Yo peeps! Recently I was lucky enough to attend the 48th annual world mystery convention, better known as Bouchercon. Bouchercon was named for Anthony Boucher, a reviewer, editor, and author. You can check out that history here. Much like the Golden Crown Literary Society, Bouchercon travels to different locales each and every year, which can… Read More Bouchercon 2017!!
Hello, my friends. The wise and marvelous author Amy Tan hit the nail on the head in the link below describing her experiences and fears over the last several months. Already last November she was voicing the issues that we face today with leadership and governing in our county (although today things seem tenfold worse,… Read More Amy Tan is a Brilliant Woman by Lori L Lake
So this past Saturday I was lucky enough to do an appearance with two of my crime fiction heroes at Subtext Books in St. Paul, MN. Jean Redmann, author of the Micky Knight PI series, and Ellen Hart, who writes the Jane Lawless series, invited me to join them at a reading and Q&A at… Read More Moments with Your Heros
AND THE LUCKY WINNER OF A COPY OF SPARK IS: ADAN RAMIE!!! Congrats Adan, and watch your inbox for info on your win! Today I’m so excited to welcome multiple Goldie Award-winning author Catherine Friend to Women and Words! We are just coming off an AMAZING 2017 Golden Crown Literary Convention, where Catherine won… Read More Welcome 2017 Goldie Award-Winning Author Catherine Friend! **AND FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY**
CONGRATS TO PETRA, OUR LUCKY COMMENTER WHO HAS WON AN EBOOK COPY OF FEVER IN THE DARK! LOOK FOR AN EMAIL IN YOUR INBOX, PETRA! I have to admit, I need to start with the boring bits to get the juicy stuff. Bear with me for just a couple minutes, because it’ll be totally worth… Read More Our Own Grand Master, Ellen Hart! PLUS FREE BOOK!!!!
The lucky winner has been drawn, and it’s….drum roll please… Sandramh! Congrats, Sandra! You’ve won an ebook copy of TL Hart’s Walk-in! Look for an email from me soon on how to collect your free ebook from Bella! Happy second Monday of the month, all! TL Hart”s first lesfic mystery is Walk-in, published by Bella Books.… Read More Welcome Lammy Nominee TL Hart and FREE EBOOK!
So this post isn’t necessarily about words, although it is about women. Well, I guess I’m using words to write, so words are involved after all. I’ve fled 7 degrees above zero and snow in back Minnesota for the slightly humid, balmy warmth of Orlando. Yeah, hello spring break! I’m down here with my usual… Read More Nothing Like a Little Disney to Warm a Minnesotan’s Heart!