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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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BinderConLA 2016 at UCLA

Gillian G., a very talented illustrator, did these while watching our panel. I can’t believe someone can do that — amazing. Her link is at the end. I purposely left off any reference to Callie’s hair color so readers could … Continue reading

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I’ll be at BinderconLA this weekend on the YA panel

I am in the writing cave, working on a new, secret project that I’m excited about. It’s not a Starters book, but something new. However, I was asked to be on the “Tense and Sensibility” Panel, “Ways to Tackle Tragedy … Continue reading

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California Library Association Conference 2015

I’ll be signing at the CLA Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, this Friday from 12:30 to 1:30pm only. I’ll be there with a select group of amazing YA authors and friends. If you’re attending, stop by to say hi and take any … Continue reading

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RT Convention 2015, Dallas

Went to my first RT Convention earlier this month and got to meet one of my YA author heroes, Scott Westerfeld. I love his Uglies series which is long overdue to be a film. He’s just remarkably talented. Here we are, with … Continue reading

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RT Booklovers Convention 2015

Next week, this is where I’ll be. If you are attending, come and see me. It’s my first time there and I’m going to listen to some panels from people like Mark Coker and Neil Thompson. They get the best … Continue reading

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Keynote at the La Jolla Writer’s Conference 2014

View from my room, early morning. This was the first year at the Hyatt, and they couldn’t have been nicer. Love getting a welcome tray of wine, water, fruit and trail mix when I arrive. Service was outstanding. Writer Kimberly … Continue reading

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La Jolla Writer’s Conference

This weekend I will be at the La Jolla Writer’s Conference again. I’ll give the Friday night keynote address and also teach one class. Saturday, I’ll do the query workshop and also talk about fatal mistakes that beginning writers make … Continue reading

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Thrillerfest 2014 Conference

I flew in a day early to catch a play with NY friends. The play was great and it was special getting to see them. Jonathan Karp, CEO of Simon & Schuster The next day, at the Craftfest luncheon, I … Continue reading

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