There’s an important scene in my new novel that takes place in an antiquarian bookstore. I was working on the[…]Read more
On March ninth, almost a month ago, I posted about my upcoming book research trip to England and everything I hoped to see and do while there (March 9, Being There). I’m writing this in a comfortable British Airways Airbus 380, jetting home to the States. Soon we’ll be home and back in our routines. That means it’s time to reflect on the reality of the trip vs. my admittedly rose-colored dreams. What didn’t turn out as I hoped? What exceeded my expectations? Most importantly, what will make it into my manuscript?Read more
The second in a fantastic new cozy mystery series with a vintage flair from USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award–winning author Ellen Byron.
It’s hurricane season in New Orleans and vintage cookbook fan Ricki James-Diaz is trying to shelve her weather-related fears and focus on her business, Miss Vee’s Vintage Cookbook and Kitchenware Shop, housed in the magnificent Bon Vee Culinary House Museum.Read more
I spent the last four days at the New York Write-to-Pitch Conference, helping a group of 15 fabulous authors write[…]Read more
Please welcome our guest, J. Ivanel Johnson, who will share her wonderful story of a mystery that took 75 years[…]Read more
‘m so excited about Terrie’s new book, Murder, She Wrote Death on the Emerald Isle. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, I asked her to tell us about it.Read more
In exactly two weeks I’ll be back in England. After landing at Heathrow and picking up our rental car, my husband and I will be heading to Devon and our self-catering cottage, Moorland View, in Dartmoor National Park.
My purpose in going (other than the pure joy of spending time in England) will be targeted research for Book 5 in the Kate Hamilton Mystery series, now tentatively entitled A Collection of Lies.Read more
It’s the middle of the week, in the middle of the winter. So what better day for some inspiration? Thanks[…]Read more
When is my novel done? This may be the question I’m asked most frequently by my students. It’s a subject[…]Read more
Please welcome multi-award-winning author and multi-EMMY award winning investigative reporter HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN, who is the only author to have[…]Read more