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Saturday, August 31, 2013, 10:15 a.m.

Orange County Mensa Regional Gathering

2013OCRGRadisson Suites, Buena Park, CA

Caution: Funny Signs Ahead

We’ve all laughed at accidentally funny road signs. I’ll be sharing a whole slew of them from RoadTripAmerica.com’s ever-expanding funny sign collection.


vvbfWorkshop: Getting Started in Travel Writing

Workshop at the Vegas Valley Book Festival, November. 3-6, 2011, at the Historic Fifth Street School in downtown Las Vegas.

 


Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 pm

Where History & Fiction Collide: The Las Vegas Writes Project

Perpetual-Engine-of-HopeClark County Library Theater — 1401 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas

“The Perpetual Engine of Hope — Las Vegas Stories Inspired by Iconic Photographs”

Authors Megan Edwards, P Moss, Dayvid Figler, Oksana Marafioti, Alissa Nutting, Juan Martinez, K. W. Jeter, and Geoff Schumacher, moderator, discuss their contributions to the Las Vegas Writes Project 2010: A collection of seven original short stories based on iconic Las Vegas photographs; published by CityLife Books as part of this year’s book festival.


Saturday, July 3, 2010

Mensa Annual Gathering

Hyatt Regency, Dearborn, Michigan

Caution-Funny-Signs-AheadCaution: Funny Signs Ahead

We’ve all laughed at accidentally funny road signs. Come giggle at a whole slew of them, along with some weird roadside marvels from across the continent. In this presentation, you’ll see some of the perennial favorites from RoadTripAmerica.com’s funny sign gallery along with a bunch of brand-new, never-published howlers.

 


Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Clark County Library — 1401 E. Flamingo Road (just east of Eastern Avenue)

Meet the Authors Program: “Save Gas This Summer– Be A Weekend Traveler!”

Megan Edwards and four other local writers will share their favorite road trip getaways and offer tips for making your next road trip memorable this summer.


May 10, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Las Vegas Artists Guild

Clark County Library — 1401 E. Flamingo Road (just east of Eastern Avenue)

VegasArtistsGuildMegan Edwards will be sharing her favorite spots around Southern Nevada for courting the muse, finding inspiration, and renewing the spirit. Along the way, she’ll share some discoveries that might not find their way onto a canvas, but they’ll certainly make you laugh.

 


Friday, April 16, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

LVConferenceSams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “The Path to an Agent” 9:00 to 10:00 am

Friday, April 16, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Sams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “Build it and They Will come” 3:00 to 4:00 pm

How to craft a platform to support and expand your writing career

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Las Vegas Writers Conference

Sams Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada

Workshop: “Breaking in to Travel Writing” 2:00 to 3:00 pm


Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Mensa Annual Gathering

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


llv-sign-logoWhat Happens in Vegas Comes to Pittsburgh

From its origins as a watering hole for Mormon emigrants to its present unique status as the only large U.S. city founded in the twentieth century, Las Vegas is a constantly bubbling cauldron of rapid urban evolution. Megan Edwards, executive editor ofLiving-Las-Vegas.com, takes you on a virtual tour of Sin City, revealing its colorful past, current state, and predictions for where it’s headed next. Bring your luck along, and you just might score some genuine Vegas booty!


Friday, July 3, 2009

Mensa Annual Gathering

Omni William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


rta200-49What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been: The Story of RoadTripAmerica.com

RoadTripAmerica.com was born on Valentine’s Day, 1996, making it the oldest roadtrip-related site on the Web. The last 13 years have been a roller coaster ride for founders Mark Sedenquist and Megan Edwards, bringing them adventures across the continent, coverage in print media from the Los Angeles Times to People magazine, numerous radio and television appearances, the publication of two books, and a world-wide audience. In addition to chronicling the oh-so-slightly nutty history of RTA, Megan provides tips for aspiring writers and hilarious images from her latest book, ‘Caution: Funny Signs Ahead.’