Gigs and Blog Tours
Sharon A’s Gigs
Creativity from the Stacks
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
6.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
Sharon A. Crawford (author of the Beyond mystery novel series) joins Shane Joseph (author of the literary novel In the Shadow of the Conquistador and the upcoming short story collection Crossing Limbo) as their main characters collide in a comedy skit for Creativity from the Stacks. This East End Writers’ Group presentation is in partnership with East End Arts. The event, co-hosted by Sharon A.Crawford and Nishe Catherine, highlights members’ creativity including photography, singing and song writing, skits, memoir, poetry and short fiction readings, sample writing critique session led by Gia Petec, book and art table, and reception, also features Laura Jones, Paola Ferrante, Lee Parpart, Nick Nanos, Gail Murray. Free admission and open to the public. Location:
Location: S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Avenue (Coxwell and Mortimer Avenues area), Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sharon A. guest reader at Crossing Limbo Book Launch
Saturday, July 8, 2017
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sharon A. is a guest reader at literary fiction author Shane Joseph’s book launch for Crossing Limbo. Published by Morning Rain Publishing, his collection of short stories covers the gamut of emotions and situations in a changing world. Michael Dyet is another guest reader. (Newsflash: Sharon and Michael share the book launch for their respective new fiction books this fall. Stay tuned for details.)
Location: Supermarket Restaurant & Bar, 268 Augusta Ave. (Kensington Market area), Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sharon A. guest speaker at WEN Networking Breakfast
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.
Sharon will be guest speaker at the Writers and Editors Network (WEN) monthly networking breakfast. After breakfast, Sharon will talk about Creating Characters and Dialogue in Fiction using her short story collection Beyond the Tripping Point. She will also have copies of Beyond Blood and Beyond the Tripping Point to sell. And maybe the new mystery novel Beyond Faith.
More gigs in the works. Stay tuned. Here’s a peek.
Sharon A. is attending the annual Bouchercon Mystery Writers conference October 12 to October 15 in downtown Toronto. More details coming. But here is the conference website which is constantly being updated.
Meantime, Sharon continues to channel Dana Bowman, one of the main characters in Beyond Blood. See below for some of them.
Memorable book tours and presentation – some with Dana Bowman:
Guest spot at Blue Denim Press Book Launch for Shane Joseph and Christopher Canniff, November 21, 2015
Inspire Book Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Nov. 15 and 16, 2014
Sharon A’s Blog Tours:
January 2, 2015
Mystery/Suspense/Romance author Rene Natan interviews Sharon A. on Scribd
February 6, 2015
The Horror in Crime Fiction, posted on horror novelist Alex Laybourne’s blog
March 9, 2015
Get a Room: the Ultimate Author Reader Relationship posted on writer Shannon A. Thompson’s blog.
Honorable Mention in Blogs:
On the Road Again with Rosemary McCracken and Nate Hendley. See Rosemary’s blog Moving Target about it at
The Crime-writing Trio from Crime Writers of Canada