Speaking & Teaching

Laurie is available for book readings, interviews, classes, and panel or solo presentations about writing and independent publishing. She has participated at dozens of venues, appearing on public radio and at bookstores, libraries, museums, and travel conferences, including San Francisco’s LitQuake and Jamaica’s Calabash International Literary Festival. Here are some examples:

Presenter

● Designing the Book of Your Dreams (Path to Publishing Nonfiction Writers Workshop)

● Self-Publishing for Authors (Book Passage Mystery Writers Conference)

● Cross-Platform Travel Guides (Bay Area Travel Writers)

● Creative Collaboration (Bay Area Travel Writers)

● How I built my website, and what it’s done for me lately (Bay Area Travel Writers)

● How to get the Most out of the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference (Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference)

Teacher

● Travel Memoir — Navigating the Wilds of Your Soul (Central Coast Writers Conference, Cuesta College)

● From Sense to Sensuality — Enliven Any Genre (Central Coast Writers Conference, Cuesta College)

● Travel Writing (Central Coast Writers Conference, Cuesta College)

● Self-Publishing for Authors (Central Coast Writers Conference, Cuesta College)

● App Happy — Developing destination-based mobile applications (San Francisco, CA)