Tag Archives: mystery conferences

Post-Malice Ramblings

As most folks reading this blog already know, Kate, Lea, Dorothy, Brenda and I spent last weekend at Malice Domestic in Bethesda, Maryland, along with six hundred or so like-minded folks. I stayed over till Monday before flying home to … Continue reading

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Why Mystery Conferences?

Lea Wait here — and in Bethesda, Maryland, where today is the day most attendees will arrive at the Hyatt Regency¬†for Malice Domestic, the annual mystery conference featuring “cozy,” or¬† “traditional” mysteries. This year more than 150 authors will be … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past 1988

I was going through some old files the other day, trying to weed a bit (hopeless task!) and came across a copy of a letter I wrote to my mother nearly twenty-five years ago, in May of 1988. It’s ten … Continue reading

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Writers and Readers Just Wanna Have Fun…

We’re going to let you in on a little secret–writers like to have fun! We spend hours, months, sometimes years at our desks, toiling over draft after draft. We brave the cold blue-eye stares of detectives, the chilly humor of … Continue reading

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When a Writer Gets a Chance to Read . . .

Kate: One of the questions we’re often asked by audiences at our book events is some variation of “What are you reading right now?” or “Who is your favorite mystery author?” I’m sure my answers to that question are often … Continue reading

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