Writers write, but we are also in business. Join bestselling author Deborah Cooke (aka Claire Delacroix) for a workshop on how publishing works. Learn how the money works, how to recognize and make the most of opportunity, how to chart your way free of stormy waters, and how to plan for success when you’re not in charge of all the variables.

Bestselling author Claire Delacroix always loved stories, both telling them and hearing them. She sold her first romance novel — a medieval, THE ROMANCE OF THE ROSE, in 1992 and has been happily writing romances ever since. THE BEAUTY, part of Claire’s bestselling Bride Quest series was her first title to land on teh New York Times Extended List of Bestselling Books. Clairemakes her home with her family, a number of incomplete knitting projects and a lot of overgrown houseplants. She loves to travel, to cook, to ride her bike and to read.Claire also writes romance as Claire Cross and Deborah Cooke.

April 11, 2010: 2:00pm