Big Zoom Event & a New Misterio Author

With writers conferences, bookshop appearances, and the publishing industry grinding to a standstill the last few months, I feel very fortunate to have any events to announce. On July 3, at 5 p.m. (Pacific Time), I will be reading with other Santa Cruz Women of Mystery at a Bookshop Santa Cruz Zoom Forward event. You … Read more

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 Valencia StreetSan Francisco, CA The Bay Area Book Festival, May 4 & 5 in … Read more

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 Love: The Sex Panel, I’ll be helping at Registration on Thursday … Read more

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 moi, will be reading. There will also be … Read more

Crime on the Comstock (Left Coast Crime 2018)

I’m still coming down from the sleepless nights and smoky miasma of Left Coast Crime in Reno. A conference attendee would be hard-pressed to find cheaper hotel rates, and I did win $82 playing black jack, but five days at the Nugget murdered my sinuses! I flew into Reno before the official start of LCC. … Read more

Santa Cruz Women of Mystery

One of the latest developments in my writerly life is the formation of Santa Cruz Women of Mystery. We are a group of nine mystery writers from Santa Cruz County: ┬áJenny Carless, Mary Feliz, Mary Flodin, Vinnie Hansen, Katherine Bolger Hyde, Nancy Lynn Jarvis, Leslie Karst, Peggy Townsend, and Nancy Wood. We write a wide … Read more