It seemed appropriate that while Shadows of Solstice was in the Storybundle (hint, you still have half a day) that I went up to Minnesota’s North Shore where it took place. I didn’t get as far north as my fictional town, but it was interesting to see the area where I had set the book. …

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While conferences like Bouchercon can be fun, they are also great for networking and learning. It’s one of the bigger cons so it’s not like I’m going to get to sit and talk quietly with anyone I meet, but it’s a place where there’s plenty of talent on the board to learn from. And that’s …

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I was pleasantly surprised at how well a mystery I wrote just after surgery turned out. I thought I struggled with it and had expected it to be a mess but it wasn’t. So at some point, I’ll do another read through and then send it off to my first reader/editor and get a cover …

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