Author Archives: Lissa

Win this mega-prize package for FIRSTBORN by Tosca Lee

Hurry and win this treasure trove of beautiful and fascinating delights from Tosca Lee to celebrate the release of FIRSTBORN, the sequel and end of the duology that began with the wonderful THE PROGENY, which I loved. This series is … Continue reading

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WRITES OF SPRING at Rio Hondo College 2017

   I gave the opening presentation at the annual Rio Hondo College “Writes of Spring” Festival on Wednesday, April 19th in the Wray Theater. The college writing students were focused and attentive, and asked very smart questions after. My friend … Continue reading

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Can I Help You?

When I was first published, I spoke at the annual SCBWI conference. After one of my talks, someone came up and was pleading for help. They wanted private tutoring, help with their publishing journey. My schedule then was so intense … Continue reading

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Bouchercon 2016, My First Bouchercon

A few authors and special guests were treated to a wonderful evening that began with several horse-drawn carriages taking us on a leisurely tour through the French Quarter. That’s David Morrell next to me, the father of RAMBO as well … Continue reading

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New Orleans, Here I Come!

If you live in New Orleans, I will see you next week! I’ll be there for my first Bouchercon, a mystery-thriller convention named after Anthony Boucher (pronounced BOW-sure). But I will be doing some public events. This is the gorgeous … Continue reading

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Thrillerfest 2016 – The Conference for Thriller Authors

Last month I was at Thrillerfest again in NYC and here’s KJ Howe, soon-to-be debut author! Her book is called The Freedom Brokers, to be published by Hachette, and it’s so exciting. Got to have dinner with some of my … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster Free Tickets – The Link You Need

If you’ve been a Ticketmaster customer between 1999-2013, you should have some voucher/discount credits in your account in the Voucher section because of the class-action settlement. But there is some confusion, and I’ve not seen any news that included all … Continue reading

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THE PROGENY is out today! Win it here.

I am so excited to have this beautiful hardcover book in my hands! You can’t tell, but the title is embossed in gold. Below is the blurb I gave it. I loved this book.  Because the main character is 21, … Continue reading

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The Tomorrow Prize Winners

  Here is the winner of the Tomorrow Prize, Matilda Berke, a high school junior, for her amazing short story ROCKSTAR. I predict great things for this very gifted writer. These are the four talented finalists and the actors who … Continue reading

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Judging the Tomorrow Prize

Click on the photo above to see it larger. I’m one of the final judges for The Tomorrow Prize for short science fiction written by students. The winner not only wins prizes but their school also benefits. All winners will … Continue reading

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