Peg's Talks


Is Your Library Looking for a Speaker?

Peg gives these free talks that might interest your patrons.


The Mystery Talk

    Mystery readers are always looking for new authors. They know about Michael Connelly and James Patterson, but they might not know about up-and-coming authors or the ones who've been quietly writing good stuff for years. This talk acquaints readers with good mysteries and provides interesting background on the mystery community.

Five Things a Writer Needs to Know

Have you ever considered becoming a writer?

Have you written something you’d like to publish?

Do you wonder how a story goes from idea to book for sale?

Spend an hour with author Peg Herring and learn some of the answers to these questions. Peg’s talk, titled “Five Things a Writer Needs to Know,” gives an entertaining and enlightening look at writing and publishing, gleaned from her years of experience writing plays, articles, short stories, and novels in print, electronic, and audio versions. Peg believes that every audience deserves a good time, so there will be laughter along with the facts and helpful handouts to take home and use to decide if you’ve got what it takes to be a writer.

The talks listed above are 1-hour talks.

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