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October is Conference Season!

One of my favorite parts about being a writer is sitting on panels with other writers at cons. One of my other favorite parts is working with teachers. The last week of October, I participated in three conferences in five days. Whew!  Mile Hi Con – Friday (Denver) PPIRA – Saturday (Colorado Springs) Mile Hi Con – Sunday day (Denver) CAGT Sunday night, Monday, and Tuesday (Ft. Collins/Loveland)   What Read more […]

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Pitch Wars 2019 Mentor Wishlist Blog Hop

Dear Future Mentee, Lately I’ve been obsessed with crime in general, but certainly murder, mayhem, and stealing stuff. In books. I’m quite flexible about the world within which the crime occurs. It could be a magical realm, a gritty urban landscape, a brand new space station, or an abandoned mental hospital.  While I’ve been interested in crime for a few years, I’ll never let go Read more […]

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My First Thrillerfest

Two days after we returned from New Mexico, I took off for my first Thrillerfest in NYC. I can’t say enough good things about the entire experience – this is my new favorite writers’ conference!    CraftFest takes place for a day and a half before Thrillerfest proper begins. CraftFest sessions are generally taught by a single author, and/or focus on a single topic. It is such a Read more […]

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