Want a Best-Selling Author @ Your Next Event?
Jan
1
to Jan 31

Want a Best-Selling Author @ Your Next Event?

Thriller writer Chris Allen is available to attend your upcoming symposium, library talk, bookstore signing, writers festival, writing group, book club, or school event.

Chris talks on Paratrooping, publishing, penning escapist action thrillers, and all that lies between. Chris is a popular choice for an entertaining, engaging speaker whose presents at events such as: 

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ThrillerEdge at Hornsby Festival of the Arts
Nov
6
6:30pm 6:30pm

ThrillerEdge at Hornsby Festival of the Arts

Writing Blockbusters: what's the secret?

Join us for a special author panel session featuring authors from ThrillerEdge supported by Hornsby Library and Novella Fine Books Wahroonga.

These best-selling Australian thriller authors are obsessed with action, adventure and thriller novels and are spreading the enjoyment of reading gripping thriller tales worldwide.

ThrillerEdge is serious about boosting literacy levels in young people, through engaging readers at schools and youth-focused support groups. Their event-based program aims to encourage Australia’s young adults to get in touch with their imaginations, get their hands on the latest, greatest action thrillers and rekindle their love of reading.

 

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The Author as PR Machine
Sep
6
3:00pm 3:00pm

The Author as PR Machine

On Saturday 6 September, Chris will join other authors on a panel called The Author as PR Machine.

The Author as PR Machine (3.00 – 4.00pm)

These days promoting your book is very much part of the author's role, whether self-published or by a small or large publisher. A panel of authors discuss how they have gone about promoting their books either working alone, with a publisher or publicist. Featuring Summer Land (Summerlandish), Bruce McCabe (Skinjob), and Johanna Baker-Dowell (Business & Baby on Board).

For tickets and more information, please click here.

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Writing Skills for Teens @ BookExpo
Aug
30
8:30am 8:30am

Writing Skills for Teens @ BookExpo

Writing skills for teens 

Chris Allen is a retired Major and former Paratrooper his books explode with action, featuring elite agent Alex Morgan. Chris will take aspiring teenage authors through the basics of writing and organising a novel.

This workshop must be booked, cost is $20pp. Please phone 0412 290 759 to book. 

For more information click here.

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Author Chat @ Lake Macquarie Fellowship of Australian Writers
Mar
22
10:00am10:00am

Author Chat @ Lake Macquarie Fellowship of Australian Writers

Chris Allen thriller writer will return to the Lake Macquarie Fellowship of Australian Writers to talk writing, publishing and marketing your books in 2014. 

Chris enjoys speaking to this engaged group on a regular basis and will travel up to the Central Coast for an enlightening session for all involved. 

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Warringah BookLovers' Club
Feb
11
11:00am11:00am

Warringah BookLovers' Club

Join Chris at the popular and renowned Warringah Booklovers' Club as he joins an engaged group to discuss action thrillers and writing in 2014 at Collaroy House.

The Warringah Booklovers' Club was started in 1953 by Josephine Quilty and has played an important role in the lives of local women throughout it's 60-year history. These days the club occupies the Narrabeen Tramshed, where it regularly hosts its 95 members and stores its ever-expanding library of more than 7,000 books.  

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Author Signing @ Novella Fine Books
Aug
10
10:00am10:00am

Author Signing @ Novella Fine Books

Drop into Novella Fine Books Wahroonga, as Chris appears in-store to help celebrate National Bookshop Day. 

National Bookshop Day is a celebration of Australian bookshops and will highlight the important role bookshops play in local communities as well as Australian literature and culture. This year National Bookshop Day is on Saturday August 10.

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National Bookshop Day @ Pages & Pages
Aug
10
9:00am 9:00am

National Bookshop Day @ Pages & Pages

Join Chris at Pages & Pages Bookstore, Mosman, as he takes over the till for an hour to celebrate National Bookshop Day. 

There will be books to sign, stories to tell, books to have a yarn about and most importantly people like you to meet and greet - not to mention the cash register to operate! 

National Bookshop Day is a celebration of Australian bookshops and will highlight the important role bookshops play in local communities as well as Australian literature and culture. This year National Bookshop Day is on Saturday August 10.

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Crime Month @ Coffee with Erin: Bookgirloz
Jul
25
7:30pm 7:30pm

Crime Month @ Coffee with Erin: Bookgirloz

July is Crime Month at Coffee Talk with Erin: Bookgirloz's blog. Erin's Book Club is (and we quote) "very excited to be reading Australian author, Chris Allen's Intrepid books, Defender and Hunter."

Chris is going to be available to answer your questions in a special Meet the Author event on Facebook for Coffee Talk with Erin: Bookgirloz on Thursday 25 July from 7.30pm AEST. 

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Intrepid Month @ That Book You Like
Jun
24
to Jul 1

Intrepid Month @ That Book You Like

  • Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)
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Australian Book blogger, reviewer, online store, event and book club organiser That Book You Like is presenting June as Intrepid Month. 

It starts with Hunter being on the reading list of the TBYL - as is affectionately known to their followers - and will culminate in Chris Allen being part of a Facebook Chat about his books and characters on Monday 24 June at 7.30pm. 

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Meet The Author @ Hornsby Library
Apr
11
6:30pm 6:30pm

Meet The Author @ Hornsby Library

​Chris will talk about how his formative years growing up in sleepy Perth in the 1970's and his experiences in the Australian and attached to the British and New Zealand Armies plus time with humanitarian aid agencies and providing government security advice post-9/11 helped him see the action he writes about in his best-selling series of thriller novels.​

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