http://ev.ppld.org/evanced/lib/eventcalendar.asp

November 10, 2013 -Parker Writers Group (2 pm to 4 pm)

Join Lana Williams, Anne Eliot, and Michelle Major at the Parker’s Writers Group for “Opening Your Story With Power!” help at the Parker, Colorado library. In this interactive workshop, writers will analyze the first 120 words of their story to make sure the opening has the all important reader empathy. For more information, go to http://www.parkerwritersgroup.org/

June 21-23, 2013 – Crested Butte Writers Conference

Join Lana Williams, Anne Eliot, and Michelle Major at the Crested Butte Writers Conference for “An Experience Like No Other”! We’ll be teaching classes on Nailing Character Emotions, Opening Your Story With Power, and Marketing in the new publishing world. For more information, go to http://crestedbuttewriters.org/conf.php

January 28, 2013 – The Writing Ranch

Join Lana Williams, Anne Eliot, and Cindi Madsen for “E-Book Marketing in Publishing’s Changing Landscape”. Hear from a panel of Amazon’s Top 100 Bestselling Authors on marketing your books. For more information, go to http://host.evanced.info/douglas/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=77525

September 29, 2012 – Author Fest of the Rockies

Join Lana Williams and Michelle Major at Author Fest where they’ll be discussing, “Beyond Buff Bods and Bodice Rippers: How to Choose Your Next Romance Novel”. Deisgned for readers and writers alike, this class will cover the statistics of readers, new trends in publishing, sources for your next great read, and much more. For more information, go to www.authorfestoftherockies.org/

January 29, 2012 – Pikes Peak Romance Writers

Join Lana Williams and Michelle Major for “The Thriving Writer: Overcoming Self-defeating Behaviors”. Writers are challenged to stay positive, be productive and maintain a balance in our daily lives. Michelle and Lana will share insights and proven methods to help you THRIVE as a writer. For more information, go to http://www.pprw.org/

March 12, 2011 – Colorado Romance Writers

Join Lana Williams, Annie MacFarlane, and Michelle Major for “Opening Your Story with Power”. This is an interactive workshop to help you craft a killer opening with characters that jump off the page.

November 6, 2010 – Pikes Peak Writers Volunteer Retreat

Join Lana Williams and Michelle Major for “The Thriving Writers’ Toolkit”. This workshop will give you insights and inspiration to make each moment of your day count, whether you’re crafting your next novel or working toward another goal in your life.

October 22, 2010 – Rockrimmon Young Adult Writers Group

Join Lana Williams and Annie MacFarlane as we discuss the publishing industry, the role of agents and editors, writing contests, and other publishing information.

March 6, 2010 – Pikes Peak Writers Spring Workshop

Join Lana Williams, Annie MacFarlane, and Michelle Major for “Opening Your Story with Power”.