Weldon often attends conferences and other writer events, participating in workshops, panel discussions, signings, readings, and book launch parties. Here are his upcoming events.
Ocean City (MD) Comic Con (December 10, 2022)
Weldon and his wife, Cindy, will be vendors representing Smart Rhino Publications at this year's Ocean City Comic Con. He'll have available his thriller, Harvester of Sorrow, as well as a full selection of Smart Rhino books. The con takes place at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD.
"Writing Your Best Short Story: The Whys and Hows of Creating Fiction" at the Newark Arts Alliance (DE) (January 28, 2023, 1:00-3:00)
This workshop, led by author/publisher Weldon Burge, provides an overview of the writing process for short stories. We'll discuss ideas, selecting titles, developing plots, characterization, settings, dialogue – all the basic essentials. There will be handouts and open discussion throughout.
Young Writers Conference at the Kent County Public Library (DE) (Nov. 19, 2022)
Weldon will teach a two-hour workshop for teenagers on the topic of writing short stories. The workshop is scheduled during the Kent Library's annual Young Writers Conference.
St. Margaret of Scotland Parish Craft Fair (DE) (Sept. 24, 2022)
Weldon and his wife, Cindy, will be vendors at the St. Margaret of Scotland Parish Craft Fair on September 24. Cindy will have a display of her handmade jewelry for purchase, and Weldon will have his publications available.
'Just the Facts: The Secrets of Writing Crime Fiction' at the Bear Public Library (DE) (September 17, 2022, 2:00-4:00)
Weldon will be the moderator during the panel discussion, "Just the Facts: The Secrets of Writing Crime Fiction," at the Bear Public Library on September 17, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Joining him will be best-selling suspense, thriller, and mystery writers Lisa Regan, Austin Camacho, J. Gregory Smith, Chris Bauer, Ira Porter, and JM Reinbold.
Presentation on the Current State of Independent Publishing for the Maryland Writers Association (Aug. 27, 2022 - 1:00-2:00)
Weldon will present a brief discussion about independent publishing for the St. Mary's and Calvert Counties Chapter of the Maryland Writers Association.
Lewes Summer Craft Show (DE) (June 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Weldon and his wife, Cindy, will be vendors at the Lewes Summer Craft Show at Conley's Methodist Church, Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cindy will showcase her handcrafted jewelry and Weldon will have available a selection of Smart Rhino books and his thriller, Harvester of Sorrow.
'Mastering Dialogue' Workshop at the Bear Public Library (DE) (April 30, 2022, 1:00-2:30)
Delaware author and native Weldon Burge, author of the Ezekiel Marrs thriller series, explains how writing effective dialogue is essential to storytelling and how you make it memorable and realistic for readers. In this workshop, Mr. Burge shows how to create distinctive characters and enhance your story's plot. A book signing will follow the class.
Smyrna Opera House Book Festival (March 26, 2022)
Weldon and his wife, Cindy, will be vendors at the Smyrna Opera House Book Festival on March 26, 2022, in Smyrna, DE. This is their first participation in the event. He will have copies of Harvester of Sorrow and selected Smart Rhino Publications books for purchase (and signing).
Hockessin Book Shelf - Book Signing (January 15, 3:00-4:00)
Weldon will be highlighted as a local author at the Hockessin Book Shelf in Hockessin, Delaware on Saturday, January 15, from 3:00 to 4:00. He'll be signing copies of his novel, Harvester of Sorrow.
Ocean City (MD) Comic Con (December 11, 2021)
Weldon and his wife, Cindy, will be vendors representing Smart Rhino Publications at this year's Ocean City Comic Con. He'll also have available his new thriller, Harvester of Sorrow. The con takes place at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD.
Creatures, Crimes, and Creativity Conference (September 10-12, 2021)
Weldon will participate in a number of panel discussions at the annual Creatures, Crimes, & Creativity conference (C3). The conference is held at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel Columbia, 5485 Twin Knolls Rd., Columbia MD.