Jennifer Ashley

Romance Author

Lectures and Workshops

I lecture on a variety of topics related to getting a manuscript finished and published in all genres and styles.
If you would like me to speak to your readerís group or writerís group, please contact me at

Selected Topics

  • Tips for Writers: Ten tips for staying sane, writing the best novel you can, and getting it published
  • Agent Overview: How to land the right agent for you
  • Writing the Query Letter: How to write a query letter that gets results
  • E-publishing vs. Print Publishing: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of Each
  • What to Expect When Youíre Expecting . . . To Be Published: The ins and outs of offers, contracts, and what happens to your ms. after itís sold.
  • Title and Premise: How to Grab the Readerís (and Editorís) Attention before They Read a Word

I have presented at the following:

  • Romance Writers of America (Orlando) (July 2010)
  • Tucson Book Festival (March 2010)
  • Northern Arizona Romance Writers (January 2010)
  • Reader Appreciation Weekend (Huntington, WV, 2009; signing)
  • Emerald City RW conference (Seattle, 2008)
  • Glendale Libraries Author series (2008-2009)
  • Maricopa County Libraries Author series (2008)
  • Romance Writers of America National convention (Dallas, 2007)
  • Arizona Authors Association
  • Lincoln City Libraries "Turning the Pages of Romance" conference (Lincoln NE)
  • Romantic Times Booklovers convention (St. Louis; Daytona Beach; Houston; Orlando)
  • Scottsdale Library Writers Workshop (Scottsdale AZ)
  • Desert Dreams Writers Convention (Scottsdale AZ)
  • Desert Rose Romance Writers (Phoenix AZ) (even-numbered years)
  • Prescott Writers
  • Tucson Romance Writers
  • Valley of the Sun Romance Writers (Phoenix AZ)
  • North Carolina RW, online presentation
  • The Beau Monde Regency Chapter, national RWA online workshop
  • Ask an Author, national RWA online workshop