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An Author’s Adventures at CrimeConn

Saturday, I drove to CrimeConn, an all day mystery conference at the Westport Public Library. It was an amazing day and I’ll definitely be adding this to my must attend list for conferences. I wanted to share my takeaways with … Continue reading

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Edgars Week in NYC

I planned to be in New York April 24th for the Edgars week. Mystery Writers of America is sponsoring several events leading up to the Edgar awards on Thursday night. Unfortunately, I came down with a wicked stomach virus Sunday … 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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Crimebake Workshop–Techniques for Using Humor in a Mystery

The second workshop I attended at Crimebake on Friday night was called Techniques for Using Humor in Mystery and our speaker was Toni L.P. Kelner. Humor tends to seep into my writing, so I knew this was a must-attend workshop. … Continue reading

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Crimebake Workshop–Writing the Traditional Mystery

Firstoff, huge thanks to MWA NE and SinCNE for making Crimebake 2010 a fabulous conference! Friday at Crimebake started off with an amazing welcome for Sisters in Crime New England. They had coffee and cookies and the perfect ice breaker–a … Continue reading

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Crimebake or Bust!

I’m hitting the road Friday morning with M from my CTRWA group. M and I met at the first meeting and discovered we live in the same town about 2 miles away from each other. M had already signed up … Continue reading

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Paranormal Mysteries–MWA Library Series

This Wednesday at the Mid-Manhattan Library, I attended the MWA presentation on paranormal mysteries. Meredith Anthony (MA) was the moderator and Lee Barwood (LB) and E.F. Watkins (EW) were on the panel. Being that I my first book is a … Continue reading

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MWA Library Outreach Series: Forensics

Last night I braved the wet, cold diagonal rain to venture to the Mid-Manhattan Library for the MWA NY Chapter’s Library Outreach Series. The topic was: FORENSICS AND THE MYSTERY WRITER: IS IT SCIENCE OR FICTION? The panel featured three … Continue reading

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