Interviews

ezRead–Meet the Author (November 2011)
The Forbidden Bookshelf (October 2011)
Lady Jaided, the Ellora’s Cave Magazine (October 2008)
Author Talk (August 2008)
Eden Bradley’s Blog (August 2008)
Romance Junkies (January 2007)

Workshops I’ve Coordinated or Co-coordinated

Panels discussions (you must be registered and logged in to Romance Divas to view — membership is free):

Steampunk Workshop (January 2010)
Zoe Archer, Meljean Brook, Gail Carriger, Sarah A. Hoyt, Katie MacAlister, Dru Pagliassotti

Writing Paranormal YA (May 2009)
Rachel Caine, Cassandra Clare, Lucienne Diver, Christopher Golden, Jeff Mariotte, Alyson Noel, Rosemary Clement-Moore

Historical Paranormal Workshop (March 2009)
Colleen Gleason, Melissa Mayhue, Jennifer Ashley, Sharon Page, Jennifer St. Giles

Kick A$$ Characters by Authors Who Know How To Kick A$$: Law Enforcement and Military Workshop (September 2008)
Bob Mayer, Lori Avocato, Maggie Price, Lindsay McKenna, Barry Eisler, Linnea Sinclair, Larissa Ione, Merline Lovelace

Everything Old Is New Again: Using Mythology in Romance (May 2008)
PC Cast, Alyssa Day, Lori Handeland, Gena Showalter, Nancy Madore, Robin D. Owens

Out Of This World Romance: Science Fiction/Futuristic (October 2007)
Susan Grant, Patti O’Shea, Linnea Sinclair, Robin D. Owens, Gena Showalter

Urban Fantasy (July 2007)
Karen Chance, Gena Showalter, Shanna Swendson, Rachel Caine, Kelley Armstrong

Paranormal World Building (April 2006)
CJ Barry, PC Cast, Karen Chance, Robin D. Owens, Shanna Swendson, Lynn Viehl, JR Ward, Kelley Armstrong

Workshops I’ve Given

Follow Your Own Rules: Making Paranormal World Building Work–LARA RWA chapter (October 2010)

https://www.crystaljordan.com;/download/Workshop_FollowYourOwnRules.pdf;Workshop;

https://www.crystaljordan.com;/download/Workshop_FollowYourOwnRules_Handout.pdf; Handout;

Romance Divas Author of the Month Ask Anything Q&A (October 2008) **

**you must be registered and logged in to Romance Divas to view this workshop — membership is free

World Building and Character Development–Utah RWA chapter (May 2008)

https://www.crystaljordan.com;/download/CharacterWorldbuildingWorkshop.pdf;Workshop;

https://www.crystaljordan.com;/download/CharacterWorldbuildingWorkshop_handout.pdf; Handout;

Helpful links

World Building & Character Development

www.fictionfactor.com

Character Development

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Characterization
http://hollylisle.com/the-character-workshop-designing-a-life
www.nicolamarsh.com/article-character.interview.html

World Building

http://www.sfwa.org/2009/08/fantasy-worldbuilding-questions
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worldbuilding
http://hollylisle.com/questions-about-worldbuilding

Useful Writing Links

Romance Writers of America
Romance Divas Website
Smart Bitches Trashy Books