Events 2011


Maggie at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts

I love to help writers by passing on the skills, tips and knowledge I’ve gleaned from other successful authors and teachers.  You should contact me now to schedule a workshop maggiebishop@msn.com.

Feb 11 & 12, Fri & Sat, Foothills Writers Group Conference, Anderson, SC, Memoir & Booksigning workshops

March 5 (or 12 if snow) Chestnut Creek School of Arts, Galax, VA, Create Character and Plot workshops

April 14-17, Wine Fest, Blowing Rock, with Banner Elk Winery

May 13-15, Fri – Sun, South Carolina Book Festival, Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia

May 26, Thurs, Sugar Grove Library, 7:00, Sugar Grove, NC

Craft Fair May 28 & 29, Herb Fest, Banner Elk, NC
July 2,3 & 4, MTP Craft Fair Banner Elk Elem School, Banner Elk, NC
July 30 & 31 MTP Craft Fair, Valle Crucis Elem School, Valle Crucis, NC
Aug 6, Sat, Fred’s Craft Fair, Beech Mountain, NC
Sept 3 & 4, MTP Craft Fair, Banner Elk Elem School, NC

September 22-25, Thurs-Sun,  SIBA (Southeastern Independent Booksellers Alliance), Charleston, SC.

Oct 8 & 9, Sat & Sun, Oktoberfest, Sugar MtnOct 15, Sat, Valle Crucis

Oct 30-Nov 5, John C. Campbell Folk School, Mystery Writing workshops

Nov 18-20, MTP Craft Fair, Boone Mall

Maggie's Workshop at High Country Writers

Past Years’ Speaking Engagements

Chestnut Creek School of the Arts, Galax, VA, 2010, Begin Write! Workshop

High Country Writers, Boone, NC, 2010, Create Character! Workshop

Chestnut Creek School fo the Arts, Galax, VA, 2010, Create Character and Plot workshops

Blue Ridge Bookfest, Hendersonville, NC 2010, Begin Write! Workshop

Blue Ridge Writers & Readers Conference, Blairsville GA, 2009, Write Now! Get Started, Write Now! 5 Cs of Mystery & Internet Marketing workshopsBlue Ridge Writers Conference

Fireside Books, Forest City, NC, 2009, Promotions for Writers workshop

Boone Worthwhile Women’s Club, Boone, NC, 2008

TACC9 Television, Kinston, NC, 2008

Carolina Romance Writers, Charlotte, NC, On Stage! Book Signing Workshop, 2007

Sylva Book Fair, Sylva, NC, 2007, Reader Chat

Cove Creek Middle School, Vilas, NC, 2007, Reader Chat

Independence Library, Independence, VA, 2007, Reader Chat

Malice Domestic, Arlington, VA, 2007, Mystery Panel

May We Write Conference, Blowing Rock, NC, 2007, 2008, 2009

Cape Fear Crime Festival, Wilmington, NC, 2006, Mystery Panel

Galax Book Fair, Galax, Virginia, 2006, Villain Workshop

High Country Writers, Boone, NC, 2006, On Stage! Book Signing Workshop

Caldwell Book Fair, Lenoir, NC, 2005, Reader Chat

Jamestown Book Fair, Jamestown, NC, 2005, 2008, 2010, Reader Chat

Waynesville Book Fair, Waynesville, NC, 2005, 2006, Reader Chat

Johnson City Newcomers Club, Johnson City, TN, 2005, Reader Chat

East Tennessee Book Fair, Johnson City, TN, 2004, Reader Chat

Appalachian Regional Writers Series, Jones House, Boone, NC, 2003, 2005, Reader Chat

Lees McRae College Book Fair, Banner Elk, NC, 2003, 2004, Reader Chat