Camille Minichino has been campaigning vigorously for the position of Secretary of the NorCal chapter of Mystery Writers of America. The nail-biting period will be over soon when the results come in this month.
Jean Rabe has a guest post on the Mystery Tribune website https://www.mysterytribune.com/2017/01/04/jean-rabe-write-mystery-novel/
Mar Preston has been invited to the Public Safety Writers Association Conference in Las Vegas to speak on the subject of editing crime fiction in the pre-conference workshop as well as critique manuscripts. She will also give a presentation during the July Conference on editing. She is very flattered and a bit breathless.
Ellen Kirschman is under deadline to finish the second edition of I LOVE A COP. She has a new work plan for 2017. Write from 8 to noon. Set the timer to move 5 minutes every hour. No email, bubble spinner or FB until the afternoon. Can she do it? Place your bets.
Priscilla Royal and Ann Parker have short stories appearing in an anthology of Poisoned Pen Press authors, Bound by Mystery, now available for preorder, with a March 2017 release: https://www.amazon.com/Bound-Mystery-Celebrating-Years-Poisoned/dp/1464208328
More favorite reads of 2016 ahead!
Last week, our crew came up with their offerings of favorite books of 2016, and this coming week we continue with our second shift of LadyKiller bloggers. Drop on by and offer up your recommendations as well. We'd love to hear what books rose to the top of your personal Top 10 for the year!