Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This is the Last Time I'll be Posting on the Third Tuesday

Am I sad? Not in the least. It will be so refreshing, not just for me, but for everyone to read thoughts from someone new. And I'll still be here for the first Tuesday. After all, it's good for this old gal to hang out with all these younger girls.

So what do I have to say on this last third Tuesday posting? I've been busy as always. I received the text blog for my next Rocky Bluff P.D. mystery and spent two days searching for errors. Did I find any? Of course.

I'm also snatching bits of time to work on the next Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery. What's taken up most of my time is working on the blog tour I've organized for the RBPD. Besides asking people to host me on their blogs, I've written something different for each one. Fun, but a challenge.

As the new year has begun, I'm receiving invitations to give presentations. This past Saturday, I joined a writer's group to talk about promotion. It was interesting, because the majority who came knew nothing about what they should be doing to let people know about their books. I had handouts and I certainly hoped it helped.

In March, I've been invited to speak to the Central Coast chapter of Sisters in Crime. I love going over there because that's one of my favorite place in California. They've asked me to speak about blog tours, a perfect subject for me. I actually belong to that chapter even though it's a three hour drive to get over there-but I've made so many friends there it's definitely worth the trip.

As the year progresses, I'll be filling my calendar with other speaking engagements, book and craft festivals.

For my fellow Stiletto Gang members, how is 2016 shaping up for you?

For the readers of this blog, what are the kind of author events you enjoy ?

Marilyn, who will see you on the first Tuesday of February.

P. S. I'd love to show you the cover of my next book, but I don't have it yet.


6 comments:

  1. I enjoy author discussion-presentations. I enjoy hearing them read a bit from their novels and giving the behind-the-scenes for how their story came about. And, of course, having the opportunity to ask questions. See you on the first Thursday. Have fun at the Central Coast Sisters in Crime Conference

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    1. Thanks for your input, Marjorie--of course I goofed and posted this the wrong day, fixed now.

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  2. I love reading events. We have the opportunity to read from our work and gauge reactions. I like speaking events with women's groups. I always come away with a new story line or a peep of character support.

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  3. I'm not as crazy about reading from my book as talking about it. I love that we all like to do different things.

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  4. Whatever day you post, we value it! Now, with a few hours open, we can't wait to see how many other things you add to your schedule.

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  5. Oh, I'll be busy, I know that because I already am!

    Marilyn

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