Toastmasters 4 Writers Presents

Public Speaking: An Essential Element of a Writer’s Toolkit

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Zoom Meeting – 10:00am Pacific


Toastmasters 4 Writers is hosting a panel of authors who will discuss the value of public speaking for writers!

Moderator: Shannon Muir Broden
Shannon, who writes under the name Shannon Muir, is the author of the brand new jazz mystery Charles Boeckman Presents Doc and Sally in “The Death of Buddy Turner” from Pro Se Press. Find her writing:
Shannon previously served on the board of Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles as its webmaster and Speakers Bureau Director. Shannon is currently Secretary of Toastmasters 4 Writers.


Ellen Byron’s Cajun Country Mysteries have won two Agatha Awards and multiple Lefty Awards. She also writes the Vintage Cookbook Mysteries, the Catering Hall Mysteries (under the name Maria DiRico), and will debut the Golden Motel Mysteries in 2024. Ellen is an award-winning playwright and non-award-winning TV writer of comedies like Wings, Just Shoot Me, and Fairly Odd Parents. But she considers her most impressive credit working as a cater-waiter for Martha Stewart.

Matt Coyle is the author of the bestselling Rick Cahill crime series. His books have won the Anthony, Shamus, Lefty, Authors on the Air Book of the Year, Ben Franklin Silver, Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Silver, and San Diego Book Awards. He was named the Mystery Writer of the Year for 2021 by the San Diego Writers Festival. DOOMED LEGACY is the ninth book in the Rick Cahill series.

Meeting ID: 650 941 6494

Passcode: tm4wrocks

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