Monthly Archives: February 2012

Of Limousines and Mini Coopers

When I began looking for an agent to represent my first mystery novel, I made a personal discovery: I hated synopses.  I had wrestled with the manuscript, polishing it until like a limousine it glowed. I cut away everything I … Continue reading

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An Excellent Keynote

This past Saturday I drove to Chicago to be at the “Love Is Murder” Conference for the announcement of the Hugh Holton Scholarship by the Midwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America.  I learned this was the inaugural year … Continue reading

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Agents and Editors

It looks like I’ll be having a very full Wednesday when we’re in New York City for the Edgar Awards.  The MWA is holding a symposium during the day at the Lighthouse in New York City on W 59th Street. … Continue reading

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