Elaine L. Orr
Upcoming Events
Winter 2016 - 2017
Books for Breakfast
December 17 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm        
Main Hangar Restaurant
910 S Airport Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
 Google Map        

From the Main Hanger Restaurant: We are excited to welcome the following authors
and their published works of art for breakfast with us and you: Sue Stewart Ade,
Marilyn Gardiner, Katriena Knights, Angela Parson Myers,
Elaine L. Orr and J. D. Webb.
Meet all the authors.  Aspiring authors have the chance to use these authors and learn
from their experiences in getting a novel published.  Stay and eat breakfast at Main
Hangar's All You Can Eat buffet.

Fall 2016

Writers' Retreat
Date:         September 30, 2016 --October 02, 2016  
Venue:      Manor House at Bradford Woods, IN, US
Website:    
http://www.speedcitysistersincrime.org/
This three-day writing retreat is for members of the Speed City Chapter of Sisters in
Crime. If you write mysteries and live in (or near) Indiana, you'll want to join the Speed
City group. Monthly meetings at BN and the Keystone Mall, Indianapolis. Members
only event. I will present workshops on Friday and Monday.

Magna Cum Murder
Date:          October 28, 2016    06:00AM--October 30, 2016
Venue:       The Columbia Club, Indianapolis, Columbia Circle, Indianapolis, IN, US
Website:     
Magna Cum Murder
Magna Cum Murder brings together authors and readers for a three-day event in a
comfortable environment that promotes conversation as well as learning. I will be on
two panels:
The Jessica Fletcher Effect -- which will deal with mysteries set in small towns. I am the
convenor of this panel.
Saturday 29th October - 3pm - 3:55pm
and
Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside
Friday 28th October 28 - 2pm - 2:55 pm

After each session, authors will participate in a book signing on the concourse level.
There are one-day registration options if you cannot attend all three days. Visit the web
site for details, and for the full panel schedule.

Book Bums' Workshop
Date:         November 07, 2016    Morning and Afternoon Sessions
Venue:      West Liberty, Iowa Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA, US
Website:     
West Liberty Library    
This full day event (Saturday) is for authors, readers, and aspiring authors. Topics
include publishing (ebooks and paperbacks), audio books, and more. The library
website will have the full schedule closer to the event date. Afternoon sessions are
organized by genre -- mystery, romance, sci-fi, etc. Free event, open to the public.
Followed by author book signings.
Organized by author Karen Musser Nortman and the West Liberty Public Library.

Email contact:
elaineorr55@yahoo.com
Phone contact: (641) 455-3257
Spring 2017
Day of the Book
April 23rd
11 AM - 2 PM
Along Howard Avenue in Kensington, Maryland (3 miles from DC)
Come visit my table in the main tent! See my books and get info on publishing.

https://dayofthebook.com/ Click on participants to find my info.

Malice Domestic Conference
April 27-29th
Bethesda, Maryland
My panels will be posted later
In addition to writing, Elaine also does presentations on writing-related topics
such as electronic publishing, writing mysteries, and using social media to
promote books. She is always pleased to participate in writing-related conferences
and book signings.