Thursday, April 20, 2017



Friday, April 28, 2017
May Day Spring Festival (entertainment, artists, fun!)
The Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Ave, Stonington, CT 06378, 860.235.9654
Author Lisa Saunders will be autographing copies of her books at the Cheese Boro Whey, LLC.

Fri, May 12, 5pm
Mother's Day Dinner with author Lisa Saunders
Blossoms and Blessings Child Care
First Baptist Church of Manchester, CT
240 Hillstown Rd, Manchester, CT 06040
Blossoms and Blessings Child Care will host author Lisa Saunders at it's annual Mother's Day dinner. Lisa will discuss how she came to write her educational "color-me-in" fairy tale, "Once Upon a Placemat: A Table Setting Tale" and read her story to the children. About the tale: When Lisa can't remember how to set the table, her grandmother teaches her to listen to the silverware. How does Mr. Knife keep the dish from running away with the spoon? Why does Miss Cup  insist she and the others get a bath before being shared? For more information, contact Lisa Hoover- Director, Blossoms and Blessings Child Care, at: (860) 268-0202,

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:00 AM
Olde Mistick Village, Mystic, CT
March of Dimes March for Babies
The money raised supports programs that help expectant moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies and funds research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies. This family-friendly community event features live entertainment, refreshments, and a variety of fun activities for kids! Free online registration is available at More info: Laura Gervais of March of Dimes: or (860) 815.9356.

Monday, July 10, 2017, 6 p.m.
Connecticut Author Trail: Bill Memorial Library Groton 
Author: Lisa Saunders will present the stories behind her book: After the Loss of a Spouse: From Henry VIII to Julia Child

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 2:30-5:30pm, One day only, New London Adult Education
Write Your Story
Bring laptop or pen and paper and be prepared to answer thought-provoking questions so you can revisit your life. What did you experience? What did you learn? Create a gift for your family, future generations, and possibly the public.  Check for fee. Instructor: Lisa Saunders Three Shaw’s Cove, New London, CT 06320, (860) 437-2385 ext.# 106,

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 2:30-5:30pm, One day only, New London Adult Education
Self-Publish and Promote Your Paperback/E-Book on Amazon:
There are several advantages to self-publishing—full control of your work and higher royalties. Learn the free steps to making your paperback and e-book available on Amazon.  Check for fee. Instructor: Lisa Saunders Three Shaw’s Cove, New London, CT 06320, (860) 437-2385 ext.# 106,

Lisa is available to speak to your group on a variety of topics including how to share your mission; how to write a book; horse book fun; table setting; surviving loss (healing through writing); or she can work with your members to present a “reader’s theater.” As a writer and marketing consultant, Lisa was awarded the "Gold Medallion of Excellence" from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. As publisher of the Mystic Seafarer's Trail newsletter and instructor at New London Adult and Continuing Education, she shares news and stories and helps others share theirs. As parent representative of the Congenital CMV (Cytomegalovirus) Foundation, she works to prevent the leading viral cause of birth defects, which causes more birth defects than the Zika virus.


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Writers and Editors I've Worked With

I've worked with the following women and they are fabulous writers/editors. Contact them directly for editing or writing samples, scope of work, and rates:

Amy J. Barry, Features writer/reviewer/columnist
Member Society of Professional Journalists
Connecticut Critics Circle 
Expressive arts educator

Patricia Ann Chaffee,  poet, photographer, freelance writer and former journalist for Sun Publishing. Chaffee has been facilitating Creating a Writing Life programs for eight years where she encourages emerging writers to tap into their unique literary gifts. She designs workshops and retreats to nourish the soul, awaken the muse and celebrate the creative life.

Patty Oat of Noank, Conn.:

Grace Casale of Mystic, Conn:

Tues, Oct 25, 5-7pm: How to Plan Your Book: A writing workshop

"How to Plan Your Book: A writing workshop"
Tues., Oct. 25, 2016, 5-7pm

Mystic, Conn.--"How to Plan Your Book: A writing workshop" will be presented by author Lisa Saunders on October 25 at the offices of Lee Investment Management LLC.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016, 5-7 p.m.
"How to Plan Your Book: A writing workshop"
Held at offices of Lee Investment Management LLC
14-16 Masons Island Rd, Mystic, CT 06355.
Bring laptop or pen and paper.
Fee: $50 includes light refreshments and book, Lisa's Guide for Writers: How to get published and self-published. Pre-register:
Are you still sitting on that book project you know you want to write? Join us for a fun, productively packed time to finally sort out some of those lingering questions and issues around getting your book project going. Enjoy snacks and drinks with presenter Lisa Saunders, a TV talk show host and author of 10 books.
This two-hour workshop includes writing exercises to help you define your goals, produce an outline, write an excerpt and synopsis. Discussion will include the use of articles you may have already written, copyrights, editing, and ways to collaborate or co-author with others.
If you are a consultant or business owner, your book can serve as a great networking tool and brochure—at the cost of a greeting card! A book can give you credibility, speaking engagements, and more clients.
About the presenter: Lisa Saunders holds writing and publishing workshops at New London Adult & Continuing Education. A graduate of Cornell University, she is the former communications writer for the State University of New York at Rockland and winner of the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations Gold Medallion.
Fee: $50.00 payable by cash or check to Lisa Saunders at sign-in. Space is limited - participation is based on first-come first-served.
Click here for flyer or see attached.


Tuesday, August 30, 2016