Boucher-what?

I survived Bouchercon, the world's biggest crime fiction event for readers, authors, and publishing-types. Yes, I was in introvert hell with 1700 people for 5 days, but I survived, thanks to more Drop Dead Red martinis than were good for me! And I met awesome people,...

Change is Good

We are re-branding the entire WDKY series, to keep it relevant in the age of "online ads." I need YOUR HELP! Tell me which one you'd buy (extra points if you include your "why"). Here are your choices; #1 FRONT VIEW #2 BACK VIEW Post Your Vote Between #1 And #2 As A...

Audio-oh-oh

At times I am told I have it together. That I can do anything. That I am a super achiever. It all sounds nice, but it doesn't match my reality. My reality is that I spent a full month last spring recording the audio for the Maggie Killian mysteries, only to have them...

Time Waster

I've worked like a dervish this week. Or whirled like one. In the end, it was the same thing. But first, look at the adorable little time wasters we rescued... They may not look like much yet, but these are snake killers in training, barn cats extraordinaire. Petey...

Finally 🙂

After 15.5 days of procrastination, I finally started writing SNAKE OIL yesterday at 4:30 pm. I am only 1000 words in so it's not time to strain my shoulder patting myself on the back, but a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. I had a week's worth...

The Best Laid Plans

Well, dear ones, I'm writing to you from back in Texas, where I was not yet supposed to be, but am, because that's what happens when you have a perfectly good plan. Eric had work travel arise that left me alone in Wyoming, and driving back alone regardless. So I went...

Laboring

It was a wonderful Labor Day weekend in Wyoming for Eric, my parents, and me. Hiking with Dad—who is in chemo!— at 10,000 feet near Dome Mountain in Cloud Peak Wilderness. Visiting Little Goose Falls with my parents, then Jeeping up to the Wilderness on a road we...

Boucher-what?

I survived Bouchercon, the world's biggest crime fiction event for readers, authors, and publishing-types. Yes, I was in introvert hell with 1700 people for 5 days, but I survived, thanks to more Drop Dead Red martinis than were good for me! And I met awesome people,...

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