Webinars and Events

Join me for upcoming webinars and events. Check this page for an updated schedule and registration information! Here are some raves from past attendees.

You’ve helped me build my professional toolbox! – Danielle DeFauw

Very informative, well-organized and understandable. Definitely worth my time. – Dena Pawling

Mary’s webinar on Writing an Irresistible Query was not only extremely helpful but concise and to the point. She listed an example for each step of the query letter and explained it as well so that writing a query letter isn’t as taunting as it used to be. – R. Wong

This webinar was very helpful and answered many of my questions about writing a query letter as well as publishing in general. – Shawna

Mary always gives great advice and tips. This webinar was thorough and informative, plus she is a wonderful presenter. – Janet W.

An outstanding webinar. Mary Kole was energetic and concise. – A. Monroe

I’m so glad I took the time. The webinar was jammed-packed with tips and advice on what to do and what not to do. And, It covered everything from novels to picture books. I highly recommend Mary’s webinars. – Karen Cioffi

October 2018

Saturday, October 27th, 11 a.m. CST: Writing Irresistible First Pages Webinar

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Check out my first pages webinar for free. This webinar is geared toward novel writers and will last for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Register for October 27th First Pages Webinar

Grab your spot. Seats at the live event are limited. You will receive email instructions for accessing the webinar once you sign up. Thanks!

November 2018

Saturday, November 10th, 11 a.m. CST: Writing an Irresistible Query WITH CRITIQUE

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A paid webinar that includes comprehensive notes on your query letter. This webinar is geared to query writers of all categories, from picture book to novel to nonfiction. Not only will you hear a wealth of information about how to research agents and write a query, but your letter will be privately critiqued with helpful feedback. The cost of this webinar with the included critique is $69. The webinar with last 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Follow this link to register for the query webinar with critique.

You have one month to submit your query after the webinar date. The query will be up to one single-spaced page with 12 pt font and standard 1″ margins. Notes will be returned within three weeks of receipt.

December 2018

Saturday, December 8th, 11 a.m. CST: Writing Irresistible First Pages WITH CRITIQUE

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A paid webinar that includes comprehensive notes on the first two pages of your novel. This webinar is geared to novel writers of all categories, from middle grade to fantasy. Not only will you hear a wealth of information about how to write successful, eye-catching first pages, but your novel opening will be privately critiqued with helpful feedback. The cost of this webinar with the included critique is $99. The webinar with last 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Follow this link to register for the first pages webinar with critique.

You have one month to submit your pages after the webinar date. The submission will be up to two double-spaced pages with 12 pt font and standard 1″ margins. Notes will be returned within three weeks of receipt.

Saturday, December 29th, 11 a.m. CST: Rock Your Writing Goals Webinar

A fun and motivational free webinar just in time for those New Year’s Resolutions. Let’s spend an hour together this last weekend of December and do some creative brainstorming for the year to come.

This webinar is for all writers, at all skill levels. I’ll discuss creativity, actionable steps for achieving your writing or publishing goals this year, and send you off into 2019 with a bang!

Register for December 29th Rock Your Writing Goals Webinar!

Spend the weekend before the New Year getting your writing resolutions in order.

Seats at the live event are limited. You will receive email instructions for accessing the webinar once you sign up. See you there!

Looking Ahead to 2019

January 19th: Writing an Irresistible Query Letter WITH CRITIQUE

February 8th to 10thWriteOnCon 2019 Virtual Conference

February 23rd: Writing Irresistible First Pages WITH CRITIQUE

March 16th: Writing Character Interiority

April 6th: Writing an Irresistible Query Letter WITH CRITIQUE

April 27th: Writing Voice

If you’re on the fence about one of my events, please check out even more Speaking and Workshop Testimonials.