Events

Business Writing Workshops and So Much More!

Come Join Us!

8 Dec — “Write to Influence! Ace That Resume” … 2:00 p.m. (book signing follows) Tysons Regional Library, 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043

10 November — “Write to Influence! Put Your Writing on a Diet,” Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, 10:30 a.m.

27 October — “Write to Influence! Nail That Grant,” 10:30 a.m. and “For Teens: Land That Job,” 2:00 p.m. Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge,

13 Oct — “Write to Influence! Ace That Resume” … 10:00 a.m. (book signing follows) Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue, Manassas

1-2 Oct — Two-day workshop for FTI Consulting, Chicago

27 Sept — “College Application — Essays That Open Doors,” Haymarket/Gainsville, 6:30 p.m. (book signing follows) 14870 Lightner Rd, Haymarket, VA 20169

24 Sept — “College Application — Essays That Open Doors,” Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr, Woodbridge.  7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

12 Sept — “College Application — Essays That Open Doors,” Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St Germain Dr, Centreville, VA 20121, 7:30 p.m. Contact Maggie.Wrobel@fairfaxcounty.gov

8 September — “College Application — Essays That Open Doors,” Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, 2:00 p.m.

19-20 July — Two-day workshop for FTI Consulting, NYC

14 June — Virginia Women Veterans Summit — “Powerful Writing–Lifeblood of Successful Organizations” … 1:00-2:00 p.m.

31 May and 1 June — College Application — Essays That Open Doors, Hylton High School. Details forthcoming (for Hylton students only)

21 May — Teaching workshop to graduate students for Mark Amtower at George Washington University (closed event)

19 May — Gaithersburg Book Festival

16 May — Powerful Writing Changes Lives — Presentation to Ruritan Club, 7:00 p.m. 4332 Leeds Manor Rd, Markham, VA (closed event)

3 May 2018 — College Application — Essays That Open Doors (book signing follows), Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Rd, Burke, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.; Please join us – Contact Sheila Shoup, Sheila.Shoup@fairfaxcounty.gov

26 April 2018 — For teens [but good for professionals in the workforce, as well] “Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Write a Resume that Stands Out – For All the Right Reasons” (book signing follows), Montclair Community Library, 5049 Waterway Dr, Montclair. 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please join us – Contact Robin Sofge, 703-792-8764, rsofge@pwcgov.org

14 April 2018 — College Application — Essays That Open Doors (book signing follows), Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Rd, Burke, from 2:30 — 3:30 p.m.; Please join us – Contact Sheila Shoup, Sheila.Shoup@fairfaxcounty.gov

11 April 2018 — College Applications … Essays that Open Doors (book signing follows), Sherwood Regional Library, 2501 Sherwood Hall Ln, Alexandria, from 7 — 8 p.m.; Please join us – Contact Anne Hanrahan,  703-718-8231, Anne.Hanrahan@fairfaxcounty.gov

22 March 2018 — Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Write a Resume that Stands Out – For All the Right Reasons, Thomas Jefferson Library, 7415 Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, from 7-8:00 p.m.; Contact Laurel Tacoma, 703-573-1060, Laurel.Tacoma@fairfaxcounty.gov

21 March 2018 — Webinar workshop for graduate class at Bradley University, “Powerful Writing – for Professionals.” Supporting Professor Susan Brill De Ramirez. (closed event)

6 March 2018 — Powerful Writing Changes Lives! Write a Resume that Stands Out – For All the Right Reasons, Patrick Henry Library, Vienna, from 4-6:00 p.m.; Contact Deb Smith-Cohen, 703-938-0405 x4, Dsmit1@fairfaxcounty.gov

1 March 2018 — Ace Your Annual Review (book signing follows), Kings Park Community Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, Virginia  22015, from 7 — 8 p.m.; Please join us — Contact Jill Wright, (703) 426-6714, Jill.Wright@fairfaxcounty.gov

18 November 2017 — Teaching Teens to Write Essays on College Application (book signing follows), Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Avenue. Manassas from 2:00 — 3:00 p.m.; Please join us – Contact Roseann North-jack, 703-792-4547, RNorthjack@pwcgov.org

9 November 2017 — Teaching Teens to Write Essays on College Application (Book signing follows), Montclair Community Library, 5049 Waterway Dr, Montclair. 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please join us – Contact Robin Sofge, 703-792-8764, rsofge@pwcgov.org

4 November 2017 — Potomac Community Library, 2201 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge.  Book signing follows.

  • 12:00 p.m. – Teaching Teens to Write Essays on College Application (Book signing follows); Please join us – Contact Lynn Hobbs, 703-792-8336, lhobbs@pwcgov.org

  • 2:00 p.m. – Adults, “Abracadabra – Powerful Writing Opens Doors!” (Book signing follows); Please join us — Contact Tiffany Wiens, 703-792-8346, twiens@pwcgov.org

23 October 2017 — Teaching Teens to Write Essays on College Application (Book signing follows), Chinn Park Regional Library, 13065 Chinn Park Dr, Woodbridge.  7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

14 October 2017 — YABBA Fest … Warrenton, VA 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

13 October 2017 — Great Writers, Right Here, from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Family Life Center First Baptist Church, 39 Alexandria Pike, Warrenton, VA … Everyone welcomed!

13 October 2017 — Business Alliance Networking Group networking meeting noon at Alto Plaza, 5800 Centreville Road, Centreville Va.

12 October — Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Diversity and Inclusion Initiative, Coffee and Conversations … “Powerful Writing Tips for Resumes, Award Justifications, and Other Competitive Opportunities” [closed session — for DIA employees only]

25 July 2017For TeensLand That Job! Writing Resumes and Job Interviews. John Marshall Library, 4133 Rectortown Rd, Marshall.  6:00-7:00 p.m. Book signing follows.

18 July 2017For TeensLand That Job! Writing Resumes and Job Interviews. Bealton Library, 10877 Willow Dr, Bealeton. 4:00-5:00 p.m. Book signing follows.

22-26 June 2017Write to Influence! displayed at American Library Association Convention, Chicago, IL

20 June 2017For TeensLand That Job! Writing Resumes and Job Interviews. Fauquier County Public Library, 11 Winchester St, Warrenton, VA. 5:00-6:00 p.m. Book signing follows.

11 June 2017 — Vendor sale at the Dale City Volunteer Fire Station 13 — Desanto Hall from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

1-4 June  2017 — BookExpo and BookCon 2017 conferences at Javits Center, NYC, IBPA Cooperative Booths 2839 and 2938.

31 May 2017Write to Influence! will be recognized at an award reception by the Next Generation Independent Book Awards at Harvard Center, NYC 

23 May 2017 — Teaching workshop for 6-8th graders at Hill School, Middleburg, VA (private sessions)

15 March 2017 — Book signing at CNortonNet luncheon, Maggiono’s Little Italy, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr, McLean, VA 22102

4 March 2017 — Book signing at Winchester Book Gallery, 185 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601. 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

25 Feb 2017 — Book signing at Chico’s at Fairfax Corner, 4216 Monument Corner Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030. Noon — 3:00 p.m.

21 Jan 2017 — Carla will brief Word Sculpting techniques and resume strategies at Mountain View public library, 585 Franklin Street, Mountain View, CA at noon on 21 Jan 2017, followed by a book signing

7 Jan 2017 — Book launching/signing at the Orlean Market, 6855 Leeds Manor Rd,  Orlean, Virginia from 1-5:00 p.m. on 7 Jan. Fabulous event! 100+ friends, neighbors attended.  On 8 Jan, the e-book version is #7 in category: Business/Money, Marketing/Sales, Advertising, Writing Skills.

Carla presents Write to Influence! at Nov luncheon of CNortenNet — Attended by 80 employer representatives and job seekers

15 Oct 2016Write to Influence! had table at New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s fall convention in Baltimore

30 Sept 2016 — Carla participated in local author fair, Great Writers, Right Here, hosted by the Fauquier County Public Library on 30 September

 

 

 

 

 

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