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...

As Award Season Opens

Fiction writing doesn’t have the flashy award shows like movies and music. But there are awards for writers that are just as meaningful to them as any Oscar. In the mystery genre, some of these awards–the Agatha, Derringer, Edgar and Macavity–include...

Kelly’s Books

November was like the anti-NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) for me. Writing and promo halted thanks to the never-ending, interior-door-replacement project. Danny and I also both got sick with colds, probably because of the stress of the project combined with...

SANTA CRUZ WEIRD and more!

SANTA CRUZ WEIRD is coming! This new anthology brings you 18 short stories set against the weird and wondrous backdrop of Santa Cruz, California. The big launch will be at the Santa Cruz Art Center, on Sunday, September 16th at 6:30 p.m. Many of the authors, including...