Sharon Skinner Author Appearances

Find out where Sharon will be signing and/or presenting right here. Her appearance schedule is updated as new events are booked.


Upcoming Appearance Schedule:

June-August 2017: Arizona State Library Writer in Residence at Scottsdale Public Library

*WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: All Workshops are FREE and run from 10:30am to 12:30

  • Setting: Where in the World…?    June 10, 2017: Civic Center Branch–Silver Room
  • Point of View: Who  . . . Are  . . . You?     June 17, 2017: Arabian Branch–Meeting Room
  • Character: The Arc and the Covenant   July 1, 2017: Civic Center Branch–Silver Room
  • Plot: More than Just a Walk in the Park    July 22, 2017: Civic Center Branch–Silver Room
  • Tick, Tick, Tick: Conflict and Tension   August 5, 2017: Mustang Branch–Book Discussion Room
  • Inside/Out: Emotion and Sensory Detail   August 19, 2017: Mustang Branch–Book Discussion Room

*OFFICE HOURS SCHEDULE:  One-on-One Office Hours can be Scheduled via the Scottsdale Public Library Calendar

August 10, 2017: Grant Professionals Association Webinar: The Narrative Thread in Your Grant Proposal – Telling a Compelling Story without Writing Fiction; 11AM Pacific Time

September 1-3, 2017: San Francisco ComiCon–Signing in the Brick Cave Books Booth:


  • TICK, TICK, TICK: RAISING CONFLICT AND TENSION IN YOUR WRITING: Friday, 8/1/17 1:30pm – 2:30pm // Rm. 3014
  • POWERFUL PLOTTING FOR FICTION WRITERS: Friday, 8/1/17 2:30pm – 3:30pm // Rm. 2002
  • HEIGHTENING EMOTIONS AND ATMOSPHERIC ELEMENTS IN WRITING: Saturday, 8/2/17 12:00pm – 1:00pm // Rm. 3018
  • PLOT: MORE THAN JUST A WALK IN THE PARK: Saturday, 8/2/17 2:00pm – 3:00pm // Rm. 2002
  • INSIDE/OUT: WRITING EMOTION AND SENSORY DETAIL: Sunday, 8/3/17 11:30am – 12:30pm // Rm. 2006
  • HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR FICTION PLOT: Sunday, 8/3/17 1:30pm – 2:30pm // Rm. 3014

September 14, 2017: Grant Professionals Association Arizona Founding Chapter Statewide Conference, Rio Salado Conference Center, 2323 W 14th St Tempe 85281

WORKSHOP: The Alpha and Omega of Grants: Shepherding a Grant From Opportunity to Closeout

October 7, 2017:  High Desert Book Festival, 14343 Civic Dr Victorville, CA: Signing and Presenting in the Barnes & Noble Booth

October 8, 2017: Victorville Barnes & Noble Bookstore Author Sigining

November 3-5, 2017: Tucson ComiCon, Tucson Convention Center, 260 S Church Ave, Tucson AZ 85701–Signing in the Brick Cave Booth

November 9-11, 2017: Grant Professionals Association Annual Conference, Paradise Point Resort, San Diego, CA


  • The Narrative Thread in Your Grant Proposal – Telling a Compelling Story without Writing Fiction: Thursday, 11/9/17 1:30-2:45pm, Sunset Pavilion North
  • Human Library: Saturday 10:30-11:45Am, Double Executive Room

December 8-9, 2017: Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore Holiday Party, 5943 Balboa Avenue, Suite #100, San Diego, CA 92111

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