Need a speaker, panelist, or workshop presentation for your conference or classroom? Nic can do that. Or catch up with Nichole at an event near you. Nic often appears on panels and at signings where she loves to meet readers and fellow writers, and talk about the mystery genre.
Invite Nichole to Speak at Your Event
Nichole is available for a variety of reader-, writer-, high school or university student events. A seasoned adjunct professor who's taught genre writing and other topics, Nichole offers a variety of programs, including:
The History of Mystery
Three Elements that Make a Mystery
The MacGuffin & Other Classic Film Devices: Adding Suspense to Your Writing
Keep Those Words Coming: Tactics for Keeping up Your Word Count
Speeches and Keynote Addresses
Additional topics of your choice
Northern Hearts Conference 2019
Nic presents “The MacGuffin & Other Classic Film Devices: Adding Suspense to Your Writing,” September 20-21st, at the 2nd Annual Northern Hearts Conference sponsored by Toronto Romance Writers, a chapter of Romance Writers of America.
Join Lima, Ohio’s mystery lovers at the Lima Public Library on March 30, 2019 at 2PM as Nic presents “The History of Mystery,” an interactive lecture and PowerPoint presentation. Trace the roots of your favorite genre back to its beginnings, plus chat with Nic about reading, writing, and the books we all love today.
OLC Convention & Expo 2018
"Hidden Books: An Author's Perspective on Connecting Our Communities & E-Books" on Thursday, October 4 with Q&A to follow. Nic presents one thriller writer's perspective on digital-original publishing, e-book discoverability, fostering reader engagement with digital titles in popular genres, and shaping readers advisory content to connect our communities with more e-books than ever.
PCA/ACA Conference 2018
"Meet Mystery Writers of America: Writing from Experience and Imagination Panel" on Wednesday, March 28 at 11:30AM. Nic teams up with more MWA mystery writers to talk about what's fact, what's fiction, and where it leads when writing.
Magna cum Murder 2018
“Power, Corruption, and Greed: Big Stakes and Even Bigger Consequences” Panel, Friday, October 19 at 3PM. Nichole moderates as authors Annette Dashofy, John Gilstrap, Larry D. Sweazy, and Reavis Z. Wortham describe crafting storylines with consequences.
“Something to Prove: Women in a Man’s World” Panel, Saturday, October 20 at 9AM. Nic and her colleagues discuss the roles and ramifications of casting women and men characters in their novels.
Magna cum Murder 2017
"That's Just Not On! Panel" on Friday, October 20 at 3PM with signing to follow. Nic and her fellow panelists will discuss fair play for characters and readers.
"Rollercoaster Rides Panel" on Saturday, October 21 at 9AM with signing to follow. Check out the chat about thrills, spills, and chills in the authors' fiction.
"What's in a Genre? Panel" on Thursday, October 12 at 4PM with signing to follow. Panelists will discuss the hallmarks of Genre Fiction and more.