Calendar of Themes and Events

Keep Visiting this Page for the Most Recent News about our Celebrity and Topic Chats

  • January – Craft and Marketing Month
  • February – romance
  • March – editing/revision
  • April – children’s/young adult
  • May – Memoir Month
  • June – July – Book Cover Month
  • August – Humor
  • September – Writing Habits and Hygiene 
  • October – still and forever horror/dark fiction
  • November – NaNoWriMo topics The Muse vs the Shoulder Vulture
  • December – Goals/Planning/Dreams are Goals with Deadlines (could be closed 1 or 2 days depending on Christmas and New Year days)

Keep scrolling and you’ll see the Calendar. 

Mar
28
Wed
Revisions and Editing
Mar 28 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Apr
29
Sun
Celebrity Sunday presents Alistair Cross & Tamara Thorne
Apr 29 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

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Tamara Thorne’s first novel was published in 1991, and since then she has written many more, including international bestsellers Haunted, Bad Things, Moonfall, Eternity and The Sorority. A lifelong lover of ghost stories, she is currently working on several collaborations with Alistair Cross as well as an upcoming solo novel. Learn more about her at: http://tamarathorne.com

 

Alistair Cross grew up on horror novels and scary movies, and by the age of eight, began writing his own stories. First published in 2012, he has since co-authored The Cliffhouse Haunting and Mother with Tamara Thorne and is working on several other projects. His debut solo novel, The Crimson Corset, was an immediate bestseller. Find out more about him at: http://alistaircross.com

Together, Thorne & Cross also host the popular radio show, Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!, which has included such guests as Anne Rice of The Vampire Chronicles; Laurell K. Hamilton of the Anita Blake Vampire Hunter novels; world-wide bestseller, V.C. Andrews (Andrew Neiderman); Charlaine Harris of the Southern Vampire Mysteries and basis of the HBO series, True Blood; Jeff Lindsay, author of the Dexter novels that inspired the hit television series; #1 New York Times bestseller, Kim Harrison; Peter Atkins, screenwriter of Hellraiser: 2, 3, and 4; Mick Garris, film director of Hocus Pocus, Psycho IV: The Beginning, and Stephen King’s The Stand; and New York Times bestsellers Preston & Child, Christopher Rice, Jonathan Maberry, and Christopher Moore.  

Oct
11
Thu
BOOK RELEASE PARTY! John Everson
Oct 11 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

BOOK RELEASE PARTY! This Thursday Night – Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. — Bucket O’ Blood Books & Records in Chicago is hosting the official “Book Release” Party for my new novel THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY! The book will not actually be in stores until the following week, on October 18, but Bucket O’ Blood will have Hardcover and Paperback copies available! I’ll be doing a reading from the novel, and bringing some of my lead character’s favorite beverage for any takers (PBR!) Please click on the event page below and let me know if you can make it!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1801261006658798/

Jan
6
Sun
January Craft and Marketing Month
Jan 6 @ 5:49 PM – Jan 27 @ 6:49 PM
January Craft and Marketing Month

During the Month of January we will discuss various ways of perfecting the craft of writing and the art of marketing.

Jan
13
Sun
January Craft and Marketing Month
Jan 13 @ 5:49 PM – Feb 3 @ 6:49 PM
January Craft and Marketing Month

During the Month of January we will discuss various ways of perfecting the craft of writing and the art of marketing.

Jan
20
Sun
January Craft and Marketing Month
Jan 20 @ 5:49 PM – Feb 10 @ 6:49 PM
January Craft and Marketing Month

During the Month of January we will discuss various ways of perfecting the craft of writing and the art of marketing.

Jan
27
Sun
January Craft and Marketing Month
Jan 27 @ 5:49 PM – Feb 17 @ 6:49 PM
January Craft and Marketing Month

During the Month of January we will discuss various ways of perfecting the craft of writing and the art of marketing.

Mar
10
Sun
3 Kinds or Revision a Sunday Topic Chat
Mar 10 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

On Sunday, we are going to chat about three kinds of Revision.

  1. Revising for Story.
  2. Revising for Craft
  3. Final Shine

Drop in at 7PM EDT, don’t forget to set your clocks ahead.

 

Jul
7
Sun
Your Author Website: Do I need an author website in 2019?
Jul 7 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Jul
14
Sun
15 Blog Images: Best Practices for Adding Great Pictures To Every Post
Jul 14 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM