Hi Peg. Thanks for stopping by.
Keeping up with the reviewing part is the more difficult. I'm always tempted to finish one book and jump right on to another. It takes discipline to do those reviews first, though.
Very cool, Peg! I love the Elizabethan era--whenever I'm in England, I manage to squeeze in a trip to Dorset and some sort of Elizabeth I connection. Warwick castle has one of her saddles (a highlight of my visit, along with the torture chamber). ;)
I'm always glad to meet Five Star authors--we're an eclectic bunch! :)
Left Coast Crime is one of my favorite conferences. It's really well run, wherever it is, and is the perfect size. Big enough to be very professional, but not as big as a Bcon, where you can't see everyone. You both should give it a try!
Thanks for your comment. I'd love to come up with some quote-y sort of commentary for your presentation... thanks for asking! I'm running out the door this morning and I'll be out all day. But I promise to get back to you soon.
By the way - I'm also thinking about LCC - I've never been there either. But I've heard good things.
Sadly, no. I've got a romance coming out in January, but nothing in mystery yet, and I just can't justify the expense, even though I'll miss seeing old friends. I'm looking seriously at Left Coast Crime in Denver, just because it's one I haven't been to yet.
Thanks for the PR information. I need it. My book, The Beatitudes, is a paranormal thriller set in New Orleans. It will be out in the fall and I am donating all royalties directly to the New Orleans Public Library Foundation. Libraries support the infrastructure of a great city, so I have started The Beatitudes Network to promote awareness of the importance of public libraries in NOLA.
The blogsite www.beatitudesinneworleans.blogspot.com describes the Network, has excerpts from The Beatitudes, recipes, and more. Merci mille fois. Lyn Lejeune.
Writers, please pass the word…..it’s for a good cause….don’t let the libraries of New Orleans or the US go the way of The Great Library of Alexandria. P.S. just posted an excerpt on my page here on crimespace.
Hi Peg--I'm glad to meet you! I'm from a whole family of teachers. Actually, I used to teach myself for awhile, business. So I appreciate all those years you spent shaping/encouraging kids before you retired. Thanks for that.
Love your rendering all true of the process of getting your ms. from your hands to a well espcted agent who is passionate about your work and then to an editor at a pub house who alo salivates. However all that effort when successful is quite the epiphany.
I have at least 5 copies of my new book,
HONEYMOON FOR THREE, to give away to Crimespace members. Let me know if you are interested. I will need addresses of the winners. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
My mother grew up in Harbor Beach, Michigan (in the thumb). My uncle still lives there.
Hi, Peg, thanks for the comment. I'm especially glad to make Friends who love the same authors I do on Crimespace, where many have a taste for Dark. I think we already know each other, btw. SinC? Guppies? Liz