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Appearances

UPCOMING GIGS

May 8 – 11, 2014 – Portland, Orego – World Horror Convention

July 17 – 20, 2014 – Warwick, Rhode Island – Necon

For more information on any of these events, e-mail Lynne at Events@LynneHansen.com.

If you would like me to come to your school, check out my School Visits page for details.

PREVIOUS GIGS:

July 18 – 21, 2013 – Warwick, Rhode Island – Necon

June 13 – 16, 2013 – New Orleans, Louisiana – World Horror Convention

March 15 – 17, 2013 – Coral Springs, Florida – Coral Springs Festival of the Arts

Saturday, March 16 at 12:00 – Teens, Get Published Now!

Sunday, March 17 at 2:00 – Q&A

http://www.csfoa.com/

December 7, 2012 – Tampa, Florida – Gaither High School Literacy Night
6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Carrollwood

July 19 – 22, 2012 – Warwick, Rhode Island – Necon

March 29 – April 1, 2012 – Salt Lake City, Utah – World Horror Convention

December 10, 2011 – Tampa, Florida – Gaither High School Literacy Night
6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Carrollwood
April 27 – May 1, 2011 – Austin, Texas – World Horror Convention
June 15-19, 2011 – Long Island, New York – Stoker Weekend
December 16, 2010 – Zephyrhills, Florida – New River Library Teen Zombie Night
6:00 pm
New River Library
34043 State Road 54
Zephyrhills, FL 33543

December 4, 2010 – Tampa, Florida – Gaither High School Literacy Night
6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Carrollwood

November 17, 2010 – Largo, Florida – Pinellas Preparatory Academy – The Great American Teach In

October 23, 2010 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Zombie Nation: St. Pete Book Launch Party

http://www.zombienationpublishing.com/premiere.html

5:00 – 8:00 pm

The Pier in Downtown St. Petersburg
800 2nd Ave. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

October 22 – 24, 2010 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Necronomicon Convention

http://www.stonehill.org/necmain.htm

May 6, 2010 – Lithia, Florida – Barrington Middle School Parents Night – 6:00 pm

October 21 – 23, 2009 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Necronomicon Convention

http://www.stonehill.org/necmain.htm

Hilton Bayfront
333 First Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

October 9 – 11, 2009 – Orlando, Florida – Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend

http://www.spookyempire.com/

Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Friday, October 9
6:00 pm – The Evolution of the Vampire
How the vampire legend has changed in books and movies
Alice Henderson (M), Lynne Hansen, Vince Courtney, Jeff Strand

Saturday, October 10
6:00 pm – The Horror Genre – A Woman’s POV
How do women perceive horror victims? Is there any bias between female and male horror writers?
Alice Henderson, Mary SanGiovanni, Lynne Hansen (M)

8:00 pm – Regional Horror
Stories set in your own backyard. How not to offend your neighbors.
Owl Goingback, Vince Courtney (M), Mike Brotherton, Lynne Hansen

September 12-13 2009 – Tampa, Florida – Deep Carnivale Readers and Writers Festival

http://www.deepcarnivale.com/

June 11 – 14, 2009 – Burbank, California – Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Weekend

June 11, 2009 – Burbank, California – Dark Delicacies Signing @ 7:00
http://www.darkdel.com

Dark Delicacies
4213 W. Burbank
Burbank, CA 91505

1-888-DARKDEL
1-818-556-6660
(for local calls)
darkdel@darkdel.com

May 1-3, 2009 – Denver, Colorado – Romancing The Rockies Conference
Colorado Romance Writers Association – http://www.coloradoromancewriters.org

Friday, May 1
1-2 p.m. – Social Networks and New Media for Writers
3:20-4:20 p.m. – Writing Young Adult Fiction

February 27, 2009 – Brandon, Florida – Burns Middle School
Some amazing kids, scarily supportive administration, and two sessions of “Get Published Now!” and two sessions of “Zombie Origami” and a special lunch session made this school visit one I’ll remember for a long time.

February 18, 2009 – Tampa, Florida – Rotary Club
I spoke about how adults can inspire kids to read by sharing their own passion for reading.

December 6, 2008 @ 6:00 pm – Tampa, Florida – Barnes & Noble
“FCAT Success Strategies: How To Boost Vocab and Make Reading Fun”
Barnes & Noble
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Store Phone: 813-962-6446

November 19, 2008 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Great American Teach-In
Pinellas Preparatory
8:00 am – 9:00 am

October 18, 2008 @ 6:00 pm – Tampa, Florida – Barnes & Noble Educator’s Night

October 10 – 12, 2008 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Necronomicon Convention
http://www.stonehill.org/necro.htm
Panels include Florida UnReal Estate and Scary Story Pajama Party

September 27, 2008 – Tampa, Florida – Deep Carnivale Readers and Writers Festival
http://www.deepcarnivale.com/

September 28, 2008 – Tampa, Florida – Write Now Boot Camp
http://deepcarnivale.com/page/write_now_workshop.html

September 24, 2008 – Tampa, Florida – Deep Carnivale Artists’ Reception
http://www.deepcarnivale.com/

September 20, 2008 – Tampa, Florida – Deep Carnivale Literacy Symposium
http://www.deepcarnivale.com/

September 8, 2008 – Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus
“The Business of Writing” @ Valerie Zell’s Mass Communication’s Class
2112 15th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

September 3, 2008 – Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus
“The Business of Writing” @ Valerie Zell’s Mass Communication’s Class
2112 15th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
12:30 pm – 3:45 pm

July 17 – 20, 2008 – Bristol, Rhode Island – Necon 2008
http://www.campnecon.com/

March 27 – 30, 2008 – Salt Lake City, Utah – World Horror Convention
http://www.whc2008.org/

Thursday 7:00 – 7:50 pm
(HWA) Sexism in Horror Publishing and Its Community
(Deborah LeBlanc (moderator), Lynne Hansen, Tracy Jones, Linda Addison, Christine Morgan)
Thursday 8:00 – 8:50 pm
Male or Female?
The game show that challenges the audience to guess the gender of the author of a passage of classic or current horror. Can you tell the difference? (Barbara Ferrenz (moderator), Lynne Hansen, Lisa Mannetti, Maria Alexander, Monica Kuebler, Loren Rhoads, Martel Sardina)
Friday 9:00-9:50 am
The Art (or War) of Collaboration
Writing a story with more than one author. (Sally Bosco, Lynne Hansen, Steve Resnic Tem, Melanie Tem, Mort Castle (moderator))
Friday 12:00-12:50 pm
R. L. Stine to J. K. Rowling: Horror in the Classroom
How is YA horror being used in the classroom? (And how can you get your book used, too?)
(Lynne Hansen (moderator), Dave Simms, Deborah LeBlanc, Lee Thomas)
Saturday 12:00-12:50 pm
How Horror can be used to lure reluctant readers.
(Sally Bosco (moderator), Lynne Hansen, Stacy Whitman, Dave Simms, Dan Wells)
Saturday 5:00-5:50 pm
How To Transition From Writing Adult Horror To Writing For Teens.
What’s the difference between a middle grade, tweener and YA novel? How old should characters be for each category? How far can you go in terms of sex, violence, and gore? Kids don’t have credit cards, so who buys these books and how can you promote to them? What issues should you be aware of if you also write adult fiction? (Lynne Hansen, Josh Gee, Stacy Whitman, Lee Thomas (moderator))

January 22, 2008 – Hillsborough Community College, Ybor City Campus
“The Business of Writing” @ Valerie Zell’s Mass Communication’s Class
2112 15th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

2007 GIGS

November 15, 2007 – New Port Richey, Florida – Harvest Reading Festival
Seven Springs Middle School
2441 Little Road
New Port Richey, Florida 34655
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

October 18, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Teacher In-Service Day Guest Speaker
In this special session for teachers and other educators, Lynne will discuss the curriculum applications for her seven young adult novels including the pros and cons of vocabulary novels. Each teacher who attends will receive a free CD containing teacher activity kits for Lynne’s books.
Thursday @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Store Phone: 813-962-6446

October 13, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Barnes & Noble Educator’s Night
Saturday @ 6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Store Phone: 813-962-6446

October 5 – 7, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Necronomicon Convention
Most Common Writing Mistakes – Saturday, 5:00 PM (moderator)
Crafting Believable Characters – Sun 10:00 AM (moderator)
Manuscript Mechanics: What You Need to Know – Sunday, 12:00 PM
Hyatt Regency
211 North Tampa Street
Tampa, Florida 33602
http://www.stonehill.org/necmain.htm

September 15, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Florida Writers Association Meeting
“Craft The Perfect 30-Second Pitch” – Learn how to pitch an agent or an editor in this hands-on workshop, then practice your pitch on a real editor.
Saturday @ 6:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Store Phone: 813-962-6446

deepcarnivalelg.jpgSeptember 8, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Deep Carnivale Readers and Writers Festival
http://www.deepcarnivale.com/
Read more on Tampa Book Buzz.
Click on the graphic to the right for the event poster.

August 27, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Soundstage on WMNF Radio, 88.5
http://www.wmnf.org/programming/listen.shtml
Monday @ 10:30 pm
I’ll be reading from my forthcoming novel A Time For Witches on WMNF Radio, 88.5 at 10:30 pm. If you’re not in Tampa, you can listen on the Internet here.

July 17 – 20, 2007 – Bristol, Rhode Island – Necon
http://www.campnecon.com/

Friday 3:00 pm
HORROR IN THE FAMILY — SO BOTH OF YOU WRITE (OR DRAW?)
The ups and downs  of two creative people in the same household.
(Rick Hautala and Holly Newstein (moderators), Yvonne Navarro and Weston Ochse, Jeff Strand and Lynne Hansen, Elizabeth Massie and Cortney Skinner.)

Saturday 11:00 am
WHATEVER YOU DO, KEEP IT FROM THE KIDS! WHAT’S HAPPENING IN YOUNG ADULT HORROR
(Lynne Hansen (moderator), Christopher Golden, Tom Sniegoski, Lee Thomas, Stefan Petrucha.)

March  28 – April 1, 2007 – Toronto, Canada – 2007 World Horror Convention
http://www.whc2007.org

Saturday, March 30th
5:00 pm – 6:00pm WALKING DEAD VS. UNDEAD: ARE ZOMBIES THE NEW VAMPIRES?
Has Dracula had his day? Are the Living Dead now the living end?
(Scott Edelman (moderator), Lynne Hansen, Brian Keene, Kim Paffenroth, David Wellington)

March 8 – 11, 2007 – Virginia Beach, Virginia – EPICon 2007 Writers Conference
http://www.epic-conference.com

Friday 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Craft The Perfect 30-Second Pitch workshop/presentation

Friday 1:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Publishers Forum

Saturday 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Etiquette for Authors panel

February 3, 2007 – Tampa, Florida – Florida Horror Writers Book Signing
Saturday @ 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble
11802 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL 33618
Store Phone: 813-962-6446


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  1. August 6, 2007 11:10 am

    Nice site

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