Nice to meet you. Thanks so much for adding me. Wish you well with your Melbourne tour. I'm almost finished my Crime Faction, Sayonara. Its already been requested by a Publisher.
Cheers, Karen ... http://www,karentyrrell.com
Hi Phillipa.... thanks for the message earlier. I will certainly be purchasing your next book in July...can't wait.
Also, I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas. All the best in 2009 as well.
No worries Phillipa - thanks for letting me. I hear we might be catching up at the Crime & Justice Festival - I'm not sure if you were at the Sisters In Crime event the other night - it was such a crowded room I couldn't see who was there and who wasn't :)
Yeah, I did corporate writing and some journalism, but I agree, it's not particularly useful - certainly not from a publicist's point of view! It seems easier to get media attention if you've got a background in the field (i.e. law enforcement). But I'm sure our writing background makes the writing part easier!
We went up to Sydney for the Olympics too - it was fantastic. And I love America! Have visited quite a lot, but would love to live there for a few months (or longer). Our last trip was 2005 and the West Coast. Loved it. "More Aussie than American"...mmm...I wonder what that does mean!
Was in Sydney for the 2000 Games there and had a terrific time. Without exception the 'natives' were more than great. Balanced and even-tempered, fun and upbeat. On the way back I spent two days in Melbourne, and was told that Melbourners (sic) and Sydneysiders were quite different, as were the city. Would love to experience more. A classmate from prep school now lives with his American wife in Manly, and has called me, "More Aussie than American." Whatever that means.