Monthly Archives: September 2010

Last Killer Nashville Post–Search and Rescue

The last panel of Killer Nashville wrapped up with The SARTEC K-9 Unit. Amazing experience to hear these people speak and meet their partners (who are also their personal pets). Some highlights from the panel: Their dogs are trained to … Continue reading

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Mala Handmade–A Handmade Jewelry Review

A dear friend of mine has opened a new store on Etsy–Mala Handmade. This was a labor of love. I know because as I struggled with my novels, she debated whether or not to turn her love of jewelry making … Continue reading

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C.J. Redwine Knows How to Write A Query Letter

Here’s my second to last installment from Killer Nashville and in my mind the most important. Why? Because I stunk at writing query letters until this conference. And C.J. Redwine’s workshop was a big part of turning that around. This … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville–YA Mysteries and Thrillers

So after a long delay, here’s another post about a panel at Killer Nashville. There were so many great panels, it was hard to choose which to attend and then which to blog about. Anyway, since genre was my biggest … Continue reading

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A Cutthroat Business–Book Review

I started reading Bente Gallagher’s novel, A Cutthroat Business, after meeting her at Killer Nashville. She’s a totally cool person and her book intrigued me from what she mentioned during her panel about blending romance and mystery. Then I read … Continue reading

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My Unfair Lady–A Book Review

This is a great travel read. I was headed to Killer Nashville on a tiny 80 seat plane and it made the flight fly by. I was looking for a distraction that wouldn’t tax my mind and a fun read. … Continue reading

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Easy A–A must see

So I was like oh no another teen movie when I first saw the previews. BUT OL loved the lead actress’s slight speech impediment and wanted to see it. As I caught a few more commercials for it, I decided … Continue reading

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Austrian Museum Disappoints

I was really excited to visit the Neue Galerie on 86th and Fifth Ave. It’s a gallery of Austrian and German Art. I loved the museums of Vienna so I thought this would be a fun thing to do. Wrong. … Continue reading

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