October 10: Bouchercon 2015 in Raleigh

October 10: Bouchercon 2015 in Raleigh

At Bouchercon 2015 in Raleigh, North Carolina, I’ll be participating in: “How Much Grit Do You Want in Your Mystery” Saturday, October 10, 2015, 8:30am Moderator Lise McClendon Laura DiSilverio Frankie Bailey Maggie King Lynn Cahoon...
Titlemania

Titlemania

Sometimes titles pop into an author’s head as a serendipitous gift, but more often they’re the product of trial and error, hard work, and conscious creativity.  Publishers occasionally tell an author what the title will be and then you’re stuck unless your agent can...
November 15: Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach

November 15: Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach

At Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach, California, I’ll be participating in two panels. Moderating “From Government Work to Solving Crimes: Sleuths from Government Agencies” Saturday, November 15, 2014, 3-4 pm Moderator Laura DiSilverio Ben Coes Mike...
Writing Blog Hop

Writing Blog Hop

Many thanks to the brilliant, funny and prolific Catriona McPherson for “tagging” me to participate in this blog hop. I was fascinated to read in her blog last Monday that our writing styles are similar—Stephen King-esque. What are you working on? Today, I’m taking a...