Bouchercon 47: The Anthony Awards

The Anthony is an award named for the critic and writer Anthony Boucher (August 21, 1911 to April 29, 1968). It is one of the most prestigious awards in the mysery field and is voted on by the attendees at the convention, this year including me, Nancy Gallt, and you, if you were there. (If […]

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Notes from Bouchercon 47, continued

New Orleans 2016 – Blood on the Bayou Nancy Gallt and I got up early on Friday to be at the 7:30 New Author Breakfast at Bouchercon. Twenty-four first-time authors got three minutes each to stand up and talk about themselves and their books while their semi-hungover audience eats very good eggs, sausage, and biscuits. […]

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Notes from Bouchercon 47

New Orleans 2016 — Blood on the Bayou Nancy Gallt and I attended Bouchercon in New Orleans, to see some friends and do a little business. Also, we’re always on the lookout for a new writer who needs representation. I love hanging out with book people. The Opening Ceremonies featured the guests of honor in […]

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Magpie Going to New Orleans

We’re excited to be heading to Bouchercon in New Orleans. If you don’t know about this mystery conference, their website will give you a glimpse: bouchercon.com . I hope to be too busy to have time to post anything from the meeting, but I’ll take lots of notes. Probably. You can’t visit New Orleans without […]

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