This was the thrill of a lifetime, a dream come true. I received the Derringer Best Long Story award for my story “Death in the Serengeti.” The Derringers are awarded by the Short Mystery Fiction Society, and were presented at the World Mystery Convention (Bouchercon) in St. Petersburg, Florida. I’m having technical problems uploading the […]
At the World Mystery Convention (known as Bouchercon), I appeared on a panel about writing in multiple genres. I had been really excited about this assignment, since I “peanut-butter” myself across almost all genres, and it was a good time. I believe the audience was entertained and informed. (left to right) Karen E. Olson, Carla […]
Joanna Penn interviewed me for her exceptional podcast for writers, The Creative Penn. We talked for almost an hour about my book, How to Get Your Book Into Schools. If you aren’t already subscribed to the podcast, check it out here. Video is available on The Creative Penn’s YouTube channel here.
“Death in the Serengeti” has been selected for Best American Mystery Stories 2018! When I first began writing, I dreamed of one of my stories someday appearing in a Year’s Best anthology. It seemed impossible, but this fall that impossible dream will come true! I’ve been reading Otto Penzler’s Best American Mystery Stories for decades; this […]
“Death in the Serengeti” has been named winner of the 2018 Derringer Award in the Best Long Story category! One of my first dreams as a writer was to win a Best Story award, so this honor is a dream come true! The Short Mystery Fiction Society presents the Derringer Awards at Bouchercon, the World Mystery […]
Gerald So interviews me here about my two stories that are Derringer Award finalists.
Not one but two of my stories are Derringer Award finalists! “Death in the Serengeti” is a finalist in the Long Story category; “The Kids Keep Coming” is a finalist in the Short Story category. The Derringers are awarded by the Short Mystery Fiction Society and are presented at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention. It […]
I’m delighted to announce that How to Get Your Book Into Schools is part of the Write Stuff 2018 bundle for writers. This collection, curated by the great Kristine Kathryn Rusch, includes eight books, a video series, and a 30-day program. All for just $15. Here’s what Kris has to say about this bundle, available […]
Thursday will be the last day you can get this outstanding Young Adult bundle that includes my novel, Offside. For as little as five bucks, you can get five novels, or you can get all thirteen for fifteen dollars. It’s a great deal, and you can also allocate some of the proceeds to a terrific […]
If you’ve haven’t read my novel Offside, you’ll never get a better opportunity. (And if you have read it, there’s a great opportunity for you, too.) Offside is part of an exciting bundle of Young Adult novels called The Light in the Dark YA Bundle. And the neat thing about really good YA is that […]