No matter if it is a book signing, panel discussion, or informal talk, James is asked how he develops his stories and does he ever get writer’s block. Here’s the response he gave at Mystery On The Menu in 2011:

List Of Appearances

Mysterious Galaxy, January 2018

Book Carnival, November 2017

Men Of Mystery, October 2017

Men Of Mystery, November 2015

Book Carnival, December 2014

Bouchercon, November 2014

Huntington Beach Public Library, May 2014

Left Coast Crime, March 2014

Mystery On The Menu, January 2014

Mysterious Galaxy, February 2013

Men Of Mystery, November 2012

Left Coast Crime, March 2012

Men Of Mystery, November 2011

Mystery On The Menu, panel moderator, January 2011

Men Of Mystery, October 2010

Borders Bookstore, public talk and book signing, July 2010

El Segundo’s Author Fair, June 2010

Cheesecake Factory, book signing, February 2010

Cheesecake Factory, book signing, January 2010

Orange Book Club, book signing and talk, September 2009

Bouchercon, presentation, September 2005

SDSU Writers’ Conference, presentation, January 2003

SDSU Writers’ Conference, panel discussion, January 2001

For over a decade James has judged the Lions Club High School Speech Contest at the local and regional level. From 2004 until 2010 he also presented “Writing As A Career” to hundreds of junior high students at Casimir Middle School.