Posts tagged "Craft of Writing"

October 4-7: Bouchercon, Cleveland

Bouchercon 2012 This year at Bouchercon I’ll be presenting on a panel called “For Honor, For Country,” showcasing crime fiction and the military. Find me, along with David Rich, Martin Limon, and moderator Erin Mitchell on Thursday, October 4, at 12:15 in Read More →

Cozy Mysteries: Murder Most Fair

Cozy Mystery A mystery is a mystery is mystery, right? Not so fast. Cozy mysteries have their own special place. Recently, I overheard two women fall into a conversation about the book one of the women was reading at Panera. It was Read More →

April 27-29: Malice Domestic, Washington, DC

Malice Domestic is an annual “fun fan” convention in Washington, D.C. saluting the traditional mystery, and is now celebrating its 24th year. I’m currently slated to be on a Saturday panel titled Three Strikes, You’re Dead: Sports-Related Mysteries, with moderator Read More →

May 15: Right-Brain/Left-Brain Write Brain

Pikes Peak Writers holds Write Brain Sessions on the third Tuesday of most months, from 6:30-8:30pm. These are free mini-workshops on the craft of writing, business of writing, and the writer’s life. In May, I’ll be a speaker for a Read More →

April 2: Auraria Writer’s Week

Metro State’s first annual Auraria Writer’s Week is a series of talks by major writers, each of whom will be reading from their work and discussing their ideas and craft. For this event I hearken back to my days as Read More →

Shelterpop: Where I Write

Shelterpop: Where I Write When I retired from the Air Force in 2004 determined to write and publish novels, my lovely husband surprised me with a desk and bookshelves to convert a small bedroom into my private office. He called it an investment in Read More →