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Chrom Y Returns is one of 224 books in the 3rd annual Self-Published Sci-Fi Contest (recognized in 2023 by Reedsy as one of the Best Writing Contests)! Over the coming year, submissions are judged with Quarter, Semi, and Finalists on https://thespsfc.org/. Reviews of all books are posted on blogs and shared on socials. It's a great selection of books—can't wait to see how Chrom Y stacks up.

Podcasts/Interviews:

L.V. Ditchkus accepts the First Place 2021 Colorado Book Award for Sci-fi—She talks about what inspired The Sasquatch Series and does a short reading from Crimes of the Sasquatch.

L.V. Ditchkus interview by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers' Mark Stevens—About Co-editing the upcoming RMFW's 2024 Anthology

L.V. Ditchkus interview by Author and Podcaster Laurel McHargue—About the Sasquatch Series, judging for the 2021-2021 Self Published Science Fiction Competition, and her favorite reads.

L.V. Ditchkus interview by Interfleet Broadcasting at Denver's FANEXPO—About the Sasquatch Series and other upcoming works

L.V. Ditchkus interview by Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers' Mark Stevens—Tips on Writing a Series

L.V. Ditchkus interview by Spec Fic Writers

In Person:

December 2, 2023, Author Fair at Buena Vista Library from Noon to 3:00 (during chocolate fest weekend!)

September 7-10, 2023, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference

June 24, 2023, Salida, Colorado's Art Walk's Author Gallery (109 N F St, Salida, CO) from 11:00 AM

June 23, 2023, Author Fair at the Salida Regional Library (405 E St) from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

April 22, 2023, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Anthology informational meeting - learn about what Anthology Editor L.V. Ditchkus will be looking for in the anthology submissions (submissions are due June 15, 2023)

April 17, 2023, the Chaffee County Writers award ceremony for their 2023 Youth Writers Contest

September 11, 2022, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference (Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver, 13200 East 14th Place, Aurora, CO) Anthology's Author Panel from 9:00 AM to 9:50 AM

September 9, 2022, Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Conference (Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver, 13200 East 14th Place, Aurora, CO) Author Readings 8:30 PM

June 24-26, 2022: Salida, Colorado's Art Walk's Author Gallery (109 N F St, Salida, CO)

Reading from Crimes of the Sasquatch at Salida Regional Library on Saturday, June 25 at 1:00

In the Author Gallery at the Book Haven on Sunday, June 26 from 1:00 to 4:00

May 24, 2022: Book Club in McClean, VA - Meet the Author

December 4, 2021: Local Author Fair at the Buena Vista Library (31 Linderman Ave, Buena Vista, CO) from Noon - 3:00

November 26, 2021: Author book signing at The Book Haven in Salida, CO (https://www.salidabooks.com/)

November 5-7, 2021: Colorado Country Christmas Gift Show at Colorado Convention Center (Colorado Authors League Book Booth from 1P-5P on Saturday and 10A-Noon on Sunday)

October 29-31, 2021: FAN EXPO Denver — at the Denver Convention Center. L.V. Ditchkus will be on five author panels and selling her Sasquatch Series on "Author Alley."

October 6, 2021 (1:00-3:00): OLLI workshop on Writing Books for a Series (University of Denver's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is a membership program designed for men and women age 50 and over, who wish to pursue lifelong learning. L.V. Ditchkus is facilitating one of their Zoom classes on writing craft)

September 27, 2021 (9:00AM - Noon): Chaffee County Writers Exchange Published Author Q&A - moderator (on Zoom)

June 25, 2021 (10:00AM - 1:00PM): Salida Art Walk's Author Gallery at the Book Haven (109 N F St, Salida, CO)

May 2021: Denver Pop Culture Conference (Book signings and panel discussion moderator) — Event cancelled

April 2021 (9:00-12:00): Chaffee County Writers Exchange WE Write moderator — "Plot Development and Avoiding Pitfalls"

December 16, 2020: Author appearance for on-line book club discussion (Colorado)

November 27, 2020 (3:00 - 6:00): Author book signing at The Book Haven in Salida (https://www.salidabooks.com/)

July 4, 2020 (4:00 - 7:00): Author book signing at The Book Haven in Salida (https://www.salidabooks.com/)

July 3 - 5, 2020: Denver Pop Culture Conference (Book signings and panel discussion moderator) — Event cancelled

June 26 & 27, 2020: Salida's Art Walk Weekend (Author talks on Friday night and Author Gallery on Saturday)— Event cancelled

June 8, 2020 (9:00-12:00): Chaffee County Writers Exchange WE Write moderator — "CHARACTERS"—make them important to you and/or your readers by discovering who they are and how they react to the world around them

May 6, 2020: Author appearance for on-line book club discussion (Michigan)

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