Speaking Schedule…

Looking forward to presenting at these upcoming events…


…and enjoyed speaking at these great events!


  • Roanoke Writers Conference: Saturday, October 1, 2022 in Roanoke, TX — “Building Your Author Platform”
  • Carrollton League of Writers: Thursday, June 16, 2022 in Carrollton, TX– “Struggling to Build Your Author Platform? Five things you need to know and do”

  • InkersCon Digital Conference Roundtables
    • “Healthy Habits for Your Writing Life”
    • “Unleashing Hashtags” on Saturday, July 24, 2021
    • “Content Calendar for Social Media, Newsletters, Blogs, and More” on Friday, July 30, 2021

CLW Winter Retreat: Saturday, January 25, 2020 in Pottsboro TX

Writers Guild of Texas on Monday, November 18, 2019 in Richardson, TX

  • How To Create The Best Organized Writing Life For You

Bouchercon2019 on November 2, 2019 in Dallas, TX

  • Panel: “Differently Abled is Still Abled”
  • I was so honored to be asked to create this panel, and so thrilled that these amazing writers were willing to join me in talking about life with challenges, and how to write about characters living with disabilities.

(L to R. standing: Tex Thompson moderated, Kathryn McClatchy, Tosca Lee, Cathy Rueter. Seated: David Douglas, Katy Lee, Kelly Brakenhoff)

Carrollton League of Writers on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Carrollton, TX

  • “Healthy Habits for Your Writing Life”

Fledgling Full Nest 2019. Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Carrollton TX.

  • “You’re Late! Start Building Your Author Platform Now”

WORDfestSW on Saturday, August 3, 2019 in Burleson, TX

  • How to Bring Your Story to Life…Writing Sensory Detail

WORDworks on Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Arlington, TX.

Facilitated and taught two breakout sessions during this leadership meeting:

  • Social Media and Promotions
  • Membership management and communication

ACFW/DFW Ready Writers on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Arlington, TX

  • TEN: Healthy Habits for Your Writing Life

Lake Granbury Youth Authority on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Granbury TX

Granbury Writers’ Bloc on Monday, February 25, 2019 in Granbury TX

Dallas Area Writers Group 7 pm, January 8, 2019 in Cedar Hill TX


Upsharing Your Instalikes: Mastering Social Media

  • WORDfest2.0 on March 24, 2018 at TCC NE campus in Hurst TX
  • Session I: “Doing Research Right”
  • Session II: Panel: “Writing Outside Your Identity” – tips for responsibly and realistically portraying other races, genders, abilities, & beliefs
  • Session V: Panel: “Writing Sustainably” – living a balanced and healthy writer’s life – pursuing your dream while avoiding neglect and burnout
Kathryn McClatchy, Speaker
WORDfest 2018