Tag Archives: Killer Nashville

Sick Days and Trade Offs to get to Killer Nashville

I have to take a few sick days this week. Unfortunately, that means I have to cancel my appearance at the NELA Conference in the Sisters In Crime booth on October 26. I thought I could do it up until … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville Act 2

Saturday morning I attended the “V is for Villain” workshop presented by Rae Ann Parker and Cate Hart. So many great takeways but I’ll just highlight a few here: Villain should have the same chance of winning and their goal … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville Act 1

This was the view from my room at The Hutton Hotel. (You can read my review of the hotel by clicking on the Hutton hotel link.) It was the best conference hotel I’ve ever stayed at and the nicest most … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Emerson

Since I’m on my way to Killer Nashville (where I’ll be signing books and participating on panels from August 22-26), Emerson graciously agreed to impart some of his dog wisdom today. Life Lessons from Emerson 1) If someone is ignoring you, … Continue reading

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RJ Julias and Killer Nashville–Author Signings!

I’ve got two mega exciting events coming up in August so I decided to add a quick post this week! ***** I will be down in Nashville, TN signing books  August 22-25th  at Killer Nashville Writer Conference in the Hutton Hotel & … Continue reading

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Last Killer Nashville Post–Search and Rescue

The last panel of Killer Nashville wrapped up with The SARTEC K-9 Unit. Amazing experience to hear these people speak and meet their partners (who are also their personal pets). Some highlights from the panel: Their dogs are trained to … Continue reading

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C.J. Redwine Knows How to Write A Query Letter

Here’s my second to last installment from Killer Nashville and in my mind the most important. Why? Because I stunk at writing query letters until this conference. And C.J. Redwine’s workshop was a big part of turning that around. This … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville–YA Mysteries and Thrillers

So after a long delay, here’s another post about a panel at Killer Nashville. There were so many great panels, it was hard to choose which to attend and then which to blog about. Anyway, since genre was my biggest … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville–Jeffery Deaver Panel

Day two of the conference has some great panels, but my favorite had to be Jeffery Deaver’s presentation on how he writes thrillers. What I thought was really great was how much he stressed that this is only his method … Continue reading

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Killer Nashville: Romance and Mysteries plus TBI panel

There were forty plus panels during the three-day Killer Nashville conference, so I figure I will blog highlights from the ones I attended. I can’t talk about every panel or even everyone I attended  or else the conference blogs would … Continue reading

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