No Morocco, Just Insomnia

I’m supposed to be in Morocco now. My husband and I planned this big trip for months! But in early September, a stressful situation caused Danny to stop sleeping. By the time the situation was resolved a week later, he had developed a pattern of insomnia. He...

Killer Nashville and the Claymore Award

I wasn’t planning to attend another writing conference this year! I’ve already been to Left Coast Crime in March and the California Crime Writers Conference in June–one more conference than I usually budget in a year. But then this happened: The...

Three Really Fun Upcoming Events

You’ve all heard of pop-up restaurants. Come and experience pop-up readers. Many of the authors in Fault Lines, the first anthology from the NorCal Sisters in Crime, will be giving flash readings at Borderlands Books: Sunday, April 28, 3 pmBorderlands Books866...

Highlights Reel – Left Coast Crime 2019

When my husband contemplated coming with me to Left Coast Crime in Vancouver, I said, “It’ll be rainy and cold. It won’t be much fun taking in the sights in March.” Wrong. So wrong. Vancouver was the first highlight of the...

Left Coast Crime 2019 in Vancouver

Beautiful Vancouver, BC, here I come: Left Coast Crime Convention, March 28-31st. Five homies from Santa Cruz Women of Mystery will be there–same five as LCC Reno. My schedule is packed. Besides the many events I want to attend like the always hilarious Burning...