If there's one holiday that gets my vote for TOTAL CUTENESS, it's got to be Halloween. HALLOWEEN PARTY ONLINE On Monday, October 31, we'll be inaugurating my new "fan page" on Facebook. Helping with the festivities will be 12 of my best author buds. Here's the lineup: 9 to 9:30 p.m. EST Mollie Cox Bryan (Scrapbook of Secrets) Angie Fox (A Tale of Two Demon Slayers) 9:30 to 10 p.m. EST Betty Hechtman (Behind the Seams) Laura DiSilveria (Die … [Read more...] about Happy Halloween! You're Invited to an Online Party!
Prepare for a perilously good time when the "Dangerous Dames'' visit the Raleigh-Durham area for a book tour, Oct. 13-17. Deborah Sharp, Julie Compton, and Joanna Campbell Slan live up to their billing: They kill people for a living -- at least fictionally. In reality, the three nationally known mystery authors are perfectly nice women with families and pets and houses with mortgages. There's not a homicidal maniac among them, except when it … [Read more...] about Dangerous Dames Tour
While I was at Malice, a friend who is a New York Times bestselling author told me that her agent said, "At this point in your career, you no longer need to do personal appearances."Wow.I don't know what to think about that. I mean, I understand. At a certain point, your name is well-known and the bookstores are delighted to stock your books. So, I guess you don't have to do so much to promote yourself.But...I get a lot out of conferences. Oh, … [Read more...] about Why I Go To Conferences and Other Events