Come See Me! (In Bethesda, Maryland)

Come See Me! (In Bethesda, Maryland)

Are you close to the Washington DC metropolitan area? Are you interested in being (or becoming!) a rational writer? Do you have $35 to invest in pursuing your writing career (or are you a member of the Mystery Writers of America)? If you answered yes to all three of those questions, then do I have a deal for you! On Tuesday, October 20, I’ll be speaking at the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Mystery Writers of America’s monthly meeting....

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Keep Me Company!

Just a quick post, as I’m racing hither and yon today (a challenge, when some of that racing is online, and an orange kitty is sleeping on my lap…) The official launch date of the Diamond Brides series is March 31, 2014, when PERFECT PITCH will appear in bookstores. I’m celebrating that launch with a signing: April 4, 2014: Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St., Boonsboro, MD 21713, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Mindy will...

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Weekend? What Weekend?

It seems like years since I posted here — it’s only been five days, but things have been a bit crazy, and I’ve been consistently sleep-deprived for a couple of weeks.  Why?  Well you probably all know that I married into Red Sox fandom.  And The Stations That Be insist on broadcasting baseball post-season games with start times after 8:00.  It’s enough to make me move to the Midwest… But in between the baseball...

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Starting a novel? Help is on the way!

MARYLAND ROMANCE WRITERS is excited to announce its 2013 Fall Workshop WRITING FROM THE GROUND UP Learn the Steps Involved in Writing a Novel This dynamic workshop will walk you through the creation of a novel from the opening hook, through plot points, world building and character building . . . all the way to the all-important black moment and The End. We will cover the following topics: Pantsing vs Plotting with Lea Nolan World/ Character...

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Southern Festival of Books

I had the pleasure of spending the past weekend at the Southern Festival of Books, in Nashville, Tennessee.  The Festival was held on the War Memorial Plaza — right near the State Capitol, various legislative buildings, and assorted other state buildings.  My panel was on Saturday afternoon — at the very end of the day — and it was held in a legislative room where visitors needed to clear security before being allowed...

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