There are some writers that you never really know. They hide behind their characters, they change their names, build fake towns or fantasy worlds. You may never truly know them. And sometimes, that lets you fall into their stories harder than you might have if you were busy staring at the face on the book jacket wondering if she really is the teacher at your kid’s school or the girl on the elevator at Park Street Condos.
Exciting day for the book-and me! One should be making its way to the laps of strangers. The other needs to stay home and write. So thankful for all the support from my family and friends that made this possible.
Yes, It is simply weeks away. For many of us, the Christmas Countdown is on. For some smart little bunnies, we’ve been done for weeks and now are beginning the dreadful descent into Keeping up with the Joneses Holiday Decor Battle and How to Avoid Eating all the Wreath-Shaped Rice Krispie Treats your Co-worker Left in the Break Room,
You might be thinking this looks more like the site for Dragon*Con, and if you know anything about Bouchercon, you may be thinking there is a cool mysterious bar at the top of the egg, and a rocking hotel at the base.
Writers see the world… differently.
It looks kind of like this:
EVERYTHING IS, HAS, WAS, WILL OR CAN BE A STORY.
Just as everyone you meet is a potential character and every conversation you hear may be stored away for later use.
I should talk about the role of women in history- how we have changed the world both with our own actions and voices and also by our encouragement and support of those weak-kneed bumbling idiots ruled by two heads, yes…