Ann Parker is doin' the happy dance because WHAT GOLD BUYS is a finalist for the Sarton Women's Book Award (Historical Fiction category), which is sponsored by the Story Circle Network. Woot! Winners will be announced in mid-April. For a complete list of the finalists, check this out: http://www.storycircle.org/SartonLiteraryAward/pressrelease_shortlist_2017.shtml
Jean Rabe will be participating in Mystery-Thriller Week that kicks off Monday. She's doing a couple of Facebook chats offering writerly advice and some guest blogs. Here's the link: https://mysterythrillerweek.com/
Mar Preston has received a tempting offer to write for a TV series in development. Most of us who have been around for a while know how precarious pinning your hopes on an offer like this can be. Still, it’s flattering. She knows nothing about writing for TV.
Priscilla Royal stopped by the Poisoned Pen Press for a nostalgia visit of their old offices before they move to new digs above The Poisoned Pen Bookstore. A press above a bookstore? How appropriate is that? She also noted that the hotel where she stayed had the same toilet she now has after the Great Bathroom Demolition. Lest you think this is TMI, she is wondering if that is an omen she will open an inn....
Ellen Kirschman just finished reading Claudia Rowe’s memoir/true crime book. It was engaging and puzzling all at once. Her brief review is on Amazon and GoodReads.
On the Road: Travel Stories from the Trenches
Next week, the LadyKillers will don their travel shoes and share stories from their times on the road... Grab your rolling suitcase and come along with us!
Here's a little Willie Nelson (at The Grand Ole Opry!) to help you get in the mood: