About a year and a half ago, I attended a wildly fun day-long conference in Milwaukee called Murder and Mayhem in Milwaukee. During my panel–and I can’t for the life of me remember what the subject was because we laughed a lot–I sat beside the delightful mystery writer, Lori Rader-Day. Lori is young, …Read More
Amanda Stevens is a terrific writer, and an all-around sweetheart. Those are two great reasons to like her, but a close third is her subject matter: she knows how to thrill with her spooky, suspenseful tales. The Awakening, is her just-out new novel, the latest installment in her Graveyard Queen saga. She tells me it may …Read More
Carolyn Haines, wildly prolific author of over 70 (!) books, has been on my radar screen for a long, long time. But I’ve just gotten to know her a little better, and I want to introduce her to you, too. Carolyn writes and lives way down in Alabama, and while I think she would laugh …Read More
Whenever I correspond or tweet with writer Anthony Neil Smith, I feel like I need to man up. I find myself peppering my communications with words like “damn” and “Dude!” and “ammo.” I also start craving good scotch, neat, and wonder if I’d be good at smoking unfiltered Camels. Smith’s five novels and ubiquitous short …Read More
The daring writer-chicks at Texty Ladies interviewed me this week–so I’m going to be terribly lazy and send you there to read my answers to many good questions!