2015 Events

April 11
Just Fiction
Stillwater Public Library
Stillwater OK
The last session of the Just Fiction classes in Stillwater (OSU)

For more information, visit: http://justfiction.okstate.edu/course3.html


April 11
Oklahoma Book Awards
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
Oklahoma City OK

Bill has been nominated in the Young Adult category for his novel The Black Sentry. (This is his 14th nomination in three different categories, Fiction, Poetry, and Young Adult. He has won on two previous occasions.)


May 17
Books in Bloom book conference
Crescent Hotel and Spa
Eureka Springs, AR

Bill will speak during the Sunday program. For more information, visit: www.BooksinBloom.org


April 21
Choctaw Library Coffeehouse Poetry Night
Choctaw Public Library, 7:00 pm
Choctaw OK

Bill will read his work, as will many other poets such as Carl Sennhenn, Nathan Brown, and Carol Hamilton.


May 16-20, 2015 (Open to All)
Small Group Writing Seminar

Oklahoma City area
Parklawn Office Park, Suite 400C, Midwest City OK 


May 23-25, 2015 (Alumni Session)
Small Group Seminar
Oklahoma City area
Parklawn Office Park, Suite 400C, Midwest City OK


May 30, 2015 
The Secrets of Independent Publishing
seminar
Oklahoma City area
Parklawn Office Park, Suite 400C, Midwest City OK


May 31, 2015
Writing Episodic Fiction
seminar
Oklahoma City area
Parklawn Office Park, Suite 400C, Midwest City OK


June 14, 2:00 pm
Poetry Reading
The Depot, 200 South Jones Avenue
Norman OK

Bill will speak and read from his poetry book, The White Bird. Free admission. For more information, visit: http://www.pasnorman.org/programs/poetry


June 18, 2015, 8:30am - 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Holiday Inn By the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland ME 04101


June 19, 2015, 8:30am - 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Holiday Inn By the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland ME 04101


June 25, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

The Fairmont Dallas
1717 North Akard Street, Dallas TX 75201


June 26, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

The Fairmont Dallas
​1717 North Akard Street, Dallas TX 75201


June 29, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Courtyard Marriott Country Club Plaza
​4600 JC Nichols Parkway. Kansas City MO 64112
Approved for CLE credit in both KS and MO


June 30, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Courtyard Marriott Country Club Plaza
​4600 JC Nichols Parkway. Kansas City MO 64112
Approved for CLE credit in both KS and MO

July 4-6
Small Group seminar

Honolulu, Hawaii
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu HI 96815


July 9-11
Small Group seminar

Lahaina, Maui
Wharf Cinema Center, Conference Room
658 Front St, Lahaina, HI 96761


July 23
Woodward Library

1500 West Main
Woodward, OK 73801


September 14
Midwest City Library

8143 E. Reno Avenue 
Midwest City,  OK 73110


Rose State Short Course on Writing
September 18-20
Tom Steed Community Learning Center
Rose State campus
Midwest City OK 

For the fourth consecutive year, Bill will organize and speak at this writers conference drawing speakers and attendees from all across the nation. For more information, visiti: http://www.rose.edu/shortcourse.


December 14, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130


December 15, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Hilton New Orleans/St. Charles Avenue
333 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70130


December 17, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Las Vegas NV
Location To Be Announced


December 18, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Las Vegas, NV
Location To Be Announced


December 21, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL DRAFTING: TRANSACTIONAL TIPS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 22, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 23, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
330 Tijeras Ave, NW, Albuquerque NM 87102


December 28, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL DRAFTING: TRANSACTIONAL TIPS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


December 29, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
SUPERIOR LEGAL WRITING: EVERY WORD MATTERS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


December 30, 2015, 8:30am – 4:00pm
PERSUASIVE LEGAL WRITING: WINNING WITH WORDS

Embassy Suites Omaha-Downtown/Old Market
555 S 10th St, Omaha NE 68102


January 16
Oklahoma City Writers

Full Circle Bookstore
50 Penn Place
Oklahoma City OK



Visit the Small Group seminar for more information on writing classes Bill is teaching in 2014.
Visit the Legal Writing CLEs page for information about Bill's legal writing seminars.