The number of conferences available to writers is legion, and figuring out how to choose among them can be overwhelming, especially if you’re at all like me: an introvert who prefers the company of close friends and family, work and the big brown eyes of my Labrador Retriever! Continue reading Conferences: An Introvert’s Guide to Writing Conferences by Laurel S. Peterson
By Ed Meckle, Retired LAPD What does the average citizen know about detectives? I would imagine those raised on a diet of TV, movies, books, would with some confidence state they knew quite a bit. Ok then. Tell us what … Continue reading Call Box: Detective Story, the Real Deal, part 1
For crime fiction authors, the good news is that there are plenty of writing conferences. The bad news is that there are plenty of writing conferences. It can be hard to choose the best investment for your money and time. Continue reading Conferences: Where to go? Which to Choose?
A year or so ago, I was exchanging emails with Mikey. He was interested in sending me his stories for Just the Facts, Ma’am but was understandably cautious. This is an email I’ve been saving for the right moment to … Continue reading Roll Call: You Know it in Your Soul
By Thonie Hevron December is an exciting month. The anticipation builds all month of Christmas, Hanukah or whatever holiday you celebrate. Gift-giving, family traditions, religious celebration are all part of it. But there’s another side of December that most … Continue reading Writer’s Notes: Conferences
By Thonie Hevron Our usual post from our roster of coppers is taking a break today. For Hal Collier’s take on turkey day on the job, go to Thursday’s post. We have a lot to be thankful for: if you … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Once, when I was whining about how difficult it was to be discovered as an author, my mother remarked, “Well, you must like hitting your head against a brick wall.” Continue reading When You Hit the Brick Wall: Pamela Beason