So, it’s that time of the year again. Crime writers of all sorts will convene in a hotel and plot the end of someone’s life. Or just drink and tell stories between selling books, eating fried chicken and speaking on panels.
Join me in welcoming another Kindle Scout author. This guy has a lot to say- just not via Twitter. Ryan is not a fan, shall we say? Which is probably good, as they limit you to 140 characters. 🙂
Well, it could you know.
How many times have you, as a writer thought about moving to a place you researched so thoroughly for a story setting?
Admit it, you found yourself scrolling through hours of available properties in Kauai after having your hero chase the villain to Hawaii.
This coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Aug. 22-24) at the Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville, the Killer Nashville International Thriller, Mystery, and Crime Literature Conference is offering its two reader tracks FREE to the public. The eighteen panels, held over all three days of the conference,
On November 1, a new FAA regulation went into effect that allows passengers to keep their personal electronic devices on when cabin doors are closed and the plane is under 10,000 feet.
Hmmm. Can’t tell you how many times I disobeyed those flight attendants and merely hid my electronic reading device instead of shutting it down.
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.
The best writing places usually aren’t in your own home. Where will you get away to write this year?
I ran away for a few days. But I’m back. And I was never that far. And I did what I needed to do.
I suppose we all have our runaway stories. My kids have both done it- or at least attempted it.
So, yes. I went on vacation. And yep, I actually came back. Dammit. The post delay has many reasons… none of which I want to go into right now, suffice it to say this will be a long one.