At the PennWriters Conference this weekend
I’m attending the PennWriters Conference May 19-21 at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriot, hobnobbing with editors, agents, and fellow writers from the Keystone State and beyond. I’ll be signing copies of my books Saturday afternoon from 3:00 on, so if you’re at the conference, stop by and say hi.
Pennwriter’s 35th Annual Conference
Pennwriters 35th Annual Conference will be held at the DoubleTree Resort in Lancaster, PA from May 13-15, 2022. I’ll be attending both the conference and a pre-conference intensive, THE NOVEL: FROM IDEA TO FINAL DRAFT, given by Jonathan Maberry on May 12. If you’re attending, I hope to see you there. Message me, and we’ll get together.
Free “Crime Writer’s Week”
ProWritingAid is hosting a week-long virtual event for those of us who write crime and thriller novels. Eleven events are scheduled from Monday, April 19 through Thursday, April 22, with three additional events on Friday for those who subscribe to ProWritingAid. Free events include advice from writers, editors and publishers on plotting, editing, getting published,…
“Novak’s Mission” wins award from Writer’s Digest
Novak’s Mission has just won an Honorable Mention in the Mystery/Thriller category for the 2020 Writer’s Digest Self-Published E-book Awards. Apart from the honor of the thing, this should help with promotional efforts. Thank you to my editor, Kylee Madison, cover designer, Laura Boyle, and narrator of the audiobook, Robert McBride.
“Novak’s Mission” Live Launch
Join me for a half-hour Facebook live of Novak’s Mission on Thursday, August 27, and 8pm EDT. Find details on my Facebook Author’s Page. Novak’s Mission is a police procedural set in a Pittsburgh-area borough. It is as much about the relationship between Chief Karol Novak and his wife, Barbara, as it is about crime,…