Category Archives: Events

Killer Nashville Part 3: Post Conference Activities

  After the book signing, a hotel banquet worker helped me transport my books to my room. He went above and beyond his job description and is one of the many reasons I loved The Hutton Hotel. Rae Ann and … Continue reading

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Six Train gets a little more press

Last week’s interview with Anna Maria Hansen appeared in the 7/17 edition of the Price County Daily: Write this way: author Kourtney Heintz comes to Butternut! I’m dishing on my drafting style, where I’d go in a time machine, and how … Continue reading

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Edgars Week in NYC

I planned to be in New York April 24th for the Edgars week. Mystery Writers of America is sponsoring several events leading up to the Edgar awards on Thursday night. Unfortunately, I came down with a wicked stomach virus Sunday … Continue reading

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Kristan Higgins’ Book Signing at Durham Library

Last Thursday, I attended Kristan Higgins book signing at Durham Public Library, which is a cozy library where one expects to encounter Lorelei and Rory from the Gilmore Girls. The activity room was filled to capacity with fans of Ms. … Continue reading

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CTRWA April Meeting Notes

Here are my notes from the CTRWA April meeting… Next month is the CT Fictionfest one day conference. There will be 13 editors/agents in attendance and 128 attendees. And there is still availability if you’d like to attend. There will … Continue reading

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My Experiences with Charity Auctions for Writers

This Saturday at the CTRWA meeting, I shared my experiences bidding on charity auction items for writers. Let’s just say I’m not the most poised speaker. Shaky hands, I can hide with the podium. Nervous movement I can control. A … Continue reading

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Why do I say Um so Much?

Seriously. Whenever, I am giving a brief presentation or talk “Um” slides into the pauses. Why can’t I just freaking pause?! I was practicing a 10 minute overview of charity auctions for writers today. And of course, I said Um … Continue reading

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Bid on Manuscript Critiques For Charity

Last year, I participated in a few charity auctions and won manuscript critiques from agents, editor and published authors. Overall, it was a great experience  for me. I’m still revising based off of the feedback I got. I came across … Continue reading

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Win An Autographed Copy of Fruit of All Evil

In honor of one of my fav authors having a new release in March, I decided to have my first blog contest ever. The prize: An autographed copy of Fruit of All Evil by Paige Shelton. The rules are simple: … Continue reading

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Ann Leary Charity Event for Literacy

Sunday March 6, 2011, I attended  “In Her Own Words…An Afternoon with Author Ann Leary”  a charity event for the Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury (LVGW). The event was at Carmen Anthony’s Fishhouse, which provided a lovely venue with delicious … Continue reading

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