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Of Murder and Indy...

The city of Indianapolis didn't know what they were in for this weekend when The Columbia Club opened their doors and rooms to Magna Cum Murder. Mystery writers and readers from all over the country (and the world) descended on the lovely club for a weekend of book revelry. Panels, meals, signings, it was truly, all about the book this weekend. I had my first moderating assignment, and except for a few mistakes (Sorry JR Ripley), I thought it went really well. We talked a lot about the world of cozy and mystery writing in general and a little about our own books and experiences. Then I took off for a short walk around Monument Circle and downtown. Indy's a lovely place to enjoy, especially i

Finishing up a book

So I just sent off book 9 of the Tourist Trap Mysteries to my editor. I like saying "I'm done" but I know I really am not. I still have three/four rounds of edits but it's time for someone else to look at the story and see if it makes sense. Now, I have to start a new book. First, it's time to clean house, clean my desk, and get some food in the house. Yep, when I'm on deadline, the cupboards get a little bare. And our take out/delivery bill gets a little high. But it's all for a good cause. Yesterday, I spent the day with a bunch of aspiring writers celebrating Indie Author Day at the Carbondale Public Library. I loved talking to other authors about how I got started, the industry, and what

October events

One, it's my birthday month. So celebrate! I'll be celebrating all month, not just on the 7th. Two, it's breast cancer awareness month, so I've joined up with a group of authors to give a little love - Check out the website here... Three, I have a free copy of Wild Hearts available through this Forget about Halloween, Read a Romance promotion. Go here to find out more... I'll also be visiting Carbondale, IL and attending a library program. I reached out to this library via a reader request. If you have a request, let me know and I'll see what I can do about visiting your favorite library. More info here... Finally, at the end of the month, I'll be at Magna Cum Murder in Indianapolis. I'm mod

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