Monthly Archives: November 2010

Margie Lawson Workshop–Empowering Characters’ Emotions

On November 20th, I attended the all day Margie Lawson Workshop sponsored by CTRWA. The topic was Empowering Characters’ Emotions. The training was intensive and well worth the cost. Margie is a psychologist and helps individuals to write the story … Continue reading

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Bring on Christmas

Two days after Thanksgiving, my family was seized by the holiday spirit. Enter the Christmas Tree Farm in Southington. My aunt’s family had her requirements (under 7 feet and nice and full) and mine had ours (5 ft not too … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification and the Harry Potter Series

So I have a little secret that I can finally share with the world. I just finished the last Harry Potter book. But Kourtney, it was published in 2007! Yup. And I avoided all spoilers for 3 freaking years. Because … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

In honor of Turkey Day, I’d like to post pictures of some moments this year that I am grateful for…. Crimebake Vampire Ball–Meeting Clare “The Hamburgler” Meeting Charlaine Harris at Crimebake Attending Margie Lawson’s workshop with M and catching up … Continue reading

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Grandma, Psychic Medium, and Wedding

Thought I’d mix it up a little with a quick update on my day-to-day life. Six days of Crimebake summaries may have addled your brains. Whoopsie. Last week Grandma E and I went out to L restaurant in Middlebury. It’s … Continue reading

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Crimebake–Guest Blog on Talking About Your Book on the Radio and Creating Podcasts

Today is the first guest blog ever by my amazing friend and fellow author, Nora LeDuc. I met Nora at the Backspace Conference last May. She went out of her way to help me work out some of the issues … Continue reading

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Crimebake–Blood Spatter Analysis

Crimebake saved one of the best panels for last. A detective, whose group specializes in blood spatter analysis, walked us through some of what his job entails, including a couple examples of crime scenes and how to examine the blood … Continue reading

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Crimebake Q&A with Charlaine Harris–Summary

We watched one of Charlaine’s favorite episodes of TrueBlood with her (I Will Rise Up from Season 2) and had a Q&A about it on Friday night. Then Saturday there was a Q&A with her during lunch hosted by the … Continue reading

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