Make Room for More Mutt Mysteries

There is no doubt these have been difficult weeks (and months!) for all of us, and time feels a bit like it’s standing still. What day is it again? 😉 Anyway, like so many others, I’ve been searching for some positives. As an author, the first thing that comes to mind is that being homeContinue reading “Make Room for More Mutt Mysteries”

Favorite Line Fridays

“Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.” Carlos Ruiz Zafon, THE SHADOWContinue reading “Favorite Line Fridays”

Talking About (the many) Pathways to Publication

Last weekend, the Central Virginia chapter of Sisters in Crime and a local library put on an event that was geared toward writers looking to get published. I was thrilled to be on the panel that spoke and answered questions. Of course, I know my own story, but what was interesting to me was howContinue reading “Talking About (the many) Pathways to Publication”

Feeling the Burn

For many of us, this winter has been a bit of a downer. So much rain and cold and even snow. But today…oh, today (and yesterday) have been a joy! We hit the 70s yesterday and will again today. It’s even possible that there will be record highs here in  Richmond today. That’s just fineContinue reading “Feeling the Burn”

Meet Award-Winning Author Lisa Regan (if you haven’t already, you should!)

All the way back in 2013, I posted one of my favorite interviews with one of my favorite authors, Lisa Regan. (You can read that interview HERE). At the time, she was already an award-winning debut author with the spellbinding novel, FINDING CLAIRE FLETCHER. Since then, we’ve stayed in touch on an occasional basis. IContinue reading “Meet Award-Winning Author Lisa Regan (if you haven’t already, you should!)”

The Author Community: Mystery and Thriller Giveaway!

One of my favorite things about being a writer is the author community. It’s chock full of support and great advice and I never get tired of learning something new from another writer. All writers–no matter the genre–have one thing in common. They want to share their work with as many readers as possible. ThroughContinue reading “The Author Community: Mystery and Thriller Giveaway!”