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Welcome to Part Three of my first Malice Domestic experience. After these past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, what a joy to travel and meet people face-to-face again. Of course, as you may have read in Part Two, I headed into the party already flying high after talking with a literary agent and being asked to send my partial manuscript. So, let's get social!
Welcome to Part Two of my first Malice Domestic experience. Get a glimpse into the excitement of just a portion of my Friday at the conference. And find out about my super cute pitch swag idea!
In 2021, I won the Dorothy Cannell Scholarship Award presented by Sisters in Crime (read more here). One of the fantastic benefits of winning was the opportunity to attend my first Malice Domestic Conference.
The Chicks celebrated the holidays with a festive party and a fun game of Guess the Author. We wrote (mostly)holiday-themed six-word stories, and we wanted to share them with you. Enjoy!
When a friend emailed me about the Dorothy Cannell Scholarship awarded by Sisters in Crime with the opportunity to attend the Malice Domestic mystery conference, I knew I had to apply. And a few weeks later, I received another email with the subject line, CONGRATULATIONS!
So, you're headed into the query trenches. You'll want to give yourself the best possible chance at snagging the elusive literary agent. Settle in with a cup of our favorite beverage and check out these tips and resources.
What a journey! October 10, 2020, I finally typed the words "The End" for my cozy mystery novel TIME'S UP FOR FATHER TIME. The book began as my first-ever NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) project.
Typically, as a writer, you hear of two different camps regarding the writing process. You're either a Plotter or a Pantser. There is no right or wrong; it's merely a preference in how you like to write. But today, I'd like to put forth a third option to which I have recently become very fond—the Plantser writing process.