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Mystery Conference Update – Bouchercon 2014

What is Bouchercon? http://www.bouchercon2014.com/programming.php For both authors and readers, it’s the meeting place to rub shoulders with the famous, near famous, and soon to be famous—all mystery writers. It’s the grand lalapalooza mystery conference held every year in different cities … READ MORE »

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Introducing Dave Mason of the Santa Monica Police Department

Sheila Lowe, my fellow mystery writer and friend, tagged me in this blog hop tour to craft a 500-word blog about the main character in my Dave Mason police procedural series. Check out Sheila Lowe and her series of mysteries … READ MORE »

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Writing Your First Mystery

At the direction of my good friend, Judith Cassis, who is a professional writer and marketer, I have just finished three eBooks of about 10,000 words on the topic of writing your first mystery.   Have I revealed secrets known … READ MORE »

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Website Hack

Foolishly I thought it would never happen to me because I was careful. Now that it has happened and been corrected, I see the yawning holes I left wide open for hackers. I hope that with the application of money … READ MORE »

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The Writer as Watcher

Writing police procedurals as I do, I read a lot of police procedural fiction because I enjoy it. It’s not as if I want to imagine myself in the role of the first on scene investigator. Imagine the stress of … READ MORE »

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Changing The Covers on My Books

I liked the previous covers of my four books. But a smooth-talking Irishman, who presented as a social media expert at a conference I recently attended, persuaded me the covers looked  dated. I fell under his spell and found myself … READ MORE »

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